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Multi Skilled Technician - CI/Reliability

Production Engineering
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 Main Job Purpose:

Maintenance, calibration, repair, and continual development of all production equipment within the mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and control scope of the Production Engineering Department with due regard to all relevant regulations, guidelines and practices.

Support Continuous Improvement projects where applicable utilising TPM and RCA methodology

Work to GMP and GxP standards at all times. (FDA, MHRA, and other regulatory bodies as required.)

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Install, commission, and develop complex pharmaceutical equipment.
  • Maintain documentary records relevant to all aspects of the job, both electronic and manual systems.
  • Maintain and use GMP documentation for all aspects of the job as expected within a pharmaceutical environment.
  • Drive continuous improvement to all engineering processes and procedures through knowledge, innovation and teamwork.
  • Assist with Installation, Operational, and Process Qualification processes for new and existing equipment.
  • Carry out autonomous maintenance activities as required.
  • Drive and deliver safe working practices in accordance with current legislation and BPL requirements.
  • Act with due regard of current environmental legal requirements and BPL requirements.
  • Ensure that all statutory engineering tasks are carried out in accordance with both legal and BPL requirements and recorded accordingly.
  • Ensure all activities are carried out within the Right First Time principle.
  • Make decisions relating to the successful completion of each task in hand, including - but not limited to;
  • Root cause identification
  • Technical specifications
  • Operational requirements
  • Maintenance planning and scheduling


  • Ensure that parts and equipment comply with the required quality standards within the pharmaceutical and GMP environment.
  • Make technical decisions relating to engineering tasks and their impact on Operations, seeking guidance where necessary.
  • Decide on individual work priorities within managerial guidelines.
  • Active participation in TPM projects including action ownership and completion
  • Active participation in focused RCA workshops (Potential to lead) and subsequent action completion.
  • Daily involvement in Department Dashboard review meetings, Accountability Board and identified CI activities to improve key KPI's.
  • Promote BPL core purpose and communications strategy.
  • Act as a role model and promote behaviours in keeping with BPL mission and values.
  • Ensure that Health and Safety policies, standard Operating Procedures and National guidelines are adhered to at all times.
  • Flexibility is required in the performance of reasonable work needed by BPL which may not be detailed in this job description.
  • Other duties within the general scope of the post may be required from time to time. Changes will be discussed before implementation.
  • The duties of the post holder will be regularly reviewed through the agreed process.

Skills & Experience:

Excellent diagnostic and problem solving skills

Ability to perform Engineering and Maintenance activities to a high standard on Pharmaceutical and associated equipment including: 

  • a. Filling lines
  • b. Packaging lines
  • c. Dry Heat sterilizers
  • d. Autoclaves 

Ability to lead and generate innovation and processes improvements 

Ability to work well in teams and a matrix driven environment 

Lead and participate in Continuous Improvement teams 

Participate in multiple project activities 

Ability to follow processes and work instructions accurately 

Experience of working in a pharmaceutical, Food process, FMCG environment including: 

  • a. Packaging lines
  • b. Autoclaves
  • c. Dry heat sterilizers
  • d. Ultra filtration systems 

Working and participating within a highly driven safety culture 

HNC or equivalent formal qualification in main discipline

Full indentured apprenticeship with experience and additional study 

Formal qualification in at least one other engineering discipline 

Formal qualifications for statutory requirements such as B&P, L*, 17th ED




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