Facilities Manager


Piscataway, NJ 08854
United States

Category
Industry
Biotechnology
Job Start Date
9/1/2021
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
No
Pay
From $50,000 To $80,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
ABOUT PBL:PBL Assay Science has worked hand in hand with industry, academic, and government researchers to help solve difficult assay development and protein quantification problems for over 30 years. Known as a trusted source for high quality, high sensitivity ELISAs as well as interferon proteins and antibodies, PBL now offers assay services capabilities as well.

COMPANY BENEFITS: PBL is a great company to work for: we provide competitive pay and full benefits, including individual medical, dental, and vision insurance, life & long-term disability insurance, a dual 401(k) / Roth IRA savings plan with discretionary company match, a flexible spending account, flexible work hours, a business casual environment, and support for education and training. This position includes 10 days of paid vacation and one week (5 days) of paid personal time per year, both of which are pro-rated for the portion of the year you are employed by PBL. The company also has 9 paid holidays, 2 of which are floating holidays that can be taken on days of your choice. Our most recent Facilities Manager has been at the company for 17 years.

SUMMARY: The Facilities Manager is responsible for maintaining PBL’s laboratory and office facilities, currently including 15,000 square feet of office, biotech wet lab, and storage space. This is a hands-on position responsible for coordinating and performing facility and equipment maintenance and repair, planning for facility and equipment purchases and obsolescence, and ensuring a safe and efficient working environment. The Facilities Manager determines appropriate corrective actions and enlists contractors or in-house personnel to address facility and equipment emergencies and other repairs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Coordinates and performs day-to-day facility and equipment maintenance and repair
• Coordinates and performs maintenance and repair of IT, temperature monitoring, telephone, and security systems
• Identifies opportunities for preventive maintenance
• Maintains inspection and repair records
• Designs company safety program and performs safety program initiatives
• Plans facility and equipment procurement due to growth as well as obsolescence
• Coordinates facility and equipment purchases
• Plans and oversees facility renovations
• Oversees facility cleaning service provider
• Establishes, develops and maintains relationships with current and potential vendors and contractors
• Additional duties and projects as required or assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• None

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• Standard Office/Lab work demands
• Must be able to lift 40-50 pounds


Job Requirements
• 5+ years’ experience maintaining a facility, preferably a biotech laboratory
• Willingness to do what it takes to ensure that the facility and equipment are operational at all times
• Ability and willingness to be hands-on with facility and equipment repair and maintenance
• Knowledge of electrical, plumbing, HVAC, IT, and other facility systems
• Ability to understand and ensure adherence to occupational health and safety regulations and local building codes
• Ability to understand contracts, blueprints and floor plans
• Experience overseeing contractors
• Must possess a strong ethic, attention to detail, and a sense of urgency and responsiveness
• Sound written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
• Must be able to work independently and work well with all levels of staff
• Proficiency with MS Office
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