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Offer: Maintenance Technician:Alexion Pharmaceuticals

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Maintenance Technician

Alexion Pharmaceuticals

   » Dublin
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   » Fixed term contract
   » Updated 24/05/2018
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At the new Alexion Bulk Drug Substance facility in College Park, Dublin we are constructing a new state of the art bio-manufacturing facility. We are also building our team to create a manufacturing culture of excellence in everything we do.

Position Summary

At the new Alexion Bulk Drug Substance facility in College Park, Dublin we are constructing a new state of the art bio-manufacturing facility. We are also building our team to create a manufacturing culture of excellence in everything we do. We will deliver on time for our patients with the highest quality product.
The Maintenance Technician is member of a high performing, empowered shift team, responsible for the maintenance, repair and trouble-shooting of process equipment in the Alexion Dublin Bulk Drug Substance (BDS facility). This position is also responsible for assisting in the co-ordination and scheduling of maintenance works performed by service vendors.
The function will initially be on days during the project / commissioning phase with a planned migration to the required shift pattern to align with production activities.
The function is on a 1 year fixed term contact (FTC) basis with a view that the function will be required beyond this time period as part of sustaining operations.

Principal Responsibilities

Complying with the Maintenance and Quality System by adherence to all significant SOP's, policies and cGMP requirements.
Proactively ensuring that all Environmental, Health and Safety responsibilities are carried out according to EHS regulations and procedures.
Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance tasks in conformity with site policies and procedures.
Utilising and maintaining Information technology systems as required, e.g. Computerised Maintenance Management Systems.
Assist in writing and revising Maintenance job plans and SOP's for new equipment / processes as required.
Assist in the development of training materials for new equipment / processes as required.
Utilising structured troubleshooting and problem solving method to resolve equipment issues.
Support process safety and equipment related investigations / CAPA's.
The maintenance technician will also develop and demonstrate individual specialisms as subject matter expert across multiple process technologies.
Adept at gathering and analysing process and operational performance data and leading operational process improvements.
Display technical leadership abilities and specialisation by acting as 'Champion' and leading improvement initiatives across shifts and functions.
Seek and implement opportunities for Continuous Improvement.
Use Lean Tools as part of everyday operations (Standard Work, 5S, Method 1, 2 etc.) to optimize efficiency and drive the culture of Continuous Improvement and Zero Defects.
Support Facility and Equipment start up and Validation activities. Provide input on equipment installation, start-up, operation and troubleshooting to support introduction of new products into sustaining operations.
Shift working is required. The shift pattern may be varied according to business requirements and will typically require weekend working and periodic rotation between day and night shifts.
Other tasks as required.

3 years + practice performing maintenance on process equipment in a cGMP commercial manufacturing environment, preferably with practice working in a cleanroom environment.
Familiar with biopharmaceutical equipment and systems such as bioreactors, centrifuges, autoclaves / glass washers, CIP, media/buffer systems, and purification systems.
Strong technical, troubleshooting and problem solving expertise.
Proficient in use of Microsoft Office and other computer applications i.e. CMMS.
Good interpersonal and communication expertise.
Must be expertiseable of the regulatory and GMP requirements for maintenance activities.

Degree/Diploma and/or technical certification / trade in a mechanical, electrical or related field.

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