11 days old

Supervisor, Facilities

Jersey City, NJ 07305
Location :
US - New Jersey - Princeton
Job Description

Location: This role is based at our Princeton, NJ

How will you make an impact?
When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Contribute ideas and suggestions to improve facilities practices and operations to achieve success within the department. Monitor site operations and facilities personnel, delegate responsibilities, and dispatch personnel to troubleshoot and repair equipment/facilities breakdowns or perform preventative maintenance tasks. Generate work orders to document, track, plan and schedule maintenance and repair activities. Create and modify plant maintenance procedures and PM’s to provide optimum maintenance coverage and extended equipment life. Be proficient with computer based programs and computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) related to plant operations, training systems, documentation systems, pay, benefits and communications. Provide facilities representation in company meetings and participate in evaluations of engineering projects and plant system modifications. Enforce strict adherence to safety, environmental, and GMP practices in day to day operations with emphasis on quality and compliance. Communicate with internal team, contractors, and vendors to ensure instructions are clear and understood. Willing and able to make critical decisions in regards to facilities operations with limited time for evaluation while maintaining a GMP environment.

What will you do?

• Plans and Schedules all facilities activities to ensure an efficient and compliant operation
•Plans and Schedules all facilities documentation activities both written and electronic to ensure a compliant operation
• Ensures compliance and completeness of the CMMS Data
• Provides general instruction and direction to the Team Leads and employees within the Facilities group
• Develops and implements action plans aimed at solving individual problems related to plant/equipment operation
• Provides technical assistance and training to individuals to assure compliance with cGMP guidelines and written procedures.
• Write, review and approve Standard Operating Procedures
• Review and approve purchases of equipment and service
• Directs the activities outside vendor/contractors
• Reviews and manages the individual performance of direct reports

• Directly supervises 5-10 employees, including Technicians, Mechanics, and Boiler Operators
• Responsible for the development of all employees within the department by supporting the development of HR programs including Performance Coaching & Development and training to meet current and future business needs
• Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
• Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
• Provide an environment that encourages the company's commitment to equal employment opportunity and the value of a diverse work force

How will you get here?


  • Qualified applicants will have a high school diploma or GED
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in plant maintenance involving GMP operations
  • Proficient in basic computer skills including Windows, Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Background in industrial, mechanical, electrical, computer systems
  • Extensive experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
  • Basic knowledge of computerized building and operation automation systems, such as Delta V, Siemens, SCADA, Voltec, Trane, Carrier, Systemcon
  • Must have knowledge or be willing to learn new technologies in predictive / preventive maintenance.
  • Proficient in dealing with internal / external audit situations
  • Provide leadership in a team-based environment
  • Willing to manage employees required participation in all safety and environmental policies, procedures and programs.
  • Ability to manage responsible areas for housekeeping, pest control, landscaping, snow removal, and other facility functions
  • Plan and schedule preventative maintenance generate work orders, track and process work to completion. Organize and implement daily work schedules, prioritize and dispatch personnel to critical tasks. Schedule work around production activities to minimize impact to schedule
  • Create and modify PM’s and maintenance procedures to adapt to changing environment. Revise documentation, review and approve revisions of SOP’s and GETs events. Attend meetings with other departments to plan and schedule work. Coordinate maintenance activities around production schedules and to ensure compliance with GMP practices. Respond to communications from other departments to provide technical and mechanical assistance.
  • Maintain training schedules & reports, review revised documents. Monitor PM & WO completion and document on time completion. Generate departmental memos to forward critical changes to daily work routines and non-routine activities.
  • Perform daily walkthroughs of Facilities spaces and generate work orders to correct discrepancies. Monitor space cleanliness and organization to maintain inspection readiness and safe working conditions.
  • Schedule contractors for repairs and contact vendors for ordering of spare and replacement parts. Arrange training for contractors and schedule escorts for vendors working in restricted areas
  • Conduct in the field, follow up reviews of PM & WO’s to verify that the tasks being performed by responsible mechanics are meeting the required expectations
  • Provide technical leadership and support when requested from internal and external department members.
  • Must be able to move up to 50 lbs.
  • Work in all types of environment all seasons associated with job
  • Indoor/outdoor, physical environment
  • Must be available for shift work & weekend work as deemed necessary for operations
  • Must be available 24/7
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process, click here for further assistance.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


Posted: 2019-12-03 Expires: 2020-01-02

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