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Senior Maintenance Planner and Scheduler

East Norriton, PA
Start date
May 26, 2023

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Quality, Quality Assurance
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
Pharm Country

Job Details

Position Summary & Role

Reporting directly to the Associate Director Facility Operations & Maintenance, the Maintenance Planner & Scheduler will be responsible for planning all preventative maintenance and calibration activities for the Resilience Philadelphia location. These activities will be aligned with manufacturing activities and supply chain partners in order to ensure production and lab equipment uptime. In addition, this role will schedule both internal and external resources while identifying areas of opportunity for continuous improvement.

The successful candidate will be an experienced facility management teammember with demonstrated success in supporting GxP operations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Utilize the existing computerized maintenance management system to develop and publish periodic schedules for both preventative maintenance and calibration work along with responses to on-demand requests.

  • Develop and communicate the facility management work with all IFM teammembers and site operation staff.

  • Coordinate external vendors and align annual service agreements for assets requiring specialized preventative maintenance.

  • Review and develop critical spare parts inventory and ensure adequate stock for all periodic work.

  • Maintain CMMS database and equipment asset records including secondary review of GxP work events.

  • Uncrating and preparation of benchtop equipment for installation in a GxP space.

  • Develop and publish facility management performance metrics, create purchase order requisitions and review compliance checklists.

  • Co-develop and maintain a functional area budget including all 3rd party expenses and opportunities.

  • Ensure all PM work is aligned with site EHS as required based on safety and compliance policies.

  • Review, create, or update work plans as needed.

  • Manage contract service providers; including scheduling, training on required SOPs, coordination of all work, and ensuring documentation is performed in accordance with cGMP requirements.

  • Lead Planning and Scheduling meeting with internal customers.

  • Prepare job kits for maintenance activities.

  • Additional responsibilities as defined.

Minimum Experience, Education & Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in a technical discipline with 6+ years experience or Bachelors degree in a technical discipline with 4+ years experience supporting a life sciences industry.

  • Proficient using computers and Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Experience, Education & Qualifications

  • Experience with BlueMountain RAM or Maximo CMMS.

  • Experience in a Planning or Scheduling role

  • Ability to develop and analyze data to improve department performance.

  • CMP or FMA certification a plus.

  • OSHA 10 or 30 certification (General Industry or Construction)

  • Demonstrated equipment troubleshooting expertise

Other Ideal Personal Characteristics:

  • Prior experience with GMP site development and start-up.

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, collaborative small company environment, working with minimal direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities.

  • Exceptional leadership, customer service, relationship building and communication skills.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Must have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Must be able to work in a controlled or clean room environment requiring special gowning.

  • Must have the ability to work safely and conscientiously in a manufacturing environment.


Resilience offers employees a robust total rewards program including equity, an annual cash bonus program, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match and our benefits package which is thoughtfully designed to support our employees with great healthcare (including medical, dental and vision), family building benefits, life and disability insurance, flexible time off, paid holidays, other paid leaves of absence, tuition reimbursement and support for caregiving needs. Our target annualized base pay hiring range for this position is $89,000.00 - $113,000.00. Actual base pay is dependent upon a number of factors, including but not limited to, the candidate’s geographical location, relevant experience, qualifications, skills and knowledge. Excited about Resilience and the biomanufacturing revolution? We encourage you to apply and start a conversation with one of our recruiters.


Resilience is a technology-focused biomanufacturing company dedicated to broadening access to complex medicines. Founded in 2020, the company is building a sustainable network of high-tech, end-to-end manufacturing solutions to ensure the treatments of today and tomorrow can be made quickly, safely, and at scale. Resilience seeks to free its partners to focus on the discoveries that improve patients’ lives by continuously advancing the science of biopharmaceutical manufacturing and development. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter @IncResilience 

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9310 Athena Circles
La Jolla
United States

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