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Facilities Engineer

  • Cluain Meala (County Tipperary)
  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

Job description


About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Abbott in Ireland

Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of healthcare products including diagnostics, medical devices and nutritionals products. In Ireland, Abbott employs over 5,000 people across nine sites. We have six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third-party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. Abbott has commercial, support operations and shared services in Dublin and Galway. We have been operating in Ireland since 1946.

Purpose Statement

Delivers the Engineering knowledge and expertise to ensure the Facilities plant and services meet the business requirements to support the manufacturing across the site. This must be delivered in a quality compliant and cost-effective manner.

Key Responsibilities

·  Develop planning, design and execution for key facilities projects. 
·  Oversight of construction and installation progress to ensure conformance to established drawings, specifications, and schedules. 
·  Responsible for planning plant and facilities services to deliver economy of operation and maximum utilisation of facilities and equipment. 
·  Reviews and estimates design costs including equipment, installation, labour, materials, preparation, and other related costs.. 
·  Develops criteria and performance specifications for facilities and equipment required to meet unique operating requirements and building and safety codes. 
·  Ensure compliance to all required Engineering & Technical applicable standards.
·  Responsible for the creation and writing of validation / commissioning documentation (protocols & reports) in compliance to internal requirements utilising well developed techniques, standards and regulatory skills.
·  Manage the execution of validation protocols in a compliant, timely and cost-effective manner through specialised experience and training.
·  Coordinate the change management process for facilities related activity in compliance to internal company requirements.
·  Responsible for the completion of annual periodic reviews for direct impact facilities systems.
·  Coordinate, compile department quality results and metrics reviews including monthly quality data review process.
·  Completion of assigned work order notifications and CAPA’s
·  Participation in Audit preparation and follow-up works including during audit support
·  Gathers and reviews data concerning facility equipment specifications, required completion date, and construction feasibility.
·  Assists in development of short-term and long-term facilities space plan. 

Education & Job Skills 

·  (Education/Experience) National Framework of Qualifications level 7 qualification in a relevant discipline. 2+ years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
·  (Technical/Business Knowledge (Job Skills)) Working knowledge and application of business concepts, procedures and practices. Will perform this job in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations.
·  (Cognitive Skills) Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors.  Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Must have a general knowledge of technical alternatives and an understanding of their impact on the systems environment.
·  (Influence/Leadership) Cultivates a wide range of internal networks and begins to develop an external network of resources to facilitate completion of tasks. May demonstrate basic project management skills by acting as a project lead on small, well defined projects. Provides guidance to less experienced staff. Influence exerted at peer level and occasionally at first levels of management.
·  (Planning/Organisation) Plans, organises, and prioritises own daily work routine to meet established schedule.
·  (Decision Making/Impact) Exercises authority and judgment within defined limits to determine appropriate action. Failure to achieve results or erroneous decisions or recommendations may cause delays and may result in the allocation of additional resources.
·  (Supervision Received) Works under general supervision. Receives limited supervision on standard issues, and detailed instructions on new assignments. Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment, overall adequacy and accuracy.
·  (Supervision Provided) May provide limited work direction and guidance to exempt and/or skilled nonexempt levels of employees; may be asked to evaluate performance of and assist in career development planning for subordinates.


Abbott Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer


The base pay for this position is

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