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The company

Our client is a professional Pharmaceutical organization, based in Noord-Brabant Netherlands. This company discovers, develops and produces new innovative human therapeutics that improve the life expectancy of humanity.

Role description

The maintenance engineer will be part of the engineering team that is focussing on electrical utilities and warehouse systems engineering. You will be the point of contact during unplanned maintenance and technical issues and coordinate the troubleshooting and advice technicians. Part of this position is hands-on as you will need to know the breakdown of the system and communicate with technicians to fix the issues.

We are looking for a MEDIOR candidate who would like to grow within the organisation into one of the lead engineers.


- Work with project managers on the budget, quality constraints and scheduling of project plans for utilities and warehouse systems.
- Develop technical solutions to complex problems
- Coordinate unplanned maintenance and technical issues
- Provide input for technical issues and maintenance improvements
- Set up OEM and SLA's with service provides, manage control and planning of spare parts and resources
- Co-lead the development of new concepts
- Be one of the key users of the computerised maintenance management system
- Identify repetitive failures and lead improvement actions


- Bachelor degree in Engineering
- Fluent in Dutch and English
- 5-10 years relevant working experience in a manufacturing environment (preferably warehousing)
- Indepth knowledge of utilities, building management equipment and warehousing systems
- Experience in a complex and regulated (GMP) environment
- Good knowledge of CMMS, SAP, MS office systems
- Experience with project management

- Available for 24/7 duty call service (1/2 times per month)
- Available to be on site within 1 hour in case of emergency

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SIRE Life Sciences

Ref. number: 34191
Listed by: SIRE Life Sciences
Listed on: 20-07-2017
Country: The Netherlands
Region: Noord-Brabant
Employment: Freelance
Expertise: 3 - 5 years
Location Type: On location
Language: English
Sector: Pharmaceutical
Specialisation: Engineering & Maintenance
Secondary Benefit: Travel Expenses

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