Refrigeration Engineer - Carlow, Ireland

  • Salary: €24.16 - €41.07 per hour LTD
  • REF Number: 00045782
  • Consultant: Julie Marshall
  • Contact: 01438 723500
  • Date Published: 13.06.2019
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Ireland (Dublin area), Ireland (Cork area)
  • Discipline:

CK Group is recruiting for a Refrigeration Engineer to join a company in the Pharmaceutical industry at their site based in Carlow on a contract basis for 12 months.

The Company: Our client is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. This position sits within their Manufacturing Division, which consists of a team of dedicated, energetic individuals, committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and health products worldwide. They have an interdependent global manufacturing network that's committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe.

The Location: The role is based at our client's site in Carlow, Ireland. Carlow is a fascinating town which pre dates written Irish history, has played a major part in Irish history and even served as the capital of the country in the 14th century. Carlow is located approximately 50 miles from Dublin and has good rail links as well as being close to the N9 & N80 roads.

The Role:

  • The HVAC/Refrigeration Engineer will perform an integral role in the development of this 2 drug product facility.
  • You will take ownership for the HVAC and refrigeration systems on site (such as, but not limited to, ISO Grade A, C and D environments; the integration of the required supporting utilities; clean steam, chilled water, heating hot water, instrument air, 2-8degC coldrooms, ambient warehousing, fumehoods, incubators, Process Chillers and local refrigeration systems).
  • You will provide leadership, cross functional support and technical expertise to IUFT, maintenance and manage their operation through design, construction, validation, start-up and commercial manufacturing. Ensure that objectives are effectively achieved, consistent with the business requirements to ensure compliance, safety and reliable supply to their customers.
  • You will collaborate across functions, supporting, coaching and facilitating project sub-teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for delivery of schedule milestones throughout the project duration.
  • Collaborate and work cross functionally to develop and deliver on all aspects of the project through URS, FAT, SAT, IC, OC, IQ, OQ, PPQ and commercialization to meet schedule milestones.
  • Driving operational and technical excellence to deliver all components of a stable support utility (HVAC) equipment portfolio supporting PPQ, facility start-up and commercial supply, supported by a flexible, collaborative, multi-skilled teamwork environment.
  • Assist with the design and operationalisation of a successful IUFT that delivers right-first-time HVAC/Refrigeration equipment to achieve production requirements.
  • SME (subject matter expert) in HVAC/Refrigeration engineering lifecycle (design, through to sustaining operations; including ARM - asset reliability maintenance).
  • SME in HVAC and refrigeration (cleanroom environments, HVAC balancing), mechanical, electrical, fluid and pneumatic utility systems, 2-8degC coldrooms, ambient warehousing, fumehoods, incubators, Process Chillers and local refrigeration systems.

Your Background:

  • Degree qualification or equivalent (Science, Engineering, Technical).
  • Experience in manufacturing in a GMP HVAC environment utilizing ISO 14644-1 classifications (such as Grade A, C and D.
  • Evidence of continuous professional development is desirable.
  • This is a hugely exciting opportunity for an ambitious and experienced individual to play a key role in a dynamic, motivated, high-performing group at an exciting moment for the company's expansion in Ireland.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Julie on 01438 723500 or email pharmacontracts@ckagroup.co.uk. Alternatively, please click on the link below to apply online now. Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference 45782 in all correspondence.

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