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Pharmaceutical Maintenance Engineer

My Client is one of the leading specialists within the Pharmaceutical Packaging Industry

My Client has over 50 years experience within the Industry

Their service is unique to UK's Pharmaceutical and Healthcare industries.

Job Purpose

Operates as part of a small engineering team to support site production teams objectives.

Establishing effective machine set-up and change over methods, that will maximise line utilisation and efficiencies providing high quality products for our customers.
To carry out planned preventative maintenance and reactive maintenance to minimize line downtime due to equipment breakdown

Job Tasks and Responsibilities

, To comply with GMP by constantly working to all relevant written procedures, especially in relation to the completion of engineering logs, machine logs, equipment set up and operation procedures.

, To ensure that all equipment and machine activities are carried out in compliance with safety procedures or work instructions.

, To constantly challenge and report any UNSAFE working practises by completion of a “near miss” report form and liaison with the area representative of employee safety.

, To develop effective set-up and change over procedures which will maximise line utilisation and efficiency.

, Provide speedy and effective “trouble shooting” support to remedy line problem during production runs on all processes; but with particular reference to automatic packing lines.

, To be responsible for the issue and receipt of production equipment and tooling in accordance with the correct procedures.

, To monitor and report the stock levels and usage of critical spares for all equipment.

, To carry out and complete all task that are requested through the “engineering request system”

, Work closely with other members of the Company to establish priority for his work which meets company objectives.

, To carry out and complete all PPM schedules that are laid out.

General Requirements

An Experienced multi-skilled engineer capable of dealing with mechanical and electrical set-up and trouble shooting.

Knowledge/experience of Noack blister machines, Promatic and Cam AV carton erectors is desirable.

Knowledge of Norden tube filling equipment and liquid fillers is also desirable.

Key Role Interactions

, Engineering Team
, Operators/Manager
, New Product Group
, Line Leaders
, Quality Department
, Planning Department

Key Competencies

, Self-motivated
, Able to work with minimum supervision
, High energy levels
, Uses own initiative to solve problems
, Flexible approach to working


The package my client are looking to offer is up for negotiation dependent on experience.

Hammond Recruitment Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.