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Facilities Technician I

The Swiss based Bachem Group is a public, innovation-driven company specializing in the development and manufacturing of pepTides and oligonucleoTides. As a full service provider Bachem offers products for clinical development and commercial applications as well as a comprehensive catalog and exclusive custom synthesis. With 50 years of experience and subsidiaries in Switzerland, the United States, the United Kingdom and Japan, Bachem is the partner of choice for the biotech and pharma industry worldwide.  
Bachem. Leading Partner in Tides 

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

Your Responsibilities

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

   assisting with the building maintenance and repairs.

 

Your Tasks

  • 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
  • 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
     

Your Profile

  • High School diploma or GED with a minimum 4 years relevant experience
  • Experience in electrical, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, equipment  and high mechanical ability
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • 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)

 

Preferred:

  • 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: San Diego