Pharma Manufacturing Maintenance Lead-Shift

Job Locations IE-Galway
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 11 months ago(4/6/2017 10:29 AM)
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As production line lead you will play an integral part of the line is responsible for leading the line in terms of production, quality and co-ordination of people.
3 fairly weekly rotated shifts Monday-Friday. Evenings and night shifts offer a premium on top of basic salary.




  • Good communication, leadership and people management skills are essential.
  • Availability to work on three shift cycle Monday to Friday is essential. 
  • Experience of operating and maintaining high-speed equipment in GMP environment is essential.
  • Previous mechanical engineering experience in a manufacturing environment is essential.
  • A third level qualification in mechanical engineering or an equivalent discipline with 2-3 years’ experience in a Pharmaceutical FDA/IMB manufacturing environment is preferable.


  • Meet production schedule on a daily and weekly basis.
  • Communicate and record any downtime or production stoppages to maintenance and your supervisor.
  • Ensure all materials and equipment is available for the line  to run smoothly
  • Organise efficient line clearances, review cleaning logs and sign accordingly
  • Communicate to people on the line – daily targets.
  • Manufacture / pack product to GMP  / regulatory standards as outlined in company documentation
  • Accurate completion of all necessary documentation, and review of work orders prior to sign off.
  • Carry out IPC checks as outlined in company documentation
  • Ensure machines / equipment are maintained and working correctly
  • Carry out minor machine / equipment adjustments as appropriate
  • Clean machines / work area in accordance with standard operating procedures
  • Assist with training as required by carrying out “on the job” training with process operators.
  • Assist in preparation of new and review existing procedures
  • Attainment of targets relevant to work centre
  • Adherence to health and safety procedures
  • Ensure compliance to documented procedures and GMP requirements as outlined in company procedures.
  • Maintenance  of hygiene / housekeeping standards in the production area
  • Comply with terms and conditions outlined in your contract of employment.


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