WuXi AppTec

  • Facilities Technician

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Performs facilities duties according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Industry Standards


    • Coordinates and conducts maintenance and repairs of company equipment and the building; proactively addresses areas of concern to minimize unplanned downtime, increases equipment efficiency, and maintains a clean, safe work environment.
    • Monitors contractor performance and works closely with outside vendors and contractors to ensure work is completed according to specifications.
    • Ensuring that all maintenance activities are documented and are traceable in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and company requirements.
    • Performs plumbing/PVC, electrical, HVAC, carpentry, painting and general repairs, is able to change light bulbs and ballast of various sizes and voltages.
    • Operation, troubleshooting and repair of facility and utility equipment including low/ high pressure boilers, chillers, HVAC, water systems, etc. This includes reading and interpreting mechanical drawings and electrical schematics as needed to troubleshoot, repair and maintain the facility and utility equipment.
    • Performs minor painting, carpentry and masonry work (e.g. preparing surfaces and using brush, sprayer, or roller to apply paints, stains, and varnishes, hanging doors, fitting locks and handles, etc.).
    • Coordinates and assists with departmental and employee moves.
    • Dismantles and installs furniture as assigned.
    • Transports goods or equipment as assigned.
    • Support building and lab infrastructure.
    • Work off hours and over time when necessary.
    • Contributes to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals
    • Perform job specific tasks in compliance with applicable Regulations, International Standards, and WuXi AppTec Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices
    • Other duties as assigned
    • May be required to assist in other departments


    Job Requirements:


    Experience / Education   

    • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience or equivalent
    • High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience
    • Technical Certification (Electrical, Plumbing, or HVAC/R)


    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:


    • HVAC (including troubleshooting, repair, & filter changes)
    • Electrical (including installs, troubleshooting, & repairs)
    • Plumbing
    • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills
    • Need to be able to read, write and understand English
    • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook)

    Physical Requirements:

    • Must be able to work in an office environment with minimal noise conditions.
    • Must be able to work in Lab setting with Biohazards /various Chemicals
    • Must be able to wear appropriate PPE
    • Must be able to work in environment with variable noise levels
    • Ability to stand /Sit/walk for long periods of time
    • Ability to Lift 50 lbs routinely
    • Ability to crouch, bend, twist, and reach
    • Ability to push/pull 50 lbs routinely/ often / occasionally
    • Clarity of Vision
    • Ability to identify and distinguish colors
    • Must be able to perform activities with repetitive motions
    • Ability to climb Ladders / Stairs / Scaffolding
    • Ability to work in variable temperatures high to freezing
    • Inside/outside working conditions


    Our Values:


    Integrity & Dedication, Working Together & Sharing Success; Do the Right Thing & Do it Right.


    Our greatest asset is our people, WuXi is dedicated to providing opportunities for internal growth with direct access to a dedicated and accessible Human Resources team.


    WuXi AppTec provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.


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