Maintenance Planner

This is a fixed term contract until 30th April 2026

  • Location: Waterford

About the job

How would you like to transform patients lives through delivering best in class products day in, day out? You could be part of shaping the company’s asset maintenance program and strategy! Working with your peers, your skills could help the site with maintenance planning and scheduling, working cross functionally with operations to hone your skills as part of Waterford’s hi-tech manufacturing facility.

Manufacturing & Supply

We deliver 4.3 billion healthcare solutions to people every year, thanks to the flawless planning and meticulous eye for detail of our Manufacturing & Supply teams. With your talent and ambition, we can do even more to protect people from infectious diseases and bring hope to patients and their families. Your job, as a Maintenance Planner which operates under our Engineering function, will be to develop short- and long-term maintenance planning and improve production output by integrating efficiency and improvement initiatives into our maintenance and engineering programs.

Main responsibilities:

  • Taking charge of preventative maintenance activity & manage Shutdowns

  • Assisting with the management of the Infor CMMS Maintenance System

  • Owning and managing the maintenance SLA process

  • Ensuring all work in GMP areas is recorded/ managed through appropriate systems eg: GMP Permit/ Infor

  • Developing and managing KPI’s and process for the Eng/Maintenance teams

  • Aiding other projects

About you

  • Significant experience in a technical role

  • Background within a sterile manufacturing environment, with knowledge of GMP and manufacturing technology

  • Excellent communicator, influencing ability and working cross functionally

  • Junior & Senior trades certificate or an equivalent third level qualification

  • Diploma/Degree qualification or equivalent

  • Computer qualifications

Why choose us?

  • Bring the miracles of science to life alongside a supportive, future-focused team

  • Discover endless opportunities to grow your talent and drive your career, whether it’s through a promotion or lateral move, at home or internationally

  • Enjoy a thoughtful, well-crafted rewards package that recognizes your contribution and amplifies your impact

  • Take good care of yourself and your family, with a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits including high-quality healthcare, prevention and wellness programs and at least 14 weeks’ gender-neutral parental leave

  • Play an instrumental part in creating best practice within our manufacturing facility

  • Our Waterford site is easily accessible from the M9 and offers excellent facilities including a subsidized restaurant and newly refurbished gym

Pursue Progress . Discover Extraordinary .

Progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. You can be one of those people. Chasing change, embracing new ideas and exploring all the opportunities we have to offer. Let’s pursue progress. And let’s discover extraordinary together.

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