Maintenance Manager, Facility

Westminster CO, United States

Maintenance Manager, Facility - Westminster CO, United States

Job Summary:

Responsible for overseeing all daily maintenance activities including delegation of tasks, installation, directing the process of any necessary repairs, tracking mechanical performance, and upkeep operations of the organization's production equipment and facility in general as well as managing maintenance staff. Ensure that their team has the best resources available to complete their duties according to the allotted budget. The role requires a professional with strong interpersonal and leadership skills in order to autonomously interact with Manufacturing and effectively work with cross functional teams.

Specific Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all machinery is up to working standards
  • Oversee, manage and direct all maintenance procedures and operations on manufacturing equipment in a cGMP-controlled facility including but not limited to: incinerators, kilns, pulverizes, electric steam boilers, sterilizers, lab equipment, air compressors, centrifugal pumps
  • Manage reactive/preventive general facility maintenance including, but not limited to: building, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing repairs
  • Assess current maintenance work processes, to optimize efficiency
  • Use data analysis to help prepare for and prevent future problems
  • Create and implement measures to minimize breakdowns and repairs (performing quality checks of all machinery, tools, equipment etc.)
  • Troubleshoot problem areas and create a clear plan of action for fixing necessary parts
  • Oversee repairs
  • Train new employees in maintenance work processes and procedures
  • Perform evaluations of employees to ensure quality of work
  • Record and track daily progress/error reports
  • Maintain vendor relationships and order new materials as needed
  • Create and adhere to maintenance and facility budgets
  • Enforce all health and safety rules and regulations according to state/federal laws and company protocol
  • Assisting with qualification and validation of new equipment
  • Interfacing with contractors to ensure their work is performed safely, efficiently & in a timely manner
  • Any other function that will ensure a safe, comfortable, efficient and productive Manufacturing facility

    The above description outlines the most common job duties however it does not exclude other potential work assignments.

Education or Formal Training Required:

  • 8+ years’ relevant experience in maintenance at least one of the following: Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, Industrial controls, or equivalent
  • Natural mechanical aptitude
  • Experience working in a medical device/life sciences environment helpful.
  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience in business administration, management or related field preferred
  • Extensive knowledge in a variety of mechanical systems
  • Ability to manage proactively
  • Experience managing multiple vendors
  • Ability to consistently maintain positive client relationships
  • Can effectively and efficiently handle both administrative and mechanical responsibilities
  • Makes safety a priority at all times
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Suite) and a solid understanding of data analysis software. Experience with CMMS software preferred, but not required.

Qualifications Required: (knowledge, skills, abilities, initiative, judgment, etc.)

Minimum of 8 years’ experience with each and all of the following

Electrical installation, troubleshooting and maintenance:

  • Line voltage (480VAC and 208VAC 3 phase, as well as 120VAC single phase)
  • Low voltage controls (24VDC, analog signals, etc.)
  • Communication systems (ethernet, serial communications, voice)
  • Basic PLC troubleshooting with regards to both the PLC and its’ connected I/O (Allen Bradley, Automation Direct, Siemens)
  • Motor controls (starters, soft Starters, variable frequency drives)
  • Associated equipment control systems (switches, relays, transducers, transformers, etc.)

Mechanical installation, troubleshooting and maintenance:

  • HVAC systems
  • Lab equipment (vacuum pumps, ovens, kilns, exhaust systems, blowers, etc.)
  • Gas fired equipment (Incinerators, furnaces, etc.)

Fluid power/Plumbing installation, troubleshooting and maintenance:

  • Pumps (centrifugal, pneumatic, multi-stage)
  • Water systems (reverse osmosis, deionized Water, ultrapure water, etc.)
  • Hydraulic systems (Less than 4000 psi)
  • Steam and clean steam systems
  • Valve and flow controls (Check valves, solenoid valves, strainers, pressure/flow regulators)

General shop / fabrication skills (basic to moderate skill level required):

  • Mig/Stick/Tig Welding, soldering and brazing of carbon and stainless steel
  • Safe and efficient power tool usage
  • Cutting, grinding, drilling, milling of various materials (Wood, metal, plastic)
  • Excellent cleaning and organization habits of all work areas

General/Interpersonal Skills:

  • Polite, helpful, friendly attitude, even in the face of highly stressful working conditions
  • Ability to think independently when given incomplete or vague instructions
  • Willingness to address concerns from multiple sources and deal with frequent and abrupt changes in daily work schedule
  • Ability to perform concise, legible manual data entry on frequently audited cGMP documentation. Superior technical writing skills are a non-negotiable requirement

Extent of Supervision:

  • Minimal supervision and guidance.
  • Self-reliant; takes initiative; results-oriented, open minded.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  

Work Conditions / Physical Demands:

  • Repeated lifting of more than 75 pounds in physically constrained or awkward workspaces
  • Ability to climb ladders, crawl under equipment, work in cramped or dark spaces for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work in very hot or cold environments for extended periods of tim

We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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