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Facilities Supervisor

Administration | Mountain View, CA | Temporary

Job Description

Company Overview

ChemoCentryx is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics to treat autoimmune diseases, inflammatory disorders and cancer, primarily focused on orphan and rare diseases. ChemoCentryx balances a passion for science with the deep-seated belief that patients suffering from serious diseases deserve more than incremental improvements to the length and quality of their lives.

As a clinical-stage company with a broad portfolio in multiple therapeutic areas, ChemoCentryx pushes beyond “good enough” and strives for a totally new way of healing.

 

Position Overview

The purpose of this position is to manage multiple functions of building operations and maintenance for a Life Sciences facility.  This is a 3-month contract assignment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area.
  • Recommends staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination.
  • Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime. Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff.
  • Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with clients. Attends client meetings.
  • Coordinates, oversees and/or manages repair and maintenance work assignments performed by     technicians, vendors and contractors performing building maintenance, and janitorial work. Reviews work orders to ensure that assignments are completed.
  • Responsible for facilities inspections and reports.
  • Coordinates and manages moves, adds and change activities.
  • Obtains and reviews price quotes for the procurement of parts, services, and labor for projects.
  • Manages capital projects. Prepares capital project and operating budget and variance reports.
  • Manages vendor relationships and trains vendors on work order and billing procedures. Responsible for invoice processing and accuracy of cost center coding.
  • Uses PC and/or PDA for work order system, email, ESS and training.
  • Provides process and procedure training.
  • Conducts financial/business analysis including preparation of reports.
  • Coordinates, oversees and/or manages repair and maintenance work assignments performed by technicians, vendors and contractors performing building maintenance, landscaping and janitorial work.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Requirements

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Minimum of four years of related experience and/or training.
  • Must have experience in hard services FM operations.
  • HAZWOPER Training
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers.
  • Ability to effectively present information.
  • Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues.
  • Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles.
  • Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, and intranet/internet.
  • Ability to use work order system.
  • Working knowledge of architectural, electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Working knowledge of leases, contracts and related documents.   
  • Vacuum pump maintenance, manage chemical and bio-waste, manage shipping and receiving, perform safety inspections.


Preferred Experience

  • Associates degree or Bachelor’s degree preferred with focus on business, technical or management areas.
  • Prior supervisory experience preferred.
  • Facility Management certification preferred. Driver's license may be required.
  • Highly prefer experience in Life Sciences/ Pharma or FDA/ GMP regulated facilities.