Associate Director Facilities Management

  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Limerick
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Ref: ADFM120220
  • Date Posted February 12, 2020

Our client, a leading pharmaceutical company based in Limerick currently has an opportunity for an Associate Director Facilities Management to join their team. This is a full time, permanent position offering an excellent salary and benefits package.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Act as a senior member of the Facilities management team in providing leadership and direction to support the successful operation of a Facilities group
  • Build technical, support and high-performance competences within the team to develop and sustain high-performance Team Output and Objectives.
  • Play a lead role in the development, implementation and periodic review of maintenance and service strategies and departmental objectives.
  • Lead and implement continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Work closely with Operations, Systems Support, and Quality functions to ensure Regulatory Compliance (FDA, HPRA, EPA, OSHA, NFPA) and prompt customer service.
  • Schedule, track and ensure efficient and effective use of maintenance resources to perform preventive and break down maintenance.
  • Develop and maintain team skills/knowledge in safety, quality, shared values and technology to support department objectives.
  • Utilize technical knowledge to assist in determining root cause of equipment failures and to facilitate corrective actions.
  • Investigate and document procedural and operational deviations.
  • Create, modify and track change control documentation to equipment and facilities.
  • Identify, propose and promote opportunities to reduce cost while improving quality.
  • Must be available for after hour call-ins for production and utility outages, equipment breakdown, and emergency events

Education and Experience:

  • A Third Level Qualification such as Bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree BE/BEng/ME/MEngSc in Engineering/Science or related area.
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in a people management role.
  • Minimum 10 + years of relevant industry experience in the maintenance of GMP facilities and automated process equipment.
  • Previous experience with equipment reliability methods including preventive & predictive maintenance, TPM, FMEA/RCM.
  • Ability to build relationships, partnerships and influence and/or enforce decisions with peers and management.
  • Strong negotiation, communication and presentation skills across all levels.
  • Highly organized with a proven ability to prioritize and balance work from multiple projects in parallel.
  • Desire to learn and develop within the organization.

For more information on this position and a confidential discussion please call Rachael on or apply online and a member of the Harmonics team will be in touch

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For more information on this position please call Rachael O Rourke on 061336136 or apply online and a member of the Harmonics team will be in touch

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