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Manager, Facilities

Company: United Therapeutics
Location: Reston
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

United Therapeutics is a vaccinated work environment where all employees are expected to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination. We will provide any accommodations as required by law.The job details are as follows:What We DoUnited Therapeutics Corporation focuses on the strength of a balanced, value-creating biotechnology model. We are confident in our future thanks to our fundamental attributes, namely our commitment to quality and innovation, the power of our brands, our entrepreneurial culture and our bioinformatics leadership. We also believe that our determination to be responsible citizens having a positive impact on patients, the environment and society will sustain our success in the long term.We currently have five approved products on the market and a long-term mission of providing an unlimited supply of transplantable organs for those who need them.Our company was founded by an entrepreneur whose daughter was diagnosed with a life-threatening condition. She sought to find treatment options and a cure for her daughter and patients like her. We are founder-led, and relentless in our pursuit of " Medicines for life". We continue to research and develop treatments for cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases, pediatric cancers and other orphan diseases.In 2021, we became the first publicly-traded biotech or pharmaceutical company to take the form of a public benefit corporation (PBC). Our public benefit purpose is to provide a brighter future for patients through (a) the development of novel pharmaceutical therapies; and (b) technologies that expand the availability of transplantable organs. At the same time, we seek to provide our shareholders with superior financial performance and our communities with earth-sensitive energy utilization.How you'll contributeThe Manager, Facilities ensures uninterrupted operations through the management of breakdown support, facility maintenance, and general facilities services for all buildings, infrastructure, utilities equipment, and systems. This includes fast response and recovery of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems, for both GMP and non-GMP systems in a manner consistent with all compliance requirements. Emphasis is placed on positive response to the requests/requirements of the business, environmental, health, & safety, and quality work. In addition, this role will support manufacturing and change management initiatives including but not limited to professional maintenance, early equipment management, energy & environment, and display a passion for excellence in all manufacturing and business initiatives.Manage the service and maintenance of internal environmental controls (HVAC), all facilities infrastructure equipment (including mechanical, electrical, & plumbing systems), lifesafety systems, and all GMP utilities (including clean water & clean steam systems)Lead the Facilities Team to ensure the needs of the business are met, including 24-hour on-call service, and coaching staff so that maintenance can be accomplished in a safe, timely and cost-effective mannerMeet or exceed established goals for KPIs & metrics and provide regular reports to leadership (some examples include mean-time-to-repair (MTTR), mean-time-between-failure (MTBF), planned maintenance compliance, etc.)Build department capability through effective hiring, training, and communication for hourly and salaried personnel. Ensure the team is developed and held accountable for achieving individual, team, and business goals.Develop department and individual training plans to enhance team skills and increase departmental capabilitiesUtilizing a CMMS, manage the planned maintenance program including planning, scheduling, and completing preventative & corrective maintenance and maintaining an effective spare parts programReview the operation of buildings, equipment, and systems continuously with the goal of minimizing unplanned downtime, anticipating problems, and solving issues in a timely manner via continuous improvement and use of Root Causes Analysis (RCA) processDevelop SOPs and maintain all operation manuals, facility related drawings and vendor documentsParticipate in problem solving and take initiative to make recommendations for utilities systems upgrades, reliability and efficiency improvements, and other improvements to minimize system downtimeMaintain safety, health, and environmental policies and procedures. Direct, maintain, and enforce the safety program for the Facilities Department; review safety records to uphold standards of maximum safety for all maintenance technicians.Determine guidelines for and negotiate terms and conditions of facility and service contracts, leases, grants, and related financial agreements; evaluate Request for Proposals (RFPs); award and monitor related contracts, leases, and financial agreements for compliance with terms and conditions; ensure that contracts integrate with stated department goals; and resolve contract disputesEnsure city, county, state, and federal regulations relating to the maintenance department are always metEstablish and maintain collaborative and transparent relationships between Facilities and all site & corporate departmentsOther duties as assignedFor this role you will needMinimum RequirementsBachelor's Degree in Arts/Sciences (BA/BS) in Facility/Maintenance Management or equivalent experience8+ years of experience as a maintenance or facilities foreman/supervisor in an industrial or manufacturing environmentStrong organizational and systems implementation skillsGMP and OSHA safety and internal safety proceduresUnderstanding of GMPs and operation of a food/beverage or bio/pharm manufacturing plantSolid fundamental computer skills needed in word processing and spreadsheet handlingFacilities Management programs (CMMS)Preferred Qualifications8+ years licensed in a standardized trade3+ years of experience in maintenance or facilities management in an industrial or manufacturing environmentState Licensed Electrician Journeyman LicenseExperience in: root cause analysis/CAPA training, contract negotiations, employee relationsAt United Therapeutics, you'll realize quickly that it is not an ordinary place to work! When you join our company, you will learn, grow, contribute, have fun, and be challenged... all while making a difference in the lives of our patients.United Therapeutics Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities

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