Gilead Sciences, Inc. Engineering CMMS Specialist in Cork, Ireland

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Job Description

The Position

Responsible for maintaining the standards, methods and procedures for the operation of the computerized Maintenance Management System “CMMS” (Pemac 5 and/or Maximo 7.6)

Job duties include:

  • Supports the management and planning of all maintenance activities on site including predictive, preventative and corrective maintenance while maintaining spare part inventory.

  • Participates in maintenance planning meetings.

  • Reviews maintenance activities and conducts evaluations of existing equipment systems.

  • Proposes and develops improvements for the existing CMMS (PEMAC 5) and supports the future transition to enterprise Maximo 7.6.

  • Co-ordinates and reviews maintenance, repairs and calibrations of equipment and/or mechanical and electrical systems, ensuring that Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and all other regulatory requirements are followed.

  • Asset Management – Setup of new equipment / routine register. Data entry of instrument calibration test points and results, ensuring data integrity is maintained and full GMP compliance.

  • Manage work orders by reviewing status, priority and work types so the workload stays active and current.

  • Provides guidance to Engineering Technicians on the CMMS.

  • Trains, oversees, and monitors performance of site CMMS. Review completed documentation and raises process events and highlights non-compliance as required.

  • Support and participate in audits to include internal, external or regulatory bodies.

  • Compiles and reports technical performance metrics including monthly and quarterly department reports.

  • Supports and contributes to site OpEx and continuous improvement lean maintenance initiatives. Future proofing enhancements E.g. Auto work order generation utilizing OSI Pi

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills are required.

  • Proficient in PEMAC 5, and/or Maximo 7.6, Microsoft Excel and reporting tools

  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills and ability to: collect, organize, and analyse data.

  • Knowledgeable in all aspects of equipment operation and maintenance.

  • A thorough understanding and application of Engineering principles, concepts, industry practices, and standards.

  • The ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice and act on as required.

  • Must be able to apply knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).

  • Ability to exercise judgment within generally well-defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Maintenance, or related field.

  • Five years CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) SME experience in GMP related environment.

  • Experience in implementing spare parts management system or similar

  • Equivalent combination of education (lesser) & experience may be considered in lieu of requirements.


  • Resilient profile with the ability to deliver in an ambiguous environment

  • Ability to engage and manage multiple stakeholders to achieve the objective

  • Curious with learning agility

  • Operationally excellent

  • Organised with systematic approach to prioritisation

  • Process orientated to achieve the business objective

Gilead Core Values

  • Integrity (always doing the right thing),

  • Teamwork (collaborating in good faith),

  • Excellence (working at a high level of commitment and capability)

  • Accountability (taking personal responsibility).

  • Inclusion (encouraging diversity)

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

Please log onto your Internal Career Site to apply for this job.

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercialises innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

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