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Facilities Technical Coordinator

Bachem is a listed technology-based company focused on peptide chemistry. The company provides a full range of services to the pharma and biotech industries. It specializes in the development of innovative, efficient manufacturing processes and the reliable production of peptide-based active pharmaceutical ingredients. A comprehensive catalog of biochemicals and exclusive custom syntheses for research labs complete the service portfolio. Headquartered in Switzerland with subsidiaries in Europe, the US and Asia, the group has a global reach with more experience and know-how than any other company in the industry. Towards its customers, Bachem shows total commitment to quality, innovation and partnership.

In order to continue our organic growth, we are constantly looking for talent.

 

Your Responsibilities

The Facilities Technical Coordinator, under moderate supervision, supports the Facilities technicians

and management, maintaining equipment and calibration records, scheduling and planning contractor

and vendor visits, and planning and reviewing preventative maintenance tasks and schedules.

 

Your Tasks

Maintains, both in physical and digital formats, calibration, preventative maintenance, and reactive/corrective maintenance records using Good Documentation Practices

As needed, prepares data for import/export from/to different systems

Creates purchase requisitions for materials, parts, and services as needed, following up with vendors and contractors to ensure timely delivery of parts and rendering of services

Performs audits of rooms and equipment to ensure facility and machinery are in audit-ready states

Operates in cross-functional teams (with both internal and external stakeholders) to plan and schedule critical preventative, predictive, and reactive maintenance and facilities work while minimizing impact on production

Maintains asset listing database

Assists in drafting new and revision of existing SOPs, associated fillable forms and Equipment Specifications

Participates in training programs which result in the development of a successful working understanding of the material presented, and to become proficient in assigned duties and tasks

Complies with all Company policies and procedures, including safety rules and regulations

 

Your Profile

College degree or High School diploma plus at least 5 years of relevant experience. Ability to maintain high level, compliance-oriented documentation and audit trail for facilities and equipment.

Knowledge of Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), ISO and other Regulatory requirements

Basic familiarity with working in an industrial, preferably biotechnical/pharmaceutical, production facility

Working knowledge of industrial equipment, including but not limited to pumps, gearboxes, and air handlers

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Intermediate computer knowledge, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Ability to effectively organize, multitask, and work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven work environment

Ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders in a proactive and solution-focused manner, including keeping management aware of potential issues

Detail-oriented with the ability to accurately and correctly complete and audit equipment and calibration records

Ability to work independently and manage one’s time

Communicate effectively and ability to function well in a team environment

Flexibility of working hours based on business needs

 

Preferred:

College Degree plus over 5 years experience in a GMP production environment

Advanced computer knowledge, including knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems and knowledge of advanced tools and techniques in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel

 

We Offer

You will be part of a motivated team overseeing the entire development cycle of respective APIs. If you are

looking for a new challenge and want to join a motivated team in an internationally renowned company,

you should seize this opportunity.


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles