Senior Specialist, Facilities Operations

Location
Foster City
Salary
See job description.
Posted
September 22 2021
Ref
R0022260
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Pharma
Job Type
Other


Senior Specialist, Facilities Operations
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gileads therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the companys five core values. Thats because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

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We are seeking a Senior Specialist, Facilities Operations at our Foster City Campus.

Responsibilities:
  • Approve and oversee the timely closure of all Work Orders for Foster City (FC) Facility owned assets utilizing a Maximo Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Ensure all Work Orders meet GMP requirements and that these services are performed in a manner that is appreciated by all Gilead business partners
  • Oversee multiple vendors which perform contract work on equipment and facilities.
  • Provide leadership and/or expertise to the following Departments: Analytical Operations, EH&S, Process Chemistry, Project Management, FPD, R&D function and Engineering
  • Play a major role in the asset induction and maintaining equipment work orders.
  • Continuously improve the department by means of amending procedures, resource allocation and leveraging the CMMS
  • Troubleshoot major pieces of lab equipment (i.e. glasswashers, glass dryers, autoclaves & cold boxes)
  • Independently develop and modify Standard Operating Procedures
  • Assist Facilities admin staff with requested tasks
  • Provide lab equipment training as necessary
  • Maintain GMP trainings and qualifications
  • Proficient in Good Documentation Practices (GDP) and audit SME
  • Placing orders and tracking purchases through preferred vendor.


Requirements
  • 8+ years of experience working in a GMP/GLP capacity
  • Able to perform minor mechanical repairs
  • Ability to troubleshoot machinery
  • Able to provide results in a lab setting that includes a fast-moving environment, changing priorities and constant added task
  • Must have the ability to operate within a Work Order system, Maximo is a plus
  • Have demonstrated the ability to independently create, route and close change control, deviations and CAPAs using Track Wise.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Visio, MS Project
  • Knowledge of automation concepts and fundamentals. Allen Bradley, Lab Watch and Siemens experience is a plus but not required
  • Ability to lead and manage project teams, including directing field technicians and subcontractors.
  • Ability to read and understand P&ID's, electrical & architectural drawings
  • Effectively communicates with peers and project teams, including engineers, project managers, technicians, and subcontractors.


As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans\' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

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Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans\' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com opens new window" target="_blank" href="https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=2507529&targetURL=mailto:careers@gilead.com">careers@gilead.com for assistance.

Following extensive monitoring, research, consideration of business implications and advice from internal and external experts, Gilead has made the decision to require all U.S. employees and contractors to receive the COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment. Full vaccination is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, can request a reasonable accommodation.\u200b

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Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

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