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Date: Apr 7, 2021

Location: Cork, C, IE

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: (n/a)

Shift: 3 x 12 hour shift pattern 


Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.


We are committed to providing access to opportunities at Boston Scientific for all applicants. If you have a disability and require supported assistance and you would like to talk about potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Boston Scientific Cork, please contact me directly for a confidential discussion corkrequisitions@bsci.com.  Tel No: 021-4531182


Reporting to the Senior Maintenance Engineer, the role of Maintenance Technician is to provide electrical and mechanical maintenance support to ensuring that equipment asset performance is maximised. A high maintenance standard is a must as is adherence to quality standards and safety.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain Planned Preventative Maintenance through CMMS System (BMRAM)
  • Carry out the maintenance of production process equipment, to include planned preventative and unplanned maintenance tasks.
  • arry out detailed root cause analysis on breakdowns to implement corrective repairs.Review planned preventative maintenance procedures (PM’s) to improve their quality and effectiveness and manage amendments to same though the Senior Maintenance Engineer and/or CMMS admin where appropriate.
  • Provide support to the Line support team and systems to maximise equipment uptime for the Value Streams in accordance with the requirements of the business.
  • Assist the department in achievement of world class equipment uptime (M.T.T.R. and M.T.B.F. metrics) through the utilisation of downtime and OEE (Overall Equipment effectiveness) data.
  • Work with Senior Maintenance Engineer and Value Streams to identify & implement projects for permanent solutions of known recurring equipment downtime issues.Promote an environment of continuous improvement and innovation in line with lean thinking and Operational Equipment Excellence.
  • Participate and support the 5s + Safety program within the Value Streams & Equipment Management  areas as appropriate.
  • Promote and participate in the Maintenance departments Continuous Improvement Program.
  • Reporting of work status on a timely basis to the Senior Maintenance Engineer and Value Stream team leaders as appropriate.
  • Maintain log of activities carried out on equipment i.e. actual hours works, spare parts used, equipment downtime etc using the site Computerised Maintenance Management System (BMRAM).
  • Ensure compliance to all aspects of the Company’s Health, Safety and Environmental procedures.
  • Ensure all activities are carried out in accordance with the GMP requirements.



Experience & Educational Requirements:

  • Strong electrical and electronic repair and diagnostic skills
  • Experience in pneumatic fault finding and repair
  • Experience with high speed manufacturing equipment
  • Experience with maintenance of Vision systems
  • Have programming knowledge for Logic Controllers, Drives, HMI
  • Demonstrate levels of theoretical knowledge with practical application.
  • Relevant working knowledge of an FDA regulated industry and GMP requirements. Experience working in a Cleanroom environment
  • Good computer skills.
  • Previous experience working with a CMMS preferably Pemac within a maintenance environment
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in an FDA maintenance environment.
  • Experience with Label printers and label placement equipment
  • Have experience with Factory Talk Production centre (Rockwell)/SCADA
  • Some Programming Experience
  • A 3rd Level Qualification in automation systems or Mechatronics


About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Requisition ID: 477936


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