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Maintenance Supervisor


DPS currently have a requirement for a Maintenance Supervisor with a Dublin based Pharmaceutical client

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Years of Experience Req.:
8 Years+
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Maintenance Supervisor

DPS currently have a requirement for a Maintenance Supervisor with a Dublin based Pharmaceutical client.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Identify improvements in the work area. Implement best practice systems for improvingperformance against the metrics described above. This will include identifying key areas of downtime and putting corrective actions in place. 
  • Ensure CAPAs, Deviations and Change Controls are raised 
  • Comply with Health & Safety, Environmental, cGMP regulations and company standards. Lead by example. Ensure that all work is to the highest standard and in compliance with all requirements i.e. Leo standards, FDA, cGMP, etc.
  • Provide direction, guidance and leadership to the technicians within the department including planning their work.
  • Integrate production and maintenance activities where possible and encourage and develop a cohesive, outcome-focused, high performing and highly motivated business team.
  • Support the development, design, installation and qualification of new capital equipment so that the production departments receive a standard and reliable process that requires the minimum of support resources. Monitor and control the acquisition of new equipment and ensure that equipment types are standardised as much as possible.
  • Support validation documentation generation and execution for any process changes made in the area.
  • Use the Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to carry out routine work and to record breakdown work associate with equipment. Review reports from CMMS and ensure that the preventive maintenance being carried out is relevant and performed in full and on time. Ensure that in the event of breakdown that remedial work is expedited and that follow-up actions are taken to prevent reoccurrence.


  • Third level qualification (degree or higher) in Engineering or Science and/or a recognised mechanical or electrical trade qualification
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in a maintenance supervision role in a multi-national manufacturing organisation is essential.
  • Excellent cross functional and collaborative style and technical acumen
  • Excellent problem solving, communication and stakeholder management skills enable you to build strong relationships in a complex and diversified organisation 
  • Ideally you have experience from the Pharma environment and your interpersonal skills enable you to navigate effectively across multiple change agendas on site.


To discuss this opportunity further contact Graham Cullen on 01 466 1759.


DPS is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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