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Reliability Engineer

Primary Westport, Ireland Req ID 2211874 Category Engineering Division AbbVie

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Welcome to AbbVie!

At AbbVie, we offer you the resources and a global reach to empower your innovative mindset.   From day one, we’ve known it takes teamwork and collaboration to develop the scientific breakthroughs, innovative pipelines, and therapies that change millions of patients’ lives worldwide. In short, we know it takes “you” to make those ground-breaking advancements happen. We take pride in serving and supporting our communities and protecting the environment, making a lasting impact that's felt within healthcare and beyond.

We are now recruiting an experienced Reliability Engineer to join our high performing Maintenance & Engineering team in Westport, Co. Mayo.

In your new role you will be responsible for driving continuous equipment reliability improvements by providing and coordinating technical support by managing the process improvement for the workstream / BU to reduce the risk levels to the business. 

Intrigued? Then read on for a snapshot of key responsibilities………….

In this role, you will:
•    Provide technical support for the aseptic filling, lyophilization of biological drug product.
•    Act as technical expert / SME on reliability Engineering on site
•    Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the aseptic filling process, isolator technology, and representation at various regulatory audits.
•    Understand the Biologics process by evaluating process and technical data, literature, and work closely with E&T dept.
•    Support process investigations, primarily by seeking a technical root causes and liaise with cross functional departments to perform investigations if required.
•    Facilitate and lead the MEP RCM & RCA program on-site; using Lean Tools to identify the root cause of problems and implement effective actions to ensure non-recurrence
•    Deliver maintenance systems improvements and identify technical/financial improvement opportunities
•    Actively work with the Maintenance & Projects Team to ensure the MEP Program and site is QA & EHS Compliant and Audit ready
•    Assist with product impact assessment for change controls and internal/external investigations as required.
•    Monitoring and analysis of process data during the manufacturing of drug product.
•    Identification and project management of continuous improvement projects. Work closely with other departments to deliver these continuous improvement projects.
•    Continuously drive to improve processes for improved performance and cost reduction wherever possible
•    Take ownership for reliability standards within the department (equipment, processes, systems, and utilities)

So, what education and experience to do you need?
•    Degree qualified in Engineering or relevant discipline
•    Minimum of 3 years experience in pharmaceutical process/reliability engineering role or similar, with relevant experience of batch processing, commissioning and validation in a cGMP pharmaceutical or Biologics industry
•    Experience in new product introductions to Biologic facility is desirable
•    Demonstrated project management skills, including the ability to deliver projects on schedule, within budget, and meeting the predefined quality requirements are required
•    Experience working with lean methodologies is desirable.
•    Previous experience in lyophilization and sterilization operations preferable
•    Strong competency on IT systems and documentation processes.
•    Able to think strategically and creatively, and to establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and cross-functional teams.

So, are you ready now to be part of this innovative Maintenance & Engineering team? Then apply today!

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.

Travel: No
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time

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