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Supervisor, Facilities

Company: Cambrex
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Company Information

You Matter to Cambrex.
Cambrex is a leading global contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) that provides drug substance, drug product, and analytical services across the entire drug lifecycle. With more than 40 years of experience and a growing team of over 2,400 professionals servicing global clients, Cambrex is a trusted partner in branded and generic markets for API and dosage form development and manufacturing.
Your Work Matters.
At Cambrex, we strive to build a culture where all colleagues have the opportunity to:

  • engage in work that matters to our customers and the patients they serve
  • learn new skills and enjoy new experiences in an engaging and safe environment
  • strengthen connections with coworkers and the community

    We're committed to attracting and nurturing a passionate team of valued professionals in our fast-paced and growing company. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, Life, LTD, retirement savings and more! Can we make this broader language, so it fits in all markets, e.g., that includes healthcare, life insurance, planning for retirement, and more!
    Your Future Matters.
    Known for our customer-focused scientific and manufacturing excellence, as well as our strong commitment to quality and safety, we offer a range of career and growth opportunities across our global network of locations. Together with our customers, we aim to improve the quality of life for patients around the world. Start a career where You Matter by applying today!
    Job Overview

    The Facility Supervisor will oversee day-to-day activities related to maintenance for the Durham, NC site by internal staff and contracted vendors. This position will be a hands on supervisor with experience working in a laboratory setting.

    This facility operates systems within tightly controlled specifications and and a successful candidate will perform preventive maintenance and corrective repairs upon a wide variety of equipment and Utilities. The position also requires familiarity with emergency power generation and distribution, including uninterrupted power. Able to work independently or lead a team troubleshooting problems, setting work priorities, coordinating, and communicating, completion of tasks in a timely manner.

    • Ensure work assignments and schedules meet department, facility, and contractual needs; plan, develop, and assign work schedules to ensure service delivery expectations are achieved.
    • Identify areas of opportunity and lead the team to implement process changes in a positive and effective manner.
    • Promote a strong safety culture and safe work environment.
    • Perform daily quality control inspections to ensure quality standards are met or exceeded.
    • Able to manage building monitoring systems and provide system training.
    • Maintain master keys and control of working keys.
    • Capable of managing installation of utilities for all new instruments and equipment.
    • Able to read and manage drawings.
    • Understand Water Systems Maintenance and manage work for SLAs (through a contractor).
    • Document changes to facility systems that support cGMP operations.
    • Adapt departmental plans and priorities to adapt to operational challenges.
    • Create SOPs or work plans as needed to ensure safe and efficient maintenance operations.as needed to ensure a safe and.
    • Drive performance management in performance reviews, setting clear job expectations, coaching and directing staff, and using disciplinary action when necessary.
    • Evaluate equipment conditions and provide input to projects and capital budget plans.
    • Participate in root cause failure analysis.
    • May lead others or assist vendors in the operations, maintenance, and repair of facilities systems and equipment.
    • Interact with Blue Mountain Asset Management system as needed to document preventative maintenance and on demand work.
    • Able and willing to perform routine facilities and maintenance activities as needed.
    • Able to work in lab environment and provide exhaust hood maintenance.
    • Must be able to support some weekend work and night on-call work.
    • Special projects and other duties as assigned.


      • Minimum 5 years' experience in operation and maintenance of industrial facilities equipment and systems.
      • Must be familiar with mechanical, and electrical codes as well as regulatory requirements.
      • Knowledge of water treatment systems.
      • Knowledge of principles of refrigeration.
      • Physical requirements include stooping, standing, walking, working on ladders, working in tight spaces, and carrying 50 pounds.
      • Contractors license preferred, but not required.

        Education, Experience & Licensing Requirements

        Minimally: Associates degree in related field with 7 years facilities and safety experience.
        Preferred : Bachelor's degree in related field with 5 years facilities and safety experience.
        At least 2+ years of leadership / supervisory experience required.

        Cambrex is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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