Senior Manager, Building Systems

STEMCELL Technologies

STEMCELL Technologies

Burnaby, BC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Job Description Summary

STEMCELL Technologies is looking for a Senior Manager, Building Systems to join our dynamic team to play a vital role working with state of the art equipment and building systems of one of the Best Managed companies in Canada.

In this role, you will be responsible for managing building infrastructure work (research labs, manufacturing facilities and office buildings) at our three locations in the Lower Mainland (two in Vancouver and one in Burnaby), including supporting the execution of planned shutdowns. This position will provide leadership to a team of building systems specialists, associates and assistants, where required, to meet the objectives of their assigned responsibilities.

Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage the maintenance program activities of all our locations in the lower mainland, including but not limited to: inspecting, monitoring and maintaining the facility according to the maintenance program specifications

  • Collaborate with user groups and Quality Control/Assurance teams to ensure facility programs are aligned with STEMCELL’s standard operating procedures (SOPs)

  • Coordinate and/or execute planned & scheduled maintenance with user groups and contractors, including working during non-business hours when required to minimize operation downtime

  • Lead, direct and review the work of team members through providing active coaching, mentorship and conducting regular performance reviews of team members to improve performance

Knowledge & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or Technologist Diploma

  • Certified Engineering Technologist, Facility Management Certification, Power Engineering and/or CMRP designation is a plus

  • 10+ years of experience in a similar/comparable role or in an industrial environment plus 5+ years of experience leading a team and focusing on coaching/mentoring, performance management, succession planning

  • Technical Knowledge (equipment performance & maintenance requirements) and Reliability & Work Control Knowledge (Planning/Scheduling & Reliability Principles)

  • Asset Management (ISO55001) and cGMP/GLP knowledge (ISO13485) & Quality Management (ISO9001) an asset

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STEMCELL Technologies is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore. Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training. We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative, and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and meaningful career development opportunities.

STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact.

As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.

NOTE: STEMCELL’s vaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including boosters), as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders, unless an exemption from this policy is approved through our accommodation request process.

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