AbbVie Engineeering Technician (Biologics) in Ballytivnan, Ireland

Engineeering Technician (Biologics)

Ireland, Connaught, Ballytivnan


Requisition #1805067

Are you looking for your next Career move? Interested in joining the No.1 Great Place to Work in Ireland? If so then read on!

AbbVie currently require experienced Engineering Technicians/Specialists to join their new Biologics facility in Sligo based at the SHINGO Award winning Ballytivnan site. This role will provide the successful candidates the opportunity to join the team in the Biologics site start-up phase which provides a unique opportunity to join a Biologics facility in the Northwest. The initial Technician roles provide the opportunity to participate in the design & process activity in advance of equipment arrival. The technology on the site will include Aseptic Fill Finish equipment, Lyophilisation equipment and Anti-Body Drug Conjugate technology.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participating in design and process project conversations to ensure reliability by design is built in prior to equipment arrival.

  • Active Participation in Factory Acceptance testing at vendor sites, Site Acceptance Testing and commissioning and qualification of equipment.

  • Ensuring proactive high performance of day to day preventative and demand maintenance activity to maintain manufacturing and utility equipment.

  • Owning and preparing, preventative and predictive maintenance for new pharma equipment being installed and approval of these procedures on Maximo.

  • Liaising with Internal/External Engineering Personnel and contract maintenance providers in maintaining trouble shooting, and installing/commissioning equipment.

  • Implementation of equipment/process upgrade in an environment of continuous improvement.

  • Support the Production Team in ensuring that manufacturing equipment is maintained to meet the output and yield requirements.

Education Required

  • Relevant Engineering Qualification to Cert Level (minimum) (Diploma/Degree Preferred)

  • Relevant Trade Qualification

Experience Required

  • 3 years experience working in a highly regulated manufacturing environment (Pharma/Biologic/Medical Device)

  • Proven problem solving ability on complex equipment

  • Proven instrumentation/PLC trouble shooting ability