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Facilities Manager

551 - Operations – Cambridge, Massachusetts
Department 551 - Operations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor


We are seeking a talented individual to broadly manage facilities operations of our company, including overseeing our office and lab operations, and oversight of our environmental health and safety (EH&S) programs. The successful candidate should have broad experience in overseeing facility operations strong organization skills, and an ability to work both independently and on teams.

Key Duties & Accountabilities:


  • Work with lab manager on preventative maintenance, calibration, and stocking of supplies
  • Provide quick and effective solutions for equipment repairs and other requests
  •  Assist with development, forecasting, and management of facilities related budgets
  •  Work with Finance on fixed assets databases
  •  Assist Procurement with purchasing process optimization
  •  Assist in maintaining licenses, renewal, proper functioning of laboratory software, and literature management
  •  Assist with disposition of equipment and unused stock as necessary
  •  Maintain equipment matrixes


  •  Coordinate management of facility with landlords and contractors
  •  Work with landlord on building issues, when necessary
  •  Assist with design, planning, and management of growth related projects


  •  Coordinate EH&S Program
  •  Maintain regulatory licenses, permits, and registrations with federal, state, and local agencies (EPA, OSHA, DEP, and DPH)
  •  Manage hazardous waste collection
  • Develop written plans, programs, and training modules
  •  Conduct Employee Risk Assessment, Workplace Hazard Assessment, and all required training
  • Conduct incident investigations
  •  Manage lab space decommissioning, as needed

Core Competencies Required:

  • Organization
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving/Critical Thinking
  • Judgement and Decision-making

Knowledge: Education, Experience, & Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, or related field required, advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in facility operations, biotech/pharma experience a plus
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a functional or project management leadership position
  • Strong experience with many or all the following unit operations or technologies:
  • o   HVAC design and operations
  • o   Electrical distribution
  • o   Environmental chambers and rooms
  • o   Compressed gases
  • o   WFI and RODI systems
  • o   BSCs, fume hoods, laminar flow hoods
  • o   Boilers
  • o   Chillers

Travel Commitment:

  • Some travel may be required
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  • Location
    Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Department
    551 - Operations
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