Maintenance Engineer

Job title: Maintenance Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Reference: ET -ME-ST
Contact Name: Ellen Twomey
Phone Number: 01
Job Published: 29 days ago

Job Description

Maintenance Engineer 


£35,000 - £45,000 - DOE 

As a leading international clinical and commercial manufacturer of biologics and pharmaceuticals, my client offers a broad range of integrated and stand-alone development services, stretching from cell line development through to the commercial supply of investigational medicinal products. Theyctake pride in their manufacturing excellence and being a trusted provider, delivering what they promise and helping their customers to develop drugs for the benefit of patients.

They are currently looking to recruit a Maintenance Engineer. This positon reports to the Facilities Manager. The Maintenance Engineer will ensure that all maintenance activities are completed timeously, in line with Health and Safety expectations and cGMP requirements. The objective of the maintenance is to ensure that manufacturing schedules are maintained and that the manufacturing effort is compliant. 

The main duties will include:-

  • Ensuring plant and utilities are operating to specified parameters
  • Managing and / or performing planned mechanical, electrical and instrumentation maintenance and safety checks
  • Managing and / or performing daily checks on plant equipment
  • Carrying out frequent system walkthroughs and reporting system status
  • Ensuring all work is carried out safely and is in compliance with cGMPs, Good Engineering Practices (GEP), and with the appropriate statutory regulations
  • Ensuring all documents are updated and reflect the “as built, and “as operated” status
  • Managing external contractors
  • Managing shutdown operations at the Keele facility
  • Managing and / or performing minor repairs to building fabric


Ideal candidates for the role will possess a BTEC in mechanical/electrical engineering or equivalent qualification. He/She should have relevant industrial experience and a broad knowledge of pharmaceutical systems. Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills.

A thorough Knowledge of cGMP and impact of plant operations on maintaining cGMP compliance is also desirable.

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