Primary Objective

To ensure that all plant and machinery is maintained and operates to the highest level of efficiency and safety.
Shift: 11pm – 7am, Sunday – Thursday. Includes a 20% shift allowance.
Reporting to:  Engineering Manager

Role Responsibilities: 

  • To always follow cGMP and relevant Standard Operating Procedures.
  • To ensure that all plant and machinery is repaired promptly.
  • To ensure that all machine changes are carried out correctly and promptly.
  • To advise of the most productive use of machinery.
  • To assist in the investigation of complaints, both internally and externally and help in the prevention of recurrences.
  • To complete all documentation as required by GMP, including filling in machine logs and maintaining a file of machine repairs and modifications.
  • To assist in the preparation of quotations by providing relevant information and guidance.
  • To attend and input into the daily scheduling meetings.
  • To assist with training and the preparation of training programmes when required.
  • Ensuring that the Planned Preventative Maintenance System is implemented and followed.
  • Ensuring that the stock of authorised spares is maintained and advising on spares that are required.
  • The monitoring control of all engineering sub-contractors.
  • You may be required to train others as part of your role.

The above is not a complete and exhaustive list and other duties may be required to be undertaken as and when necessary.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Extensive engineering experience within the production environment.
  • Ability to deliver effective engineering solutions.
  • Proactive in developing improvements to benefit line efficiencies.
  • Competent computer skills.
  • Professional handling of all production engineering issues.
  • Good attention to detail when finding an engineering solution to support production.
  • Strong organisational skills for the workload.
  • Flexible in supporting business needs.
  • Uses initiative to drive improvements.


The position reports directly into the Engineering Manager.  The Engineer has a direct working relationship with the management of Production, Customer Services and Warehouse, these relationships are critical to the success of the business.

Success Criteria:

The Engineering team will be measured on the availability of all packing suites which allow production to run efficiently towards the delivery of quality products to all customers.  The service offered by the engineering team will improve the profile of Central Pharma consider to be service excellence.







Closing date

28th February 2021

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