This position provides support for all facility and equipment critical systems at Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics (MCT). This position is responsible for coordinating the maintenance and repair of all HVAC building systems; various building control systems; calibration and equipment maintenance activities, which contribute to the development of product, process, equipment qualification and validation for biopharmaceutical and biotechnology manufacturing. This position works closely with Operations in a Bio-Technical FDA regulated manufacturing environment, Quality Assurance and the Product Development Team.
Knowledge of - Electrical, plumbing, HVAC, low voltage electrical systems, refrigerators, freezers, ultra-low freezers, Liquid Nitrogen Systems (LN2), medical air compressor and all other building equipment
HVAC trouble shooting
Initiate and maintain documentation records for all of the building systems and equipment within the facility
Interface with vendors and University Facilities Management staff
Perform on & offsite building automation and data acquisition modifications as needed during off hours, weekends and holidays
Shared on call 24/7/365 via mobile phone and PC
Equipment & HVAC monitoring, Data Acquisition components
Knowledge of refrigeration and system components
Document repairs to the various building systems & equipment
Knowledge of Clean Room systems and common labs
Equipment/Facility Systems Critical Skills
Ability to use, Calibration Software (CMS)
Understand and Interpret, Mechanical, Structural & Architectural Blue Prints
Preform Temperature mapping and protocol design
Ability to design & fabricate customized items needed to support specialized equipment needs of MCT tenants equipment, if requested
Knowledge of all types of Laboratory Equipment
Environmental Monitoring Equipment (EM) set up and management
Knowledge of the following Data Acquisition Components
Analog and Digital connections
Analog input calibration
Hardwired Jack installation
Software channel creation in system
Other helpful knowledge
SQL and application server stewardship
UPS maintenance & testing
Ability to write SOP’s, equipment specifications, and IQ.OQ’s for equipment
Basic knowledge of Programmable Logic Controller’s (PLC’s) & programming
All required qualifiations must be documented on application materials.
High school graduate
Completion of a 2 year Technical College in electronics field. 2 years’ experience working with building systems including (HVAC) building automation system electrical, plumbing, low voltage electric, etc.2 years’ experience in a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) in a medical device or pharmaceutical manufacturing facility. Equivalent relevant education and/or experience totaling 4 years may be substituted for the above experience/education.
Demonstrated strong interpersonal/communication skills, highly organized detail oriented, able to meet deadlines and targets.
Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills
Additional Skills/Preferred Qualifications
Microsoft Office Suite
Knowledge of FDA GMP regulations
Knowledge of regulations relating to ISO clean Room manufacturing
Internal Number: 329119
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