Instrument Artificer

  • Location

    Holmes Chapel, Cheshire

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    £30365.00 - £34900 per annum

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    Jade Eyre

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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To undertake planned preventive maintenance, breakdown maintenance, repair activities and inspection routines on facilities and equipment as required.

To maintain equipment in accordance with the planned schedules and adhering to site and corporate safety and c.GMP standards (additionally identifying parts, further interventions and recommending changes to schedules as required). All associated documentation is completed in line with Company standards.

To identify and purchase required spares and consumables for planned and unplanned maintenance activities.

To help organise and participate in equipment and statutory planned shutdowns.

Advise where changes to existing systems and equipment will facilitate efficiency improvements or direct cost savings to be made or improve compliance.

To undertake installation, commissioning and qualification activities.

To improve the operation of manufacturing, filling and packaging equipment and site services plant and equipment through the application of problem solving and continuous improvement techniques and liaison with original machine and packaging suppliers.


  • Nationally recognised Apprenticeship, or equivalent in an Instrumentation.
  • NVQ level 3 in a secondary engineering discipline (electrical) preferred or completion of the site Modern Working Practices Programme.
  • 2 years' experience post apprenticeship in an engineering environment within the pharmaceutical or related industry.
  • Capable of operating in a multi-skilled environment with a high degree of 'troubleshooting' skills combined with the ability to make decisions and operate with minimum supervision.
  • Strong team player with open communication style, the ability to direct and train operators, apprentices, suppliers and tradesmen if and when required.

Company benefits

25 days annual leave

Private Medical and Dental cover

Competitive pension scheme (11% matched at a rate of 2.25)

Childcare vouchers

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