• Avantorinc-ch
  • $53,110.00 -77,040.00/year*
  • Sanborn , NY
  • Facility Maintenance
  • Full-Time
  • 3111 Saunders Settlement Rd

Job Summary

Oversee activities of maintenance personnel and contractors engaged in setting up, installing, repairing, calibrating, and maintaining machinery, equipment, production environments (temp, humidity, ventilation, etc.), and security systems. All activities must be coordinated and performed in compliance with regulations, quality systems, policies, procedures, and approved timelines. Responsible for the maintenance and repair and/or renovation of the buildings and grounds. Negotiate contracts for facilities, systems, and equipment. Monitor and verify contract and work requirements are complete. Act as Assistant Site Security Officer.


  • Multiple site responsibilities: Services Contracts, Cap-X Projects, Creation of PMs, manage facility upgrades, installation or relocation of new or existing equipment. Make necessary connections such as water, air, electrical, etc.
  • Work in conjunction with the Director of Engineering and his staff in the design, sourcing, installation and startup of major process equipment or facility projects. Obtain bids for said projects.
  • Direct contractors or maintenance personnel utilizing contracts, purchase orders, work orders, specifications, layouts, prints, and verbal and/or written instructions to plan and complete projects on time.
  • Responsible for the safety and training of the maintenance department and contractors, as well as their adherence to all applicable safety, regulatory, policy, and procedural requirements.
  • Responsible for cap x projects, maintenance and facilities budgets.
  • Manage the scheduling of all calibrations.
  • Manage the purchase of all the Cap-X items and all repair items.
  • Manage the ETQ process of setting up equipment profiles, calibrations and PM s.
  • Manage or assist in Installation Qualification (IQ), Operation Qualification (OQ), and/or Performance Qualification (PQ) as required. Manage personnel, facilities, systems, and equipment to ensure completed validation and/or verifications are not compromised.
  • Manage and direct the tear-down and troubleshooting of production, measuring, and other equipment for faulty operation; repair or replace worn or defective parts; reassemble and adjust for proper operation; run electrical service to equipment and facilities; make repairs to hydraulic, pneumatic, plumbing, environmental and other systems.
  • Coordinate the repair and/or construction of office, production, and other structural facilities.
  • Schedule and prioritize preventive maintenance for regular maintenance for machinery and equipment.
  • Direct the inspection and testing of all heating, cooling, plumbing, pneumatic, septic and electrical systems; make adjustments and/or arrange for repairs as needed; record maintenance data in accordance with established schedules.
  • Coordinate the inspection, testing, and cleaning of fire equipment, alarms, switches, sprinklers, and sensors; if necessary, arrange for repair of these systems.
  • Maintain and ensure availability of records for all inspections, tests, repairs and preventive maintenance.
  • Audit preventive maintenance and work request efforts of the maintenance staff.
  • Coordinate security efforts with EHS&S.
  • Act as Assistant Site Security Officer.
  • Primary respondent to alarm calls when indicated (24/7).
  • Coordinates inspections with local government officials.
  • Negotiate and verify material requisitions for replacement parts, etc.
  • Coordinate and direct the training and instruction of current and new maintenance employees on department operations and functions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)

  • High School completion or equivalent (GED); Bachelor s degree preferred
  • Minimum 8 plus years of applicable experience in maintenance or equipment repair; at least 3 year of leadership experience
  • KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)

  • Able to work a 24/7 on call schedule
  • Highly organized and self-motivated individual who can work independently with little oversight. Complete projects on time and on budget.
  • Must have strong leadership skills and problem solving abilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to perform risk assessment of products and processes and develop corrective measures
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks and priorities and easily adapt to changing situations
  • Computer literacy applied to scheduling, procedure revisions and data management is required
  • Ability to take initiative, meet deadlines, and lead people in a team environment essential
  • Proven track record of reducing costs through contract negotiation, process improvements, and efficiency gains.
  • Must be hands-on, team oriented and committed to business improvement processes

    The work environment characteristics and physical effort described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the associate is exposed to various environments. The associate works near moving mechanical machinery and noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The job requires working in heights, exposure to changes in temperature, driving equipment, and maybe exposed to dust, fumes, or gases.

    The associate is required to stand and walk for the majority of the working day. The physical requirements of the job are for associates to talk, hear, bend/stoop, squat, crawl, climb height, reach above shoulder height, crouch, kneel, balance, and push/pull. Furthermore, the job requires associates to lift/carry/push or pull up to 75 pounds with or without assistance. Associates use both hands for repetitive actions such as grasping and manipulating as well as both feet for repetitive movement operating foots controls. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.
    Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

    If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at ...@avantorinc.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

    For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please Privacy Policy(Links to (1) EEO is the Law poster and any supplements, (2) pay transparency nondiscrimination statement, and (3) if desired, Company EEO/AA Statement

    Associated topics: commercial, director, manager i, manager ii, office manager, operations manager, property manager, representative, senior care, supervisory

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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