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Facilities Engineering - Management

Company: Charles River Laboratories
Location: Rockville
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.
IMPORTANT: In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process. Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.Job Summary
The Facilities & Engineering Manager is responsible for the facilities and engineering activities for all Vigene Bioscience buildings including office space, labs, GMP space, equipment, and systems.
Duties and Responsibilities

--- Manage, plan, and implement facilities and engineering projects/tasks.

  • Manage the facility techs & associates to provide guidance on facility duties.
  • Manage the GMP Production Area cleaning requirements with members of the facility team.
  • Provide technical engineering support for mechanical/HVAC, electrical, plumbing, utilities, and equipment.
  • Lead engineering and design reviews for all occupied space.
  • Initiate, manage, and direct projects for facility improvements and other building/site renovations.
  • Program and maintain Building Control Systems BAS/DDC (i.e. lighting, sprinklers, HVAC, etc.) .
  • Develop estimates and proposals for facilities improvement/renovation projects and equipment installations.
  • Provide technical support & technical writing for facility commissioning and IQ/OQ/PQ activities.
  • Work with Lab & Production Teams to provide them building, utility, and system assistance that allow their work to be performed (consider these departments a customer).
  • Coordinate the performance of all routine and non-routine building maintenance activities.
  • Manage Janitorial services for keeping the buildings' occupied spaces clean.
  • Manage Special Medical Waste (Biological) disposal coordination .
  • Manage the Pest Control Program and associated contractors.
  • Manage contractors performing facilities and engineering tasks.
  • GMP Facility Associates.
  • Other responsibilities as needed.
    Job QualificationsQualification for the Job

    --- B.S. in Engineering (i.e. Mechanical, Electrical) preferred, or equivalent experience.
    • 8+ years of plant engineering or systems operation experience.
    • 3+ years of Biotechnology, GLP, and/or GMP equipment experience.
    • 3+ years of GMP/GDP experience (i.e. labs, clean rooms).
    • Solid knowledge of project management.
    • Clear written and verbal communication .
    • Competent with MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, VISIO).
    • Able to read and understand construction drawings.
    • Able to work independently.
    • Ability to train and mentor the members of the Facility Team .
      IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV.

      Vaccine Mandate
      Charles River is a U.S. Federal Contractor. As a result, we must follow the Presidential Executive Order to mandate vaccinations, and ensure our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Our main priority is the wellbeing, health, and safety of our people. We will be requiring proof of vaccination from all employees.

      Anyone with requests for disability-related and/or religious exemptions should contact Talent Acquisition (crrecruitment_US@crl.com) so that information can be provided about the accommodation process at Charles River.
      About Microbial Solutions
      Our Microbial Solutions business group has a comprehensive portfolio of endotoxin testing, microbial detection and microbial identification products and services is unlike any other, and has been purposefully designed to meet the complex and ever-changing needs of the industry. We help clients to ensure product safety and quality with easy-to-use yet robust testing solutions that satisfy regulatory requirements, support critical decision making and improve operational efficiencies.

Keywords: Charles River Laboratories, Rockville , Facilities Engineering - Management, Professions , Rockville, Maryland

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