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Supervisor - Facilities - (Frederick MD)

MedImmune, LLC

Frederick, MD
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Position Type:
Full time
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Required Education:
High school or equivalent
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Job Description

Frederick, Maryland, United States
Job reference: R-007886
Posted date: May. 19, 2017

At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We’re focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life. As a Supervisor - Facilities in Frederick, MD you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.

Operations at AstraZeneca is a truly world-class business unit. It offers one of the most exciting, fast paced, challenging and rewarding work environments in the world of operations, supply chain and manufacturing.

Main Duties and Responsibilities


As the Supervisor – Facilities, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Oversee departmental activities in regards to the planning and scheduling of all routine and non-routine events and any related areas of responsibility in order to maintain a GMP facility.
  • Will be responsible for departmental training requirements and performance reviews.
  • Demonstrated ability to adhere closely to all company Standard operating Procedures at all times, adhere to schedules.
  • Interface in a constructive manner with all vendors, contractors, associates, peers and managers.

Demonstrated capabilities in the areas of:

  • Leadership.
  • Planning and scheduling.
  • Utilizing Computerized maintenance management systems.
  • Writing, revising and reviewing Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Enforcing Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Troubleshooting and repair of systems and equipment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Essential Requirements

Preferred Education

  • High School diploma or GED and 2 years of job related coursework or equivalent experience

Preferred Years of Experience

  • At a minimum, 5 years industrial maintenance experience in a GMP facility to include both facility and process related equipment and its controls or an equivalent.  At least 3 years need to be in a lead or supervisory capacity.

Desirable Requirements

Freedom to Act

  • Assignments are received in task-orientated terms.  Provides direction to subordinates using established policies and precedents.  Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment and overall quality and efficiency.  Administers and executes policies and procedures that typically affect individual subordinate employees.
  • LIAISON: Majority of liaison is on internal basis with subordinates and supervisors at equivalent level or one level higher.  Liaison normally involves specific phases of a project or operation.  External contacts are infrequent and involve routine matters.


  • Ensures that projects are completed on schedule following established procedures and schedules.  Erroneous decisions or recommendations or failure to achieve results might cause delays in program schedules and result in the allocation of more resources.

Next Steps – Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.  If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.