Utilities Support Engineer Job

Date: Jul 14, 2019

Location: Dublin, IE

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Requisition ID: MAI000900

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Support Engineer - Utilities

BIOTECH DUBLIN

Are you ready to Invent, Impact, Inspire?

Join MSD and shape the future of healthcare in Ireland


INTRODUCTION 

At MSD Ireland, we are committed to ‘Inventing for Life’ in all that we do. We keep the patient at the very heart of all that we do and strive to find solutions and treatments for some of the world’s most challenging healthcare needs.

THE COMPANY 

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.
MSD Ireland is one of the country’s leading healthcare companies, having first established here over 50 years ago.
We currently employ over 1,700 employees, across four sites in Ballydine, Co Tipperary, Brinny, Co Cork, Carlow and Dublin and, in addition, operate substantial Human Health and Animal Health businesses. 
In total to date, we have invested $2.5 billion in our Irish operations and our annual turnover ranks us as one of Ireland’s top 20 companies. Currently, our Irish sites manufacture approximately half of MSD’s top twenty products, saving and enhancing lives in over sixty countries around the world.
With almost 70,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, you will be joining one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies.

Our Manufacturing Division, is a team of dedicated, energetic individuals who are committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and health products worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, comprise an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe.

MSD BIOTECH, DUBLIN

The latest addition to the MSD Ireland family is MSD Biotech, Dublin.  The site will play a pivotal role in the manufacture of MSD’s biologics-based medicines, including in the area of immuno-oncology, and will expand MSD’s current internal network of biologics drug substance manufacturing plants when full manufacturing operations begin in 2021.

MSD Biotech Dublin, will be MSD’s first ever Large-Scale Mammalian-Based Drug Substance Facility, with the mission and ambition to manufacture breakthrough medicines from Ireland for patients around the world.

This facility will be a significant supplier of drug substances for one of MSD’s key treatments and will also be critical in the future supply of new biotechnology products to its global network. 


& SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

The Support Engineer will assist with operate and monitor the performance of site critical equipment which includes Life Safety, Water For Injection, Clean Steam, and Electrical Systems. The role will involve using computerised systems and other data to plan activities and work with teams across the site with a Safety First, Quality Always position. The role will suit a recent graduate of an Engineering course looking to advance their career.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supporting the operations of all critical utilities system including Fire Detection and Protection, Electrical, Water for Injection, Clean Steam, Process HVAC and Electrical systems.
  • Monitoring performance of all critical safety and utilities systems to ensure that they performing to site requirements, work with Process Team Management on troubleshooting, escalation and resolution of issues.
  • Document performance in shift reports ensure information is transferred from shift to shift.
  • Work with Utilities Planner and other Senior Engineers on Integrated Site Plan for planned outages and maintenance activities.
  • Provide assistance to service providers to ensure proper maintenance of equipment.
  • Co-ordinate permits in all non-process areas ensure safety procedures are adhered to.
  • Co-ordinate Lock Out Tag Out activities.
  • Perform site walks to verify EHS and Quality standards are adhered.
  • Assist in the development of Operating Procedure and Training materials.

REPORTING STRUCTURE

Reports to Associate Director Critical Utilities

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE - KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS


General

  • Some experience of operations and maintenance of utilities in a biologics facility which should include Water, HVAC and Electrical Systems would be of benefit

Technical

  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Knowledge of predictive and preventative maintenance.
  • Knowledge of safety management practices including permitting of activities
  • Knowledge of SAP or another Maintenance Management System

People

  • Excellent organising and planning skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a cross functional collaborative environment 
  • High level of attention to detail and strong problem-solving abilities
  • Confidence to respond positively when under pressure

Education

  • At minimum a Level 7 engineering qualification 

This role may require shift work.


So, if you are ready to: 

INVENT solutions to meet unmet healthcare needs 

IMPACT the future by joining MSD, one of the world’s leading healthcare companies 

INSPIRE your team to reach their full potential and push the boundaries of science and technology 


Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we’re inventing for life.


MSD is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms / recruitment agencies for this employment opportunity.  Please, no phone calls or emails.  All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at MSD via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of MSD.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by MSD as a result of the referral or through other means.



Job: Maintenance / Utilities Tech Supply
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Employee Status: Regular
Travel: No
Number of Openings: 1
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Company Trade Name: MSD


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