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HVAC Refrigeration Engineer - Permanent


Kenny Whelan And Associates




HVAC Refrigeration Engineer. In partnership with its client Kenny-Whelan & Associates is currently seeking HVAC/Refrigeration Engineer for the Leinster area. Profile: The HVAC Refrigeration Engineer will perform an integral role in the development of the product facility. Duties: The Engineer will take ownership for the HVAC and refrigeration systems on site (such as, but not limited to, ISO Grade A, C and D environments; the integration of the required supporting utilities; clean steam, chilled water, heating hot water, instrument air, 2-8degC cold rooms, ambient warehousing, fume hoods, incubators, Process Chillers and local refrigeration systems. Provide leadership, cross functional support and technical expertise to IUFT (Integrated Utilities Facilities Team), maintenance and manage their operation through design, construction, validation, start-up and commercial manufacturing. The HVAC/Refrigeration Engineer will collaborate across functions, supporting, coaching and facilitating project sub-teams. Together, this dynamic group will meet the required project schedule milestones, in accordance with the applicable standards for Quality and EHS compliance. Responsible for delivery of schedule milestones throughout the project duration. • Collaborate and work cross functionally to develop and deliver on all aspects of the project through URS, FAT, SAT, IC, OC, IQ, OQ, PPQ and commercialization to meet schedule milestones. • Driving operational and technical excellence to deliver all components of a stable support utility (HVAC) equipment portfolio supporting PPQ, facility start-up and commercial supply, supported by a flexible, collaborative, multi-skilled teamwork environment. • Assist with the design and operationalisation of a successful IUFT that delivers right-first-time HVAC/Refrigeration equipment to achieve production requirements. • Resolve issues and escalate risks in a timely fashion to the relevant on-site stakeholders. • Comply with current Manufacturing Division, Quality and EHS Management System requirements, as relevant to the project and commercial operations. • Ensure that the IUFT team receive appropriate resources and programmes to develop technical and other skills, to complete their jobs whilst stimulating personal growth and development in line with role. Develop and maintain training programmes. • Drive effective writing/revising/ rolling out of accurate operational procedures, training materials and maintenance procedures for various IUFT systems; ensure all work is subsequently carried out in line with same. • Foster a culture of continuous improvement by deploying Six Sigma tools and support implementation of Model Area within operations from the start. Essential : SME (subject matter expert) in HVAC/Refrigeration engineering lifecycle (design, through to sustaining operations; including ARM – asset reliability maintenance. • SME in HVAC and refrigeration (cleanroom environments, HVAC balancing), mechanical, electrical, fluid and pneumatic utility systems, 2-8degC cold rooms, ambient warehousing, fume hoods, incubators, Process Chillers and local refrigeration systems. • Knowledge of regulatory/code requirements to Irish, European and International Codes, Standards and Practices. Demonstrated site operations project experience, from capital project to continuous support to manufacturing operations. • Proven track-record in delivering results in a world-class supply organisation. • A strong career history in pharma (ideally working with GMP HVAC) and familiarity with a highly regulated environment. • Innovative thinker, with excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills. • Experience of working in a cross functional environment. • Knowledge of and experience in applying Six Sigma and Lean methodologies. Desirable : Experience with GMP cleanroom facility commissioning and start-up an advantage. Educational / IT Qualifications. Degree qualification or equivalent (Science, Engineering, Technical. • Experience in manufacturing in a GMP HVAC environment utilizing ISO 14644-1 classifications (such as Grade A, C and D. • Evidence of continuous professional development is desirable. Key Experience: Previous maintenance support experience in the Pharmaceutical/ Biotechnology industry. Good understanding of operational process and contract obligations. Strong IT Technical skills. Strong understanding of the engineering requirements that drive asset management. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence. Kenny-Whelan Contact: For further information please contact Carmel Synnott on 00 353 21 4665405 / 087 7422268 or sendyour updated CV to This job originally appeared on

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76 days ago