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Title:  Spares Assistant

Requisition ID:  60784
Date:  Mar 25, 2023

Dublin, Leinster, IE

Department:  Engineering



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.


Supports the business in the management of the technical spare parts program ensuring a functioning spares management system capable of meeting the growing demands of the facility.        

•    Previous experience in CMMS systems would be an advantage. 
•    Previous experience with vertical storage systems would be an advantage.
•    Previous experience working on technically challenging applications would be an advantage 
•    Must have good verbal reasoning, numerate ability and mechanical aptitude skills.
•    Must have working knowledge of the MS office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
•    Must have good communication skills, both written and oral.
•    Must have good organisational skills.
•    Must be able to work in a team environment.
•    Good computer skills.
•    Good attention to detail.
•    Previous production work experience would be an advantage.
•    Knowledge of GMP requirements would be an advantage.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Develop a functioning Spares Management System supporting the business ramp.
•    Lead the Spares Management Team inputting and updating spares on the CMMS system.
•    Lead the loading and control of the vertical storage systems.
•    Ownership and Management of the spares parts budget.
•    Ownership and reporting of spares KPI & Spares usage
•    Support customer systems where applicable. 
•    Develop and maintain strong, positive relationships with internal customer base.
•    Work with Engineering to accurately produce recommended spare and wear parts list.
•    Contact vendors for quotes in coordination with Purchasing. 
•    Arrange logistics from supplier to the customer.
•    Physical lifting and carrying will be involved. 
•    Act in accordance with the company’s Guiding Principles and adherence to the corporate Code of Conduct.
•    Compliance to all site Environmental, Health and Safety requirements, training and regulations. 
•    Compliance to all local site company policies, procedures and corporate policies.
•    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
•    Senior Automation Engineer.
•    Lead Maintenance Technician.
•    Tool Room Manager.







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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