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Electrical Engineer – Cork

Vacancy Reference Code : 01940

Contract (24 months)

Euro Executive Recruitment has been retained by one of Ireland’s largest manufacturing companies in the pharmaceutical sector to recruit a Site Electrical Engineer for a role based in Cork. Ideal candidate will have exposure with stakeholder management, electrical design and manufacturing processes.

Competitive hourly rate on offer for the successful candidate.

The Role:

  • Support the development and management of the site electrical infrastructure and make
  • improvements to ensure it is reliable and robust for the present needs and for the sites long term future.
  • Lead the control of electrical drawings, ensuring new drawings records are produced, reviewed and existing drawings are updated.
  • Lead and/or support design of instrument wiring, drawings, loop drawings, MCC schematics and general service/lighting schematics. Review and approval of such drawing produced by
  • consultants for the clients projects.
  • Develop and update all statutory periodical maintenance of all site electrical equipment,
  • switchgear and control gear.
  • Develop electrical PM’s for areas where they presently do not exist and expand electrical PM’s where they presently existing.
  • Support the site Electrical Maintenance (e.g. Thermographic, LV and HV Maintenance, PAT,
  • Equipotential Bonding) and ensure all recommendations are closed to ensure site compliance.
  • Development and maintenance of site wide electrical specifications and drawings to ensure that they are at the most up to date revision for actual installations.
  • Support the management of all electrical contractors on site to ensure they comply with the
  • electrical specifications and deliverables set out by the electrical engineer i.e. adherence to site rule, procedures and project deliverables.
  • Maintenance and upgrades of the electrical facilities systems such as lighting, emergency
  • ighting, UPS systems, small power, BMS system, Fire Alarm, door access control, CCTV, cable
  • containment systems, earthing and lightning protection system, transformers, MV \ LV panels etc…
  • Troubleshoot electrical related process problems & equipment failures to determine root cause hence instigate repair using the latest lean tools & techniques.
  • Project manage electrical projects on site and assist with multi-disciplined projects where
  • required.
  • Coordinate with quality and EHS on matters where an SME electrical input is needed.
  • Provide leadership and coaching to technicians as required and support problem solving and
  • continuous improvement efforts across all areas of the sites.
  • Manage Requisitions and financial needs to ensure site discretionary budgets and capital
  • budgets are met.
  • Ensure project design and installations meet the requirement of EU directives such as ATEX and Machinery Directive and CE compliance.
  • Develop critical spares list for site electrical utilities and main MCC panels & ensure that critical spares are in stock or are readily available at all times. Ensure that an effective programme is
  • then maintained.
  • Placement of PO’s for equipment and spares is within the job role as is other administration work required to carry out your functional work.
  • Input into site Maintenance system ‘INFOR’ to ensure recorded hours and recurring issues are identified and remedied.


  • Minimum of 3 years + industry experience in an FDA or GMP environment
  • Electrical circuit design is required
  • HV\LV design experience an advantage
  • Maintaining and management of electrical drawing records.
  • Experience within an ATEX environment.
  • Be familiar with planned preventative maintenance approaches
  • Excellent awareness and experience in relation to Quality and Environment, Health and Safety.
  • In depth knowledge of ATEX directives, ETCI wiring regulations, IEC and EN standards
  • Management of projects through their full life-cycle
  • CE marking and declaration of conformity reviews and approvals.
  • Instrumentation and Automation \ Controls experience is preferable.

Please contact Darren O Keeffe on + 353 85 866 5682 or send your CV to darren@aaeuro.com

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