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AbbVie Maintenance Technician in Carrigtohill, Ireland

At AbbVie, our strength lies in our team of experts who conduct ground-breaking science on a global scale every day. In choosing your career & life path, choose to be extraordinary!

AbbVie’s operations in Carrigtohill, Cork is a modern bulk tablet finish facility which manufactures solid and capsule formulations. Innovative new technologies, combined with the depth of expertise within the local workforce, has allowed those based there to develop and deliver products and processes to support AbbVie’s wider global needs. These range from small scale clinical trial supply to large commercial manufacturing.

We currently have a development fixed-term contract opportunity for a Maintenance Technician in the Engineering Department in our manufacturing facility at Carrigtwohill, Cork.

To maintain equipment as per the maintenance program, troubleshoot and resolve malfunctions, propose equipment solutions, report anomalies, ensure regulatory compliance (FDA, IMB, GMP, Safety, and Environmental legislation), and conduct onsite equipment calibration. By fulfilling these responsibilities THE maintenance technician will contribute to equipment reliability, compliance, and optimal performance within regulatory frameworks.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To complete maintenance & calibration tasks through the site CMMS

  • Adhere to CMMS System and SOPs

  • Support Maintenance excellence programme by completing w/os correctly and by adhering to eh weekly schedule for planned maintenance.

  • Engage with the Maintenance Excellence programme and support the Maintenance Supervisor and the Reliability Engineer in its deployment.

  • Maintain the plant and equipment in optimum condition, and to accurately complete all documentation and Logbooks in a GMP compliant manner.

  • To assist in the drive for reliability excellence and the deployment of the PdM programme

  • Identify and maintain spare parts and tools, to ensure timely maintenance of plant & equipment.

  • Prepare and update assigned SOPs.

  • Be familiar with and adhere to Engineering department SOPs and those of other departments as relevant.

  • To Troubleshoot and resolve equipment malfunction.

  • To take a lead role in maintaining plant electrical power supply and distribution.

  • To take a lead role in maintaining plant PLC control and instrumentation systems.

  • Become familiar with plant electrical supply and distribution.

  • Become familiar with all process and utility equipment.

    Education & Experience:

  • Craft Qualification in electrical or mechanical trades

  • 2 - 3 Years’ experience in pharmaceutical industry or equivalent

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

  • MS Word, Excel, Access, Outlook

AbbVie is an equal opportunity employer including disability/vets. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces service medal veteran or active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, or any other protected group status. We will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, individuals with a disability, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans or active-duty wartime or campaign badge veterans. The Affirmative Action Plan is available for viewing in the Human Resources office during regular business hours.