Avantor, Inc. Spvr- Facilities & Maintenance in Eatontown, New Jersey
Job SummaryThe facilities and maintenance supervisor manages and assists in the completion of the day-to-day activities involving the maintenance of the building/facility, equipment and machinery, production lines, grounds, security and overall facility appearance. The position supervises and coordinates the work of employees who repair and maintain building/facility, equipment and machinery.
MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (List in order of importance)
Prepares work schedules, assigns work and oversees the work product while minimizing overtime and call-in hours.
Trains, coaches, counsels and manages performances of direct reports.
Develops and maintains a preventative maintenance schedule program for applicable equipment and machinery.
Manages the program for inspection of mechanical integrity, change control, fire suppression and environmental control.
Arranges for and manages appropriate third-party contractor support as needed.
Enforces sound safety and housekeeping practices
Provide operational support by managing the installation, start-up and validation of new process equipment and systems.
Schedules and assists in developing plans for the installation, movement, repair of equipment and utilities within the building.
Monitors spending to ensure operating within that budget with regard to the expenses for maintenance supplies, operating supplies, tools and personnel.
Manages the maintenance of the building, grounds, equipment, and plant facilities, including the pesticide program, security and waste disposal.
Develops corrective/preventive action plans as prompted by internal and external quality data.
Interacts with customers, technicians and vendors to understand and communicate process specifications with engineering and operations.
Responsible for routine manufacturing equipment set-ups and changes as required.
Implements and maintains appropriate process controls and records consistent with cGMP and ISO regulations.
Order, re-stock and maintain the inventory of spare parts, consumables, tools and miscellaneous supplies. Maintain other department equipment as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)
Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience/trade education
Minimum 5 years related experience, 1 of which should be a supervisory capacity
Applied maintenance experience in a GMP manufacturing environment preferred
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)
Strong time management skills
Must possess excellent communication and problem solving skills
Flexible to work on multiple projects simultaneously
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT (Under Typical Positions)
Typically works in an office environment with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level.
Although the associate primarily works in an office environment, while performing the duties of this job, the associate can be exposed to an industrial environment. The associate may work near moving mechanical machinery and/or vehicles, fumes, airborne particles, dust or gases and the noise level in the work environment can be loud.
Work assignments are diversified. Examples of past precedent are used to resolve work problems. New alternatives may be developed to resolve problems.
A frequent volume of work and deadlines impose strain on routine basis.
Mostly minimal physical effort is required and work is mostly sedentary but does require talking, hearing, bending/stooping, squatting, reaching above shoulder height, crouching, kneeling, balancing and pushing/pulling. Also requires some lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling up to 50 pounds with or without assistance. Use of both hands for repetitive actions such as grasping and manipulating.
DISCLAIMER:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at TalentManagement@avantorsciences.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.
For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW Poster, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision using the links below.
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OFCCP EEO Supplement (https://media.vwr.com/emdocs/docs/OFCCP-EEO-Supplement.pdf)
PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION
3rd party non-solicitation policy
By submitting candidates without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation
Avantor® is a leading global provider of integrated, tailored solutions for the life sciences and advanced technology industries. Strengthened by the recent acquisition of VWR, the Company is a trusted partner to customers and suppliers from discovery to delivery. With operations in more than 30 countries and a diverse portfolio that includes more than four million products, Avantor enables customer success through innovation, cGMP manufacturing and comprehensive service offerings. Collectively, we set science in motion to create a better world.
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