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Title:  Maintenance Assistant

Requisition ID:  55163
Date:  Sep 13, 2022

Dublin, Leinster, IE

Department:  Maintenance



Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.



Reporting to the Maintenance Lead, the Maintenance Assistant works with the Maintenance team to support the cleaning, maintenance and repair of all moulding equipment.




  • Previous experience in the repair/maintenance of the following moulding equipment types would be a distinct advantage, but not essential
  • Injection moulding machines
  • Material feed system
  • Conveyors
  • Water Temperature controllers
  • Good understanding of the injection moulding process.
  • Previous experience working on technically challenging applications would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics would be an advantage, but not essential
  • Must have good verbal reasoning, numerate ability and mechanical aptitude skills.
  • Must have good communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Must have good organisational skills.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of a computer.
  • Previous production work experience would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of GMP requirements would be an advantage.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Maintenance Technician in the preventive maintenance of injection moulding equipment within the assigned business unit.
  • Assists the Maintenance Technician in the maintenance of the injection moulding and ancillary equipment in conjunction with the company procedures.
  • Assist maintenance team in the management of spare parts and stock control.
  • General housekeeping on all maintenance equipment and areas, in accordance with 6S standards
  • Compliance to all local site company policies, procedures and corporate policies.
  • Instructs others, formally or informally, regarding manufacturing related skills or knowledge and assist in the training of employees on new processes or systems introduced to the company.
  • Compliance to all site Environmental, Health and Safety requirements, training and regulations
  • Act in accordance with the company’s guiding principles and adherence to the corporate Code of Conduct.
  • Perform additional duties at the request of the direct supervisor.
















Delegation of Duties:


When absent from the site duties and responsibilities will be delegated to the following designates


Job Title: Maintenance Technician







West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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