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Facilities Maintenance Director

Reference:POR778714 Location: Limerick
Qualification:DegreeExperience:10+ Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: QA Director, Facilities Engineer

A leading global Biopharmaceutical company based in Limerick is currently seeking a Facilities Maintenance Director. Responsible for the organization and Management of a Facilities Operations group you will sustain and grow the Facilities Maintenance team. In this role you will be responsible for the administration of the Facilities Maintenance group including strategic planning, compliance and budget planning along with the development of new initiatives and the implementation of operational improvements for the site and departmental objectives.

The Role

  • Act as a senior member of the Facilities management team in providing leadership and direction to support the successful operation of a Facilities group.
  • Manage a team of employees and outside contractors/vendors who are responsible for maintaining general facilities, HVAC, biopharmaceutical process equipment, electrical, calibration and monitoring equipment in a qualified state to support the production schedule.
  • Build technical, support and high-performance competences within the team to develop and sustain high-performance Team Output and Objectives.
  • Play a lead role in the development, implementation and periodic review of maintenance and service strategies and departmental objectives.
  • Lead and implement continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Work closely with Operations, Systems Support, and Quality functions to ensure Regulatory Compliance and prompt customer service.

The Person
Education and Experience:

  • A Third Level Qualification such as Bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree BE/BEng/ME/MEngSc in Engineering/Science or related area.
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in a people management role.
  • Minimum 10 + years of relevant industry experience in the maintenance of GMP facilities and automated process equipment.
  • Previous experience with equipment reliability methods including preventive & predictive maintenance, TPM, FMEA/RCM.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to build relationships, partnerships and influence and/or enforce decisions with peers and management.
  • Strong negotiation, communication and presentation skills across all levels.
  • Able to build trust and respect as a manager of people, with a priority for the development of staff.
  • Proven problem-solving capability with the ability to provide innovative/alternative approaches which meet business requirements in a compliant manner.

If you would like further Information you can contact the recruiter directly:

Paula O'Reilly | Tel: +353 (0) 1 507 9265