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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

 

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.

Candidates for positions as US employees of Bachem Americas, Inc. (“Company”) must be in the process of or fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and provide the Company with proof of vaccination as a condition of employment, except for U.S. employees who request and qualify under applicable law for disability and religious accommodation from the COVID-19 vaccine mandate. An applicant who receives an offer of employment from the Company for a position as a U.S employee will be required to provide proof of vaccination status, or request and receive a disability or religious accommodation for which the applicant is entitled under applicable law, before their first day of employment or any later deadline specified by the Company in the offer letter. The Company is an equal opportunity employer and provides employment opportunities and makes employment decisions without regard to an individual’s disability, religion or on any other basis prohibited by law.


Nearest Major Market: San Diego