Maintenance technician


Dublin, IE

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Maintenance / General Services / Facilities
Req Id:  513187

Would you like to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to enhance the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company that since 1909 has been working to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are leaders in plasma-derived medicines and transfusion medicine and develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 110 countries and regions.

At Grifols, we believe that diversity adds value to our business, our teams, and our culture. We are committed to equal employment opportunities that foster an inclusive environment. 


The successful candidate will be responsible for the maintenance of Manufacturing Process and filling equipment Grifols Maintenance department in the Grangecastle Manufacturing Facility.


  • Complete documentation in an organised and controlled manner in compliance with GMP and site SOP’s.
  • Develop SOPs and Maintenance plans for newly installed equipment 
  • Support qualification of equipment during start up. 
  • Develop and implement maintenance plans. 
  • Become dedicated SME on Process and filling equipment, develop and improve existing Maintenance plans and on job training   
  • Fully engage with site safety requirements
  • Develop FMEAs for systems 
  • Perform maintenance and document all activities in line with Maintenance GMP procedures
  • Working in GMP areas , adherence to strict gowning and aseptic behavioural practises in the plant and clean rooms 

As Maintenance Technician your job responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Record all day to day activities and assist the maintenance supervisor to complete the daily shift report 
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of Process, filling , utilities ,  HVAC and all associated equipment within the facility , and record all corrective maintenance to the required standard to ensure the department is audit ready .
  • Completion of FMEA studies for Process, filling, utilities , HVAC and all associated equipment within the facility 
  • Become familiar with Utilities equipment in the facility to help support when required 
  • Liaise with any Contractors when required to perform outsourced tasks.
  • Maintain all documentation in an organised and controlled manner in compliance with company regulations.
  • Work with Grifols area owners’ personnel as required to facilitate Maintenance activities, using SAP PM 
  • Engage in Grifols CI (Continuous Improvement) program and initiate within the maintenance department a Safety Good Catch program
  • Cross train with the maintenance team in B101 packaging facility and be flexible to assist in maintenance works if required in the packaging facility during your shift . 
  • Enter into the on call roster and perform on call duties as required .




  • Qualified Craft Technician (Electrical / Mechanical)
  • 3 years working experience in industry, preferably in a Bio pharmaceutical or relevant GMP manufacturing environment.
  • Strong knowledge with Reactor vessels, CIPs , SIPs , Ultra filtration , Pasteurisers , Aseptic filling , overwrapping , vision systems , Autoclaves ,parts washers laminar booths an advantage .
  • Experience in HVAC, Purified water systems, Ozone and UV treatment, WFI generation and distribution systems, Steam boiler generation and distribution, Chemical dosing, water sample testing, Sodium hydroxide systems, Chilled water, refrigeration, cooling towers, waste water treatment an advantage but not essential.
  • Ability to read and understand technical manuals and engineering documentation 
  • Literacy in Computer Operating Systems and applications such as Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc 
  • Willingness and Ability to develop a proficiency in engineering type-specific software programs and systems 
  • Excellent Communication / Documentation and Interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work with Manager/Supervisor to ensure the job gets completed in a compliant manner.



  • Knowledge & Skills
  • Qualifications
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar regulated environment
  • Microsoft office 
  • Qualified Trades Technician Mechanical / electrical
  • SAP Experience 
  • Experience in clean room environment.
  • Vial / Bag filling 
  • Purification process equipment 


Our Benefits Include:

  • Highly competitive salary 
  • Group pension scheme - Contribution rates are 5% employer and 5% employee
  • Private Medical Insurance for the employee
  • Ongoing opportunities for career development in a rapidly expanding work environment
  • Education allowance
  • Wellness activities - Social activities eg. Golf, Padel, Summer Even


We understand that self-doubt can hold talented individuals back from applying for opportunities. We encourage everyone who meets the qualifications to apply – we're excited to hear from you

Location:  EMEA : Ireland : Home Office:Grange Castle (Dublin) 


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