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Master Maintenance Mechanic (24018-B-689-FAC)



Hayward, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 24, 2024
ArsenalBio, a privately held, clinical-stage programmable cell therapy company engineering advanced CAR T therapies for solid tumors, is seeking a talented Master Maintenance Mechanic to work onsite based in our Hayward office.
ArsenalBio’s mission is to develop efficacious and safe cellular therapies for patients with chronic diseases, initially cancer. With our programmable and computationally driven approach, our team is engineering living medicines to attack cancer’s inherent multi-faceted nature and overcome the challenges of addressing solid tumors with cell therapy.
Driven by a collective of diverse experts across immunology, synthetic biology, molecular biology, automation and computational biology, we are united in purpose to deliver radical breakthroughs for people with cancer, and prioritize the team’s outcomes over individual goals to achieve our company mission – together.
Arsenal Bio is seeking a highly motivated individual for the role of Master Maintenance Mechanic reporting into the Facilities and Engineering department. The Master Maintenance Mechanic will maintain site equipment and apply preventative maintenance programs to ensure quality standards and GMP conditions with minimal downtime. This role also includes partnership with internal and external customers to execute work orders and project tasks timely. This position will report to the Sr. Manager, Facilities.

What You Will Do:

  • Maintains equipment performance in a safe, optimal state through the application of the preventative maintenance programs to meet quality standards and GMP conditions with minimal downtime. Work includes troubleshooting, ordering, and installation of parts on equipment. Modify and manage PMs accordingly
  • Communicates work orders, projects, tasks, etc. ahead of time and seeks approval before initiation
  • Oversee the work of outside contractors performing work in the facility
  • Execute/Review work orders and document work performed in SAP
  • Provide SME support on all GMP and Non-GMP utility systems
  • Be part of the department's leadership team responsible for day-to-day operations in the Central Utility Plant (CUP) and facilities services. Support troubleshooting and recovery efforts including after-hours when necessary
  • Create, review, and revise SOPs, maintenance plans and schedules. Assist with defining maintenance processes, driving improvements, and achieving KPI targets
  • Ensure group members complete training and maintain accurate training records

What Will You Bring:

  • 6 + years of hands-on maintenance experience in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or other related industries
  • Experience working in facilities subject to GMP regulatory compliance
  • Understanding of Building Management Systems (BMS)
  • Experienced working in Quality Management Systems, Veeva experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated technical understanding of the repair and maintenance of industrial, plumbing, electrical, and HVAC systems
  • Experienced in good documentation practice (GDP)
  • Experienced in Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) (SAP preferred)
  • Motivated Individual and able to seek ways to increase operational efficiency and reliability as continuous improvements to all processes
  • General computer software skills (such as Microsoft Word and Excel)
  • Must be flexible to work nights, weekends and holidays as required

Physical Requirements:

  • Sit, stand, climb, and walk for a minimum of eight (8) hours with standard rest breaks and a meal break
  • Bend at the waist, kneel, and crouch in order to access, lift, obtain, and put away materials used within commercial manufacturing space and R&D laboratories
  • Repeatedly lift and carry up to thirty (30) pounds throughout an eight (8) work shift
What We Will Offer You:
An opportunity to work with the best talent in the field of cell therapy, and be part of ONE TEAM to advance therapies to patients who need it most.
ArsenalBio has a generous and comprehensive benefits package that includes but is not limited to medical, dental, and vision as well as mental health resources, virtual and telehealth options, coaching, infertility treatment, parental leave and health savings accounts. We also offer flexible work schedules and flexible time off, which includes two extra “Arsenal Days of Rest” every quarter for employees to recharge.
We have a robust mentorship program, and comprehensive development tools to help employees take control of their career paths and grow into their best selves. ArsenalBio believes in investing in the well-being of our employees - both at work and at home, as they are our greatest asset. They bring scientific talents in molecular biology, immunology, pharmacology, protein chemistry, computational biology, automation, genome engineering, software and other fields to make the future happen now.
We are committed to hiring the best talent from diverse backgrounds. A diverse workforce engenders richness of thought, creativity and discovery. We invite individuals who embrace intellectual achievement to bring their unique personal and professional journeys and together we will build transformative cell therapies for cancer patients.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
The estimated base salary offer for the preferred primary location of San Francisco Bay area ranges from $49.04 - $60.10 per hour. Salary ranges for other locations may vary from this range. Base pay offered may vary depending on job related knowledge, experience, education, and location. In addition to these factors, we believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity of our current employees as part of any final offer.
To all recruitment agencies: ArsenalBio does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, or ArsenalBio employees. ArsenalBio is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.