• Maintenance Technician, Facilities

    Astellas PharmaWestborough, MA 01581

    Job #1336808923

  • The Astellas Institute of Regenerative Medicine (AIRM) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Astellas Pharma and focused on the development and commercialization of stem cell and regenerative medicine therapies. Astellas is an R&D-driven global pharmaceutical company whose philosophy is to contribute to the improvement of people's heath around the world through the provision of innovative and reliable pharmaceutical products.Developing innovative therapies is one of the most challenging, most essential and personally rewarding fields in science. This is the most exciting time to be a part of Astellas, a company with a uniquely collaborative and patient-focused culture. There's something special about working at Astellas. It's reflected in our focus on the people we serve, the way we treat each other and the results we achieve together as a company.AIRM has a world-class R&D team, and is pursuing a diverse range of disease indications, ranging from macular degeneration (currently in clinical trials) and other ocular indications to vascular and autoimmune disease. AIRM's intellectual property portfolio includes pluripotent stem cell platforms -- both embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cells as well as other cell-based therapy research programs. AIRM is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.Astellas is announcing a Maintenance Technician, Facilities opportunity at their affiliate Astellas Institute of Regenerative Medicine (AIRM) in Westborough, MA.Purpose:The Maintenance Technician provides preventive and emergency maintenance support for building structure and systems. Reports building damages, malfunctioning equipment, needed maintenance and/or repairs in assigned work areas. Responds to emergency calls on and off hours. Inputs work order data into computerized maintenance management system. Manages third party vendors for preventive and ad hoc maintenance. Participates in training to keep and acquire knowledge, skills and abilities in order to remain current with standard operational practices and revised standards. Follows all Astellas policies to maintain a safe, professional, and compliant work space.Essential Job Responsibilities:* Building Rounds: Perform regular inspections of building areas for leaks, damages, non-functioning fixtures, etc. Record deficiencies and follow-up for remediation in the CMMS* Systems Rounds: Utilize the BAS and visual inspections to perform daily inspections of critical systems for alarms and out of tolerance conditions. Report deficiencies and follow-up for remediation in the CMMS* Perform routine maintenance and ad hoc repairs on systems* Manage vendors for routine maintenance and emergency repairs* Carpentry: Wall repair; painting; hang writing boards, shelving, etc.; window and door hardware repair; ceiling tile replacement; window blind and shade repair and installation; carpet and tile repair* Locksmithing: Basic repair or replacement of door hardware including closers, locks, and cylinders* Electrical: Replace lamps, bulbs, and lens covers; test generators, take meter readings; clean electrical and mechanical areas; reset breakers* Plumbing: Clean grease traps, clean and/or replace filters; unclog drains and toilets; replace faucet washers* HVAC: Make minor repairs or adjustments to heating and air conditioning equipment; cut threads, repack pumps; lubricate fans, motors, control units; change filters* Provides support for Astellas eventsQualifications:Required* Education and background:* High school or trade School graduate* Five years maintenance experience* Demonstrated ability to collaborate functional teams as well as 3rd party service providers* Successful track record for cross-functional facilitation, project management* Strong analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills* Good written and verbal communication skills and experience communicating with all organizational levelsPreferred* Experience working in commercialized biopharma operation in the facilities operations* Understanding of HVAC systems for research facilities* Experience with building automation (preferably Delta), asset management systems (preferably Blue Mountain), security systems#LI-JA1Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/DisabledCategory Facilities