Associate Director, Engineering & Facilities
Company: Akron Biotech
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Akron Biotech is continuing to transform and further its
rapidly growing capabilities and is now seeking highly motivated
professionals to join our expanding team. This is an exciting
opportunity to play a critical role within our organization that is
driving advanced therapy development and commercialization with
high quality industrial scale solutions. We manufacture and
distribute components and raw materials for cell therapy discovery,
development, and commercialization to meet industry needs
worldwide. We offer an array of highly competitive benefits and
perks to our valued associates.
The successful candidate will be an established engineering leader
with experience in facility management, building automation and
Manages all facility infrastructure to support daily operations
while ensuring facility & utility systems are 100% operational.
Manages utility plant operations, maintenance and repairs,
continuous improvement projects and designated utility capital
Responsible for the lab and manufacturing equipment life cycle.
Work with SMEs to define requirements, provision utilities, install
/ calibrate / and qualify, maintain, and decommission instruments,
and lab / process equipment.
Interface with all operations teams to ensure all facility
management needs are fulfilled.
Manages site services directly or via 3rd party providers including
janitorial, maintenance, automation, security, pest control, and
other site support services as needed.
Provides expertise in establishing and refining preventive
maintenance programs, resource scheduling, spare parts inventory,
efficiency improvement programs, etc.
Manages validation, calibration, metrology and automation engineers
and creates performance management (KPIs), reporting, SOPs,
Manages all building management systems and other plant automation
and data acquisition systems.
Supports and manages deviations, investigations and CAPAs related
to facilities and building automation systems.
Follow and manage operational EHS related matters.
Bachelors degree in engineering (mechanical, electrical, or related
Minimum 10 years of facilities and engineering, building operations
and facilities management experience within the biotechnology or
Strong technical knowledge of mechanical, electrical, plumbing,
HVAC, building automation, and safety systems.
Advanced knowledge of OSHA regulations
Excellent project management skills, with the ability to lead,
motivate and develop a team of technical professionals.
Comfortable in a highly adaptive and collaborative small company
environment, working with minimal direction and able to adjust
workload based upon changing priorities.
Exceptional leadership, customer service, relationship building and
Advanced technical certification (PMP, Lean Six Sigma, etc.) highly
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