Engineering Support Team Leader (Pharma)

Location Meath, Meath
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 8 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Lorraine Mooney
Job Ref CNH

Job Description

Engineering Support Team Leader (Pharma)

Are you a "Hands on" Engineer with experience in leading a team along with the ability to maximise machine reliability and throughput while supporting new projects? I am seeking a self-starter with the initiative to drive a team of engineers forwards in a cooperative yet assertive manner. You will have the ability to synthesise information from various sources, analyse and decide upon a course of action.

Main Duties:

  • Conduct site walk-downs to identify and analyse corrective / preventative maintenance or modifications weekly.
  • Spot check Engineers paperwork and ensure all is correct.
  • Assisting the apprentice on his project work.
  • Ensure the team has carried out their planned tasks.
  • Monitor employee's work levels and review work performance on an ongoing basis.
  • Ensure that there is the correct stock levels required for the work in the stores or delegate to the appropriate team member.
  • Ensure all team members are up to date on their safety training.
  • Assisting fully to complete validation. Delegate to sufficient team members if necessary.
  • Attend meetings delegated from the Engineering Manager.
  • Assist the Engineering manager / Chief Engineer in various projects.
  • Train team members where the Engineering Manager feels necessary or delegate to the appropriate Engineer.
  • Assist the Engineering Manager with feedback for employee reviews.
  • Assist the Chief Engineer in any tasks required.
  • In the absence of the Engineering Manager plan shifts with the Chief Engineer for the team (shift cover).
  • Ensure C.A.P.A.s are complete
  • Ensure team's time keeping is punctual and report any issues.
  • Chair the morning communication meeting.
  • Assist in the investigation of deviations and report feedback to the Manager.
  • Assist or delegate an Engineer to assist in the validation of equipment.
  • Compile work for shutdown and ensure all parts required for work are on site.
  • Ensure shift cover for High Potent Site
  • Ad hoc duties to suit the business requirement.


  • Proven Mentoring and Coaching Skills
  • Highly motivated with proven ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Engineering qualification
  • Experience in a high volume automated packaging industry in the Pharma / Food industry though not essential will be an advantage
  • Shifts will be two twelve hour shifts 7am - 7pm normally Monday and Tuesday but flexible dependent upon the needs of the company. Three shifts normally Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 7am - 3:30pm