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Maintenance Manager

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
La Verne, CA
Start date
Sep 24, 2022

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Quality, Quality Assurance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Job Details

Maintenance Manager

Specific Job Responsibilities:
  • Directs team activities, multiple projects of significant complexity and risk, adhering to schedule, budget and resource requirements.
  • Understands and applies root cause analysis principles and find solutions for equipment issues.
  • Leads the execution of Maintenance activities in accordance to stipulated production schedule and compliance requirements.
  • Manages the staff training and development strategy and ensures that staff is technically trained in complex pharmaceutical plant utilities maintenance activities.
  • Assures critical plant utilities reliability by providing effective management of the maintenance program and resources in a manner consistent with Site and Plant objectives.
  • May participate in audits to include internal, vendors or contract manufacturers.
  • Ensures that all operations in all areas of responsibility are performed in compliance with cGMP Regulations and Company Policies/Procedures, also makes sure that personnel is trained in cGMP's and SOP's.
  • Establishes key performance metrics which monitor and assist the team to understand maintenance services performance and can be used to improve the productivity and quality of production processes.
  • Performs performance appraisals to all personnel under his/her responsibilities following Gilead policies and procedures
  • Coordinates cross-functional efforts to resolve manufacturing, packaging, maintenance and Manufacturing issues in projects and day to day operational activities.
  • Manages all third-party contractual requirements and ensures that all deliverables are being met in a timely manner

  • Demonstrates extensive understanding and application of maintenance principles, concepts, and practices, and standards.
  • Proven ability to develop short and long term strategic plans to meet business direction/initiatives and comply with all legal obligations
  • In-depth knowledge in pharmaceutical plan utilities assets (Water Filtration Systems, Steam Generators, Chilled Water systems, HVAC, etc)
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Able to read, interpret, and understand electrical/mechanical drawings.
  • Able to interact effectively with people to establish and maintain excellent working relationship with internal and external customers' at all organizational levels and disciplines.

Specific Education & Experience Requirements:
  • 7+ years of relevant experience and a BA or related fields.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience and MS.
  • Previous experience in biotech or pharmaceuticals industry desirable.
  • Previous experience working in highly regulated manufacturing environments desirable

If this is not the right move for you now but remain interested in a career at Gilead Sciences please connect with us via our talent community:

About Gilead: Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

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Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North America, Europe and Australia.

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