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Supervisor, Facilities - (Frederick, MD)

MedImmune, LLC

Frederick, MD
Posted Date:
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-013897
Posted date: Sep. 08, 2017

If you’re inspired by the possibilities of science to change lives and you thrive when making brave decisions – join us.

MedImmune is the worldwide biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives every day. As one of the world’s premier biotechnology companies, our mission is centered on delivering life-changing products that advance world health, and help fight and cure disease.  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.

We’re constantly pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients, with a passion for discovery and a pipeline to show for it. We’re pioneering innovative research and exploring novel pathways across key therapeutic areas including oncology, respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, and infection and vaccines. And we’re industry-leading in immunology, protein engineering and translational science. We offer a unique and strong collaborative network as part of the AstraZeneca family, as together we explore synergies between small and large molecules.

MedImmune has a dynamic environment that fosters collaboration and innovation. We attract top minds, and we nurture and build top talent.

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.