Site Services/Maintenance Technician (Biotech) – 2nd Shift/Top $$

Job Type: 
Life Sciences
Other Life Science Positions
Employment Category: 
Direct Hire

Seeking highly capable, knowledgeable and self-directed Facilities Maintenanceprofessional for great opportunity with a rapidly-expanding RTP area biotech.

The company has built a state-of-the-art facility to manufacture its portfolio of cutting-edge gene therapy products. They are in high growth mode, launching new product lines and starting a 2nd shift operation

This Site Services Technician will be the go-to for all maintenance- and office move-related tasks. It is a ground floor opportunity, and we seek a go-getter who, in addition to a strong maintenance background, demonstrates the ability to work in a cGMP-regulated environment with personnel from Quality, Laboratories, IT, Finance, etc.

It is a critical role, and they will offer a very generous wage to retain the right person.

Things to Note:

  • These are gene editing therapeutics to treat a host of life-threatening diseases.  It is groundbreaking technology, and the equipment is state-of-the-art.
  • The 2nd shift team will overlap with the 1st shift, with hours estimated at 3p – 11p daily.  Some off-shift/weekend work may be required but it is expected to be limited.
  • The site is regulated by cGMP guidelines.  Strong preference for candidates coming from biotech or similarly-regulated manufacturing settings. Cleanroom experience is a plus.
  • This is a collaborative and dynamic work environment.  We seek a technician who can switch gears readily and who, while independent and self-directed, has a team-oriented mindset.

Selected Duties:

  • General maintenance tasks, including painting, patching, furniture assembly, and office moves.
  • Coordinating vendors for site services tasks, including janitorial and pest control.
  • Assisting with response to issues with equipment, office amenities, appliances, lighting, etc.
  • Assisting with response to 2nd shift utility alarms.
  • Ensuring adequate spare parts inventory for site services assets.
  • Supporting CapEx and Process Improvement project initiatives.
  • Participate in on-call rotation with members of the Facility Maintenance team.

Targeted candidate will offer a degree and/or certifications in related discipline and 4+ years of maintenance/facilities/trades experience.  Strong preference for biotech, pharma, or medical device manufacturing bkgds. Cleanroom a plus.

Other priorities include:

  • Versatility and solutions-orientation
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to plan, adhere to deadlines, and adapt quickly to changing circumstances.
  • Engaging communication style with a “how can I help? demeanor
  • Computer systems literacy
  • Track record of longevity and impact in previous roles

This is an immediate need and a Direct Hire role.  Please forward Word resume for prompt consideration.  Local candidates targeted.