Director, Global Facilities Asset Management
Job Description SummarySTEMCELL is looking for a leader to oversee global facilities and ensure that we have the right infrastructure to support a best-in-class GMP compliant laboratory and manufacturing space. You will work with senior management, and in particular the manufacturing, lab, distribution, and research and development leaders to understand and set expectations on building systems and equipment reliability, and develop plans for the expansion and standardization of the equipment portfolio. They design, develop, and manage teams responsible for operating building systems, maintaining equipment, interfacing with equipment vendors and with engineering partners responsible for the design and redesign of building systems. The role is also responsible for identifying and planning resources required in new facility development projects, and facility improvement projects. As the leading Subject Matter Expert, you will be responsible for the implementation of appropriate reliability and maintenance standards, and the digital transformation of business processes that their teams are responsible for.
Duties and Responsibilities
Set 5-year goals for the improvements to the reliability of the building systems and equipment portfolio
Develop and validate with senior management, strategies and plans for achieving 5-year goals
Set annual goals and develop actionable plans for achieving these goals
Develop and manage teams responsible for building systems, equipment, planning and scheduling of maintenance activities.
Develop and report on metrics and key performance indicators relevant for the global asset portfolio
Identify changes to business processes required to achieve metric and KPI improvements
Performs Global Industry Benchmarking of Asset Management and Reliability trends, methods, and KPI’s
Promote continuous improvement with effective processes and training to increase productivity and reduce costs
Lead, manage, coach, develop and evaluate direct reports through regular one-on-one and team meetings; set team goals, conduct performance reviews; make compensation recommendations for direct reports
Knowledge and Qualifications
Professional Engineer designation
Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP) or Facilities and Asset Management Association (FAMA)
15+ years of senior level experience in facilities management, in biotechnology, and/or pharmaceutical industry
Experience managing a portfolio of facilities with relatively high operating thresholds is an asset
Experience managing new developments and facilities renovations is an asset
Technical operations and facilities management industry best practices
STEMCELL Technologies Inc. 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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