Maintenance Technician – Fill Finish

Please note this is a shift role 24/7 (2 days/2 nights, 4 off)

  • Location: Waterford

  • Fixed Term Contract until 1st May 2026

About the job

How would you like to transform patients lives through delivering best in class products day in, day out? Your skills could be critical to ensuring the site processes and equipment are compliant through excellent levels of maintenance and safety. This is an important role to ensure appropriate standards are met, working with a close-knit team to enable the process of creating medicines to be as smooth as possible.

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 Technician in our Fill Finish team, will be to continually develop and implement improvement initiatives for Sanofi’s entire manufacturing and development operations.

Main responsibilities:

  • Carry out repair and maintenance tasks of all Process and / or Facilities Equipment, to achieve an acceptable level of production output in full compliance with Quality and Safety and cGMP Standards

  • Input of data into Maintenance PM System including the operation of such systems

  • Working with your own initiative and being proactive whenever the need arises

  • May be required to train others on all equipment, Maintenance tasks, set up procedures and safety awareness

  • Aid the team in achieving team goals and targets; help and back up of all maintenance teams i.e. facilities and manufacturing when required

  • Contribute to continuous improvements across the plant

  • Conduct all maintenance duties in a safe manner and report all safety issues or concerns, adhering to all relevant dress requirements with respect to cGMP’s and PPE rules

  • Maintain the required standard of housekeeping in both the maintenance workshop/facilities area

  • Ensure all required documentation is completed accurately and on time

  • Ensure correct and accurate communication of equipment issues/PMs/repairs including reporting of serious downtime (via email)

About you

  • Significant experience in a Maintenance Technician role within a multi skilled team and in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment

  • Technical knowledge of manufacturing technology

  • Excellent communicator, ability to work cross functionally

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

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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