Day Shift-Maintenance Supervisor

Posted 04 July 2023
LocationCounty Galway
Job type Permanent
Discipline Manufacturing
Contact NameEugene O’Rourke

Job description

What you need to know

Our client who are a provider of sterilisation services to many of the world’s largest medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers is currently seeking a Maintenance Supervisor to join their team.

In this role you will be reporting to the Technical Service Manager, and you will be responsible for leading/co-ordinating the Maintenance team in day-to-day Maintenance activities on-site.

This is role is a Permanent Opportunity with the role being on a Day shift and on a Monday to Friday basis. The core hours for the role are 8:30-5:30. There is also flexibility on these hours.

Benefits on offer include the following. Employer pension contribution, Private Medical Insurance and 25 days annual leave.


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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Meet up with Management and Technicians daily to discuss the earmarked workload outlining what are the prioritised tasks to be completed and discuss any Maintenance issues from the previous day.

  • Leading the Maintenance team focussing on equipment reliability

  • Responsible for the installation and upkeep of laboratory test equipment and associated services

  • Hands on approach to de-bugging and fault-finding activities of mechanical and electrical equipment, instrumentation, and control systems

  • Liaise with other teams/departments on the site such as laboratory teams and equipment suppliers to work out what new test equipment is needed.

  • Develop equipment maintenance, calibration, and operating instructions.

  • Involvement and proactiveness in equipment improvement and modernisation projects


What are we looking for?


  • Degree qualified in an Engineering discipline or relevant discipline to the Medical Device/Pharma sector.


  • 2-3 years’ experience as a Maintenance Supervisor co-ordinating/leading a team of Maintenance/Calibration Technicians in a Med device/Pharma background.

  • Strong awareness of ISO regulations and experience of meeting tight deadlines orientated around ISO regulations.

  • Strong in documenting downtime issues, routine preventative maintenance, installations, and modernisation projects


  • Effective Communicator. Possess the ability to successfully communicate with different teams.

  • Can get hands on/stuck into any Maintenance issues/duties and any improvement projects.

  • Strong in leading a team and be diligent in ensuring that duties associated with the Maintenance team is carried out.

  • Goal orientated and target minded individual.

Apply for this job now by sending in a Word version of your CV or get in touch with Eugene at 0874075822

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