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Facilities Technician II

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 Technician II, in conjunction with the Facilities Maintenance Manager is responsible for

assisting with the building maintenance and repairs.  This position is an intermediate skilled position

with skillset based on an electrical background.  The Facilities Technician II will work on all the

electrical systems and be responsible for all electromechanical repairs.


Your Tasks

Maintaining electrical and electromechanical systems within the facility including but not limited to, breaker panels, generators, electrical motors and motor controls

Attend to all assigned work and general services orders, including but not limited to: painting, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, construction and flooring

Troubleshoot, evaluate and make recommendations during regular inspections

Perform routine and non-routine equipment maintenance, modification and repairs in a timely basis

Cross-train other Facility Technicians and build their current skillset

Maintain effective preventative maintenance programs, as directed by Management

Document repairs, adjustments and replacement of equipment per SOP’s and cGMP regulations

Complete and coordinate with department heads all repairs, as necessary, to offset downtime and production delays

Assist maintenance contractors if applicable in trouble shooting of equipment

Order parts and components for repairs as needed

Assist with the organization and inventory of spare parts

Maintain a clean and well organized maintenance room

Provide after hours on call support including holidays

Must follow all safety rules and ensure compliance

In conjunction with the safety committee, develops and implements the policies and procedures necessary to adhere to all government requirements

Must arrive to work on time for both scheduled shifts and unscheduled call in shifts


Your Profile

High School diploma

Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a maintenance technician or maintenance engineer

Experience in electrical, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, equipment and high mechanical ability

Intermediate experience with electrical systems and controls

Familiarity with VFD controllers, PLC logic controllers, chillers, boilers, electrical circuits, air handlers, air conditioners, and all general facility equipment

Ability to troubleshoot malfunctions within various systems throughout the facility

Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record

Familiarity with building code and electrical related laws and regulations

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Basic 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 in a proactive and solution-focused manner, including keeping management aware of potential issues

Detail oriented with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems

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, may include some nights and occasional weekends

Must be able to work a rotating on-call schedule (for weekends)



Familiarity of standard laboratory practices

Environmental Health and Safety regulations


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