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Manager, Lab Systems and Operations (Equipment Maintenance)

Company: AbbVie, Inc.
Location: Irvine
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Manager, Lab Systems and Operations (Equipment Maintenance)

  • Irvine, United States of America
  • Research and Development
  • 2117992 Job Description About AbbVie
    AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

    The function of the Lab Systems and Operations Manager is to plan and supervise all maintenance and calibration activities within the R&D laboratories and manufacturing facility, improve work force productivity and implement safety and quality enhancements. The incumbent will train and supervise the maintenance and calibration technicians and ensure all areas assigned receive prompt, efficient and quality service. Within the role, the Lab Systems and Operations Manager will act as the primary liaison for cross-functional partners and provide project management responsibility for maintenance continuous improvement efforts.-- The position requires the individual to work in areas requiring select agents and toxins access. Responsibilities:
    • Supervisory responsibility for maintenance function including performance evaluation, talent acquisition, succession planning training and performance management.
    • Provides technical training and ensures compliance with safety requirements, current Good Manufacturing Practices, and Standard Operating Procedures within the group.
    • Initiates standard operating procedures and work plans for preventive maintenance of new equipment. Performs periodic review of existing procedures in the document management system and implements changes as needed.
    • Oversees the calibration and preventative maintenance work on various equipment/systems including autoclaves, washers, laboratory instrumentation, refrigerators, freezers, incubators, utilities and process equipment.
    • Ensures all calibration and maintenance work orders are assigned, completed and properly documented in the asset management system.
    • :Manages the service request system and makes tactical decisions regarding response time based on priority of the work. Communicates status of work to the requesting department ensuring prompt notification of any critical issues or delays that may impact lab and process work.
    • Plans, coordinates and oversees the annual process lab shutdown, schedules work and coordinates vendor support where applicable. Ensures all tasks and facility activation procedures are completed and approved by department management.
    • Financial responsibility includes delivering cost savings and support for management of the department budget.
      Qualifications
      Basic:
      • Bachelor's Science Degree with 2+ years of relevant experience, or a Technical degree with 5+ years of experience of relevant experience, or 8+ years of specialized experience (biopharmaceutical preferred).
      • Good oral/written communication skills
      • cGMP and Good Documentation Experience 2 years minimum
      • Computerized Maintenance Management System 2 years preferred
      • Technical Experience (Electrical, Mechanical, HVAC-R, Instrumentation Service, Calibration and Metrology, etc) preferred
      • Familiar with P&ID drawings, loop diagrams, etc Key Leadership Competencies:
        • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance
        • Ability to inspire and lead others in areas of your expertise
        • Learns fast, grasps the "essence" and can change course quickly where indicated
        • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo
        • Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement
        • Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality
          Significant Work Activities
          Continuous walking for prolonged periods (more than 2 hours at a time in an 8 hour day)
          Travel
          No
          Job Type
          Experienced
          Schedule
          Full-time
          Job Level Code
          IC
          Equal Employment Opportunity
          At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.
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Keywords: AbbVie, Inc., Irvine , Manager, Lab Systems and Operations (Equipment Maintenance), Healthcare , Irvine, California

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