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Facilities Manager

Location Mount Vernon, Indiana, United States Job ID R-178496 Date posted 26/11/2023

At AstraZeneca, we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the utmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our people’s exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe.

The Mt. Vernon site was established in 1972 and is the flagship site delivering innovative, life changing oral solid medicines. At the site we formulate and pack OSD tablets, capsules for over 60+ markets. The Mt Vernon site is the largest AZ production site in the US and is in the southwest corner of the state of Indiana, approximately 15 miles from Evansville, Indiana – the third largest city in the state of Indiana. The Mt. Vernon site is dedicated to creating a culture of inclusion and collaboration. We host yearly Inclusion and Diversity conferences and have an employee resource group devoted to promoting diversity and inclusion and enhancing employees' professional development through interactive and engaging events and initiatives.

Site Supply Planning within Mount Vernon Operations manages the material flow through the factory, enabling us

packaging and processing areas to produce stock for customer orders. Post manufacture, the department also

manages all product storage and shipment to over 100 countries globally. Divided into several departments, the function plans all aspects of the manufacturing process, liaising closely with our procurement team, inbound and outbound warehouses, line support teams and customer and distributor liaison. It is therefore vital that systems are managed and controlled in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Brief Job Description

The Facilities Manager is a key role within our Operations team, responsible for supporting the Senior Facilities Manager in the management and oversight of Integrated Facilities Management. This includes, but is not limited to: Equipment Maintenance, Building & Grounds Maintenance, Site Utilities, Housekeeping, GMP Cleaning, Laboratory Services, MRO Storeroom & Mail Services, Pest Control, Space Planning, and Dining Services. The individual will play a key role in supporting Facility Services contracted directly with OSPs and through Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) providers, ensuring contracts and services are fit for purpose, and meet SHE and Customer Service Level Agreements.


As a Facilities Manager, you will partner with the Senior Facilities Manager to provide day-to-day oversight and support to IFM/OSPs to ensure a positive, customer-focused work environment and ensure services comply with all AstraZeneca regulatory and Safety, Health & Environmental (SHE) Policies, Standards, and Procedures. You will assist in the technical oversight and management for central site utilities and support systems including electrical, natural gas, water, chilled water, steam, and sewer. You will also introduce innovative ideas, practices, and solutions towards services. 

Essential Skills/Experience:
- Bachelors in Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, or another Relevant field
- 5 years of relevant experience
- Experience with central utilities (boilers, chillers, compressed air, water supply, sewer discharge) and HVAC systems
- Working knowledge of industrial and building trade practices, techniques, codes, and standards
- Experience with infrastructures, including foundations, buildings, roofs, water processing, and plant operations

Desirable Skills/Experience:
- 10 years of relevant experience
- Advanced technical degree or professional certification
- Experience in working in a lean environment
- Strong knowledge of GMP’s

When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working gives us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That’s why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn't mean we’re not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and ambitious world.

Why AstraZeneca?
Be part of leading our Operations function at an exciting time of growth and evolution. We pioneer new approaches and processes across our sites, empowering our teams to foster a Lean mindset and sustainable practices. Every change we make is to deliver better outcomes for our patients. A place where there's a new challenge everyday, we lead from the front to ensure everyone's voice is heard on site, building trust and respect with our teams.

Ready to pioneer a Lean mindset to drive greater quality and safety? Apply now to join our Operations team as a Facilities Manager!

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About Operations

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

AstraZeneca requires all US employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 but will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required by applicable law.

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