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Engineering Services Manager/Facilities Management

Primary Sligo, Ireland Req ID 2218658 Category Engineering Division AbbVie

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We are a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company that combines the focus and passion of leading-edge biotech with the expertise and capability of an established pharmaceutical leader. Redefining what is possible is our business and our passion. Our goal is to help patients live healthier lives and we are proud to be a Great Place to Work.

We are recruiting an Engineering Services Manager/Facilities Management to join our site in Manorhamilton Road, Sligo. The Engineering Services Manager will provide an Engineering service to the plant, in order to maximise the availability of Utility Equipment and Facilities. This person will ensure continual compliance with the policies relating to Personnel, Safety, Quality, Engineering and Finance and control all relevant engineering budgets. The Engineering Services Manager will develop the Engineering team with the emphasis on continual operational improvements and employee development. They will ensure the performance of day to day preventative and demand maintenance activity to maintain utility and plant related equipment and liaise with Production to ensure equipment performance is maximised.

Are you intrigued? Do you want to learn more?

A snapshot of your key responsibilities as an Engineering Services Manager/Facilities Management would be:

  • Establish with the Engineering and EHS&E Manager the department goals, schedules and timetables for activities.
  • Form a proactive team capable of resolving any potential issues in advance of problems occurring.
  • Assist with the management and supporting of utilities equipment development.
  • Leadership of the site Maintenance Excellence Programme
  • Maintenance of utilities, facilities and tank farm equipment.
  • Responsible for management and leadership of site Energy Management activities.
  • Generate and maintain the calibration program.
  • Maintain and advance the electrical and instrumentation infrastructure.
  • Manage the facilities and utilities contracts and daily requirements.
  • Manage housekeeping and security contracts.
  • Develop monthly engineering metrics and monitor.
  • Ensure successful External, Division and Corporate audits.
  • Completion of instrument calibration as per schedule.
  • Identification and implementation of engineering service related CIP’s.
  • Management of relevant budgets within target.
  • Cross train within manufacturing engineering.
  • Ensure safety standards are met and safe working practices adhered to. 
  • Implementation of equipment/process upgrade in an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Support the Engineering Team in ensuring that manufacturing equipment is maintained to meet the required legal, divisional and corporate standards.
  • Liaise with Division Engineering as required.
  • Ensure the effective management of appropriate internal and external plant projects.
  • Implementation of all relevant policies relating to Personnel, Quality, Engineering & Safety.
  • Supervise external contractors.
  • Negotiate cost / quality effective external contracts.
  • Prepare appropriate CAPA plans and implement timelines.
  • Required to undertake specific investigations, and equipment monitoring, with the view to improve manufacturing performance e.g. reducing plant downtime and maximizing Plant output and yield.  
  • Adheres to and supports all EHS & E standards, procedures and policies.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree:  Ideally Engineering or Relevant Discipline.
  • 2 years plus of Experience as an Engineering Supervisor.    
  • 5 years plus of Experience as an Engineer.    
  • Total combined minimum years of experience required 6.

So, are you ready to join our team? 

It’s important to remember, AbbVie is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop innovative solutions for patients and being part of an inclusive work environment.

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.

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Type: Experienced

Schedule: Full-time

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