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Project Maintenance Specialist, Bulk

Kankakee, IL
Start date
May 18, 2024

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

Perform activities related to Facilities expense and capital improvements to assure safe, timely, and
efficient operations of Facilities infrastructure assets.

Responsible for developing, evaluating, and implementing cost-effective equipment, facility engineering solutions for a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility. This includes all phases of the expenditures including conception, developing justification, presenting to management, preparation of impact analysis, budget management, project timeline creation and management, detailed design, creating specifications (Design/Functional/System) and vendor/contractor scopes-of-work, competitive bidding, placing purchase orders, open Frontline projects and EAR’s, contractor and consultant supervision, creating and executing change control documentation (GCC’s), performing factory and site acceptance tests (FATs/SATs),installation, commissioning, debugging, optimization, supporting Validation and training maintenance/plant personnel as needed.

This also includes project scheduling, tracking, and resource/ contractor allocation in regard to
infrastructure assets, maintenance functions, and repair activities. Interfaces with Manufacturing,
Metrology, Utility Services, Validation, QA, QC, R&D, Regulatory and various outside contractors.

Role that this position reports to: Sr. Maintenance Manager / M2U Bulk VS
Role/s that report to this position: None

1. Support the planning and execution of plant and capital projects related to facilities infrastructure, with
input and ownership of capital projects related to Facilities assets.
2. Run Summer and Winter shutdown schedule and meetings related to Frac VS areas.
3. Assist with preparation and management of key engineering and supply contracts – M2U.
4. Share formalized continuous improvements based on supporting data, technical knowledge,
engineering principles and current industry practices
5. Ability to work with an engineering team and to work effectively in an engineering network.
6. Establishing, tracking, and managing project schedule/critical path activities, status reporting, and
resource plan development to ensure projects are completed on time, on-schedule and within budget.
7. Undertake, direct, or assist others in the preparation and approval of Expenditure Proposals relating to
Facilities projects and asset repairs. Also ensure, preparation of specifications, drawings and other
documentation that comprise the technical requirements for inclusion in bid packages and contracts.
8. Ensure team members understand project objectives, specifications, deliverables, timelines and tasks
through ongoing clear, concise communication & motivation of project team members
9. Ensure that risk management methodologies and processes are followed in projects (expense and
10. Identify issues that may delay project deliverables and recommending appropriate risk mitigation
strategies, contingencies, and actions to be taken.
11. Reach out to other CSL sites and industry peers to ensure processes, equipment and personnel are
Best in Class, (and/or consistent with industry trends).
12. Participate in Regulatory Agency audits.
13. Ensure all contracted contractors comply with all CSL safety standards and ISN program.
14. Collaborate and provide ongoing project updates to senior management and functional leaders to
ensure integration and achievement of project milestones.
15. Work closely with site Operations and Quality management to manage and prioritize the production
impact as it relates project deliverables and deadlines
16. Provide a positive and equitable working environment emphasizing the CSL Values: Customer Focus, Innovation, Integrity, Collaboration, and Superior Performance.
17. Complies with requirements from CSL Behring’s Safety Program, including Health and Safety
mandates, PSM, and OSHA requirements pertaining to Facilities infrastructure assets.
18. Stay current with biopharmaceutical industry best practices and technologies.
19. Completes any other duties/responsibilities assigned by senior management.

- Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering strongly preferred.
- The candidate must have 4+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry with extensive project
management experience may be considered.
- Excellent knowledge of plant equipment maintenance and a basic understanding of related mechanical equipment is required
- Must know how to effectively run projects, coordinate contractors, and field the activities.
- A sound understanding of:
• - Quality management systems and procedures.
• - Risk management methodology and processes.
• - Contract management and administration.
- Knowledge of Six Sigma / Lean principles a plus
- Well-developed ability in working with others through a matrix management structure.
- Advanced skills in MS-Project, MS-Excel, MS-Word, MS-PowerPoint, MS-Visio,
- Power BI, SAP, and MS-Outlook.
- Understand GxP principles.

Our Benefits

CSL employees that work at least 30 hours per week are eligible for benefits effective day 1. We are committed to the wellbeing of our employees and their loved ones. CSL offers resources and benefits, from health care to financial protection, so you can focus on doing work that matters. Our benefits are designed to support the needs of our employees at every stage of their life. Whether you are considering starting a family, need help paying for emergency back up care or summer camp, looking for mental health resources, planning for your financial future, or supporting your favorite charity with a matching contribution, CSL has many benefits to help achieve your goals.

Please take the time to review our benefits site to see what’s available to you as a CSL employee.

About CSL Behring

CSL Behring is a global leader in developing and delivering high-quality medicines that treat people with rare and serious diseases. Our treatments offer promise for people in more than 100 countries living with conditions in the immunology, hematology, cardiovascular and metabolic, respiratory, and transplant therapeutic areas. Learn more about CSL Behring.

We want CSL to reflect the world around us

As a global organization with employees in 35+ countries, CSL embraces diversity and inclusion. Learn more about Diversity & Inclusion at CSL.

Do work that matters at CSL Behring!


CSL is a global biotechnology company with a dynamic portfolio of lifesaving medicines, including those that treat hemophilia and immune deficiencies, vaccines to prevent influenza, and therapies in iron deficiency and nephrology. Since our start in 1916, we have been driven by our promise to save lives using the latest technologies. Today, CSL – including our three businesses, CSL Behring, CSL Seqirus and CSL Vifor – provides lifesaving products to patients in more than 100 countries and employs 32,000 people.

Areas of Expertise

We focus and demonstrate global leadership in three distinct areas—rare and serious diseases; influenza vaccines; and iron deficiency and nephrology.

Rare & Serious Diseases

CSL Behring is a global biotherapeutics leader driven by our promise to save lives. Focused on serving patients' needs by using the latest technologies, we discover, develop and deliver innovative therapies for people living with conditions in the immunology, hematology, cardiovascular and metabolic, respiratory, and transplant therapeutic areas.


As one of the largest influenza vaccine providers in the world, CSL Seqirus is a major contributor to the prevention of influenza globally and a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness. CSL Seqirus utilizes egg, cell and adjuvant technologies to offer a broad portfolio of differentiated influenza vaccines in more than 20 countries.

Iron Deficiency & Nephrology

With our iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia expertise in heart failure, kidney disease, gastroenterology or inflammatory bowel disease, patient blood management and women’s health, we help patients affected by these conditions to live better, healthier lives.

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