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Maintenance Engineer

Maintenance Engineer

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: Competitive

Ref No: HRJOB4125/1

Business Unit: Pharma Services

Location: Craigavon

Open To: Internal and External Candidates

Please note this is a re-advertisement, if you have applied for this position within the past 6 months, we will be unable to accept your application at this time


The Company

Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.  We are a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over 50 years now employing almost 5,000 highly skilled personnel worldwide.  Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with additional operations throughout Europe (UK, Ireland), across the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California) and in Asia (Singapore and Japan). 

Our drive and passion for the values championed by our Founder, and enshrined in the ethos of Almac, ensures that ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a strapline – it is our way of life.

Advancing human health requires exceptional people – your talent, experience and passion will be the perfect match.  Together we will make an exceptional difference to the health of countless patients all over the world ………and this is just the beginning. 

Let’s be exceptional together

The Role

Working as part of the Manufacturing team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for planning, executing and ensuring all planned and unplanned maintenance operations are carried out efficiently and on time. The maintenance engineer must work to engineering best practice standards and be compliant with cGMP.

As part of a busy team within a rapidly growing organisation, operating within a challenging industry you will benefit from the numerous personal and professional developmental opportunities available throughout the Almac group.

Essential Criteria

  • City & Guilds Level 2 in Electrical Installation / Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Post apprenticeship experience in industrial maintenance to include installation of production equipment

Desirable Criteria

(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)

  • City & Guilds Level 3 in Electrical Installation / Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent)
  • HND/HNC in electrical or mechanical engineering (or equivalent)
  • Previous maintenance experience within the food or pharmaceutical industry and packaging and sealing equipment

Additional Information

Working pattern: First 3 months Days – 8am – 4.30pm. After that rotating 6 week shift patterm, with:2 weeks 6am-14.30pm 2 weeks 10pm-6.30am and 2 weeks 14pm-10.30pm



Competitive salary

Family friendly flexible working

Learning and development opportunities and support

Health promotions

Enhanced pension contribution

Long service awards

34 days annual leave allowance

Marriage leave

Free car parking

Moving house leave

Subsidised restaurant

Paid medical appointments

Childcare vouchers (including early return bonus)

Occupational sick pay

Enhanced maternity pay

On site physiotherapist

Critical illness policy

Perks discount scheme

Death in service benefit

Westfield health benefit

(Full detail including eligibility criteria is outlined in the company handbook)


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Closing Date: 18th September 2018 at 17:00 hours

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