Apprentice Fitter


About Chanelle Pharma:

Chanelle Pharma is Ireland’s largest indigenous generic pharmaceutical manufacturer of both medical and veterinary products.

Serving customers in 96 countries worldwide, Chanelle Pharma is a partner of choice in the development and manufacturing of pharmaceutical products to the world’s leading human generic and animal health multinationals and distributors. We are passionate about understanding and addressing the challenges facing our medical and veterinary customers and bringing them innovative and effective products and solutions. 

The Opportunity:

This is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic team within the Engineering and Maintenance department.  We are looking for individuals who will support and drive Chanelle Pharma’s vision to be the most valued global provider of high quality, competitively priced pharmaceutical products and to provide excellent services and support to our customers.

In this role you will report into the Engineering Supervisor.


The work of the Mechanical Automation and Maintenance Fitter involves plant and machinery installation, maintenance and repairs, replacement of broken or worn parts, adjustment and servicing.  The work also involves fabrication of replacement parts using machine tools ie welding, brazing, riveting and soldering techniques.  Increasingly machines and processes involve integration of computer, electronic and programmable control systems with mechanical/hydraulic, pneumatic systems ie PLC’s (programmable logic controllers), CNC (computer numerical control), Robots and CIM (Computer Integrated Manufacturing).



In their work, Mechanical Automation and Maintenance Fitters use Lathers, CNC (computer numerical control), machine tools, drilling and milling machines and welding plants.  In plant maintenance, they dismantle and fit new parts and they may also have to make these parts.  They also install plan and production equipment and carry out condition monitoring using modern maintenance techniques.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Health & Safety requirements (eg. Manual Handling Training)

  • Manual Handling


WORK ENVIRONMENT: (eg. Office, Production)

Production, Workshop, Warehouse

Apprentice Fitter