Facilities Engineer

Facilities Engineer role in leading FMCG company based in Wexford. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, The Facility Engineer is a key member of the sites Engineering Group and is required to manage Plant and Facility system maintenance, performance, projects, improvement initiatives, service contracts and support activities across the various areas of the facility. The person in this role shall act as the utilities subject matter expert for the facility.

Key Responsibilities

 Main Tasks (due to the importance of associate flexibility, associates may be required to carry out other duties in addition to these functions)

  • Play leading role in Site’s transition to Net Zero by 2030.
  • Prepare technical project proposals, including budget, for inclusion in site capital plans ensuring projects are justified and feasible before submission for approval.
  • Manage project implementation achieving goals on time and within budget while leading multi-disciplinary, cross department project teams using a structured approach to project management with clear reporting on program, cost and issues.
  • Manage external multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy companies and contracting companies though design and construction for capital projects including scope development, tendering/negotiation, contract award and performance monitoring.
  • Lead and participate in multi-disciplinary, cross functional improvement teams to enhance facility effectiveness in the areas of quality, productivity, cost, etc.
  • Lead and participate in Facility, R&D, Process Development, and scale-up activities as required.
  • Work with operations, technical and engineering teams to develop future operations, process improvement and capital expenditure requirements, with appropriate business justifications.
  • Manage change activities ensuring they are completed to Company and recognized industry quality/engineering standards.
  • Interact with scientific/regulatory personnel from government agencies as required.
  • Manage and maintain all relevant engineering documentation ensuring that information is current, supporting the Company programmes, safeguarding and protecting all the Company information and property.
  • Performs other tasks, analyses and special projects as assigned.
  • Support the Company Programmes and culture within the Company.
  • Safeguard and protect all Company information and property.

Skills and Experience required:

  • A Degree in Building Services, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering with proven track record of continuous development and taking on roles of increasing responsibility and executing to a consistent high level.
  • Preferably more than 3 years’ experience in the building services/process industry leading projects and providing technical support.
  • Strong track record of delivering projects in a highly automated environment.
  • Ability to lead capital projects.
  • Knowledge of up-to-date facility technologies (heating, cooling, lighting)
  • Ability to use engineering principles to troubleshoot existing plant.
  • Project Management Skills
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural, electrical, P&ID, logical, isometric, facility and equipment layout drawings and diagrams.
  • Excellent understanding of safety legislation, safety standards and risk assessment methodologies.
  • Hands-on experience of engineering validations with excellent understanding of cGMP, including computer systems validation



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