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Site Engineering Obsolescence Lead required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Biotech client in Limerick. Contract role. The Site Engineering Obsolescence Lead is a professional who has several years of experience working in the field of manufacturing engineering / asset management.


  • Chairing of weekly Obsolescence team meetings
  • JJVC Obsolescence Budget and Budgeting management
  • Follow-up with Engineering SMEs (equipment owners) on status of items
  • Champion for Equipment Obsolescence (governance, oversight and escalation/communication to SLT / Stakeholders)
  • Creating / managing / reporting relevant KPIs (eg impact on unplanned downtimes across the fleet)
  • New equipment requirements (URS input) with regard to Obsolescence
  • Continuous Improvement of JJVC Obsolescence process

  • Hold a relevant degree or equivalent qualification & experience in operations, manufacturing or mechanical engineering.
  • 4 years' experience in relevant engineering / asset management / maintenance leadership role
  • Prior experience in a GMP or medical device manufacturing environment
  • Prior experience in equipment and process validation activities
  • Good project management and communication skills.
  • Ability to apply a scientific approach to problem solving, blending analytical and experimental skills to maximize productivity and yields is an essential requirement.
  • Develop good working relationships across the business
  • Ability to motivate and lead - must be team orientated
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Good attention to detail
  • Proficient at Stakeholder management

Please call James Farrar today for further information on 061-365969 or email
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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