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Novartis

Senior Manager Engineering (Maintenance & Facilities)

Pharmaceuticals

All

Full Time

On Site

No

San Diego, California, United States

Job Description

12,000. The number of associates worldwide working together to reimagine medicine!

The Global Drug Development (GDD) organization oversees the development of new medicines discovered by our researchers and partners. We transform the lives of people by developing innovative and life-changing medicines.

The Senior Manager, Engineering (Maintenance & Facilities), leads a site-based team who is responsible for overall facility maintenance and calibration activities including lab equipment, manufacturing process equipment and facility/utility systems. He/She/They has the overall accountability to establish, maintain and improve the site building and utility infrastructure, ensuring reliable operation, integration, modification, maintenance, and retirement of site utilities and as well as continued efficient operation of general site functions and site services.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

• Ensures reliable, efficient and sustained operation of the facility and all utility equipment. Drive / improve Technical Services (infrastructure, utilities), availability, and reliability.
• Manages and supervises the activities of the Facilities Maintenance staff and third-party vendors to maintain a reliable, secure and compliant site.
• Provides Facilities and calibration support to laboratory activities.
• Provides input on capital projects to upgrade or expand facilities and equipment needed. Assists in planning, execution and documentation.
• Manages staff and coordinates facility and equipment shutdowns to ensure maintenance and calibration activities are completed in a timely manner, including all necessary documentation.
• Manages third party service provider relationships; maintains a master contact list and ensures that appropriate service agreements are in place and vendors are appropriately trained and qualified.
• Helps ensure compliance of the site with a specific focus on Facilities and Maintenance operations relative to applicable US and international regulatory agencies including OSHA and FDA.
• Oversee the management of all site services, potentially including site security, pest control, architectural repairs, lease contracts, solid waste, non-clean room GMP area cleaning and others.
• Interface with site-owner to ensure all non-Novartis facility/utility equipment meets Novartis standards and is properly maintained.
• Assists in establishing KPI’s including staying within the budget, and ensures staff support and meet KPI’s. Takes corrective actions to mitigate performance gaps.
• Generate and present regular reports and reviews of utility and facility-related KPI’s, budgets, finances, contracts, expenditures and purchases.
• Supports timely closure of facility related cGMPactivites including audit observations, corrective and preventative actions (CAPA) and deviations.
• Act as subject matter expert (SME) for deviation investigations involving utilities, facilities, and equipment calibration.
• Act as SME for utility equipment, site facility maintenance, and calibration program during regulatory audits.
• Act as Functional Representative for Technical Services liaising with Novartis Global Functions Supports network business processes.