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Facilities Maintenance Technician - Redwood City, CA - Operations

Местоположение Редвуд-Сити, Калифорния, США Идентификатор вакансии R-104800 Дата публикации 04/08/2021

Do you enjoy working independently as an integral member of a small team where you can use your skills and experience to ensure the reliable operation of a facility where life-changing medicines are made?  Then AstraZeneca's Facilities Maintenance Technician position might be the fit for you!

At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big, and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you’re our kind of person.

Welcome to the Redwood City Site, one of over 400 sites here at AstraZeneca, providing a collaborative environment where everyone feels comfortable and able to be themselves is at the core of AstraZeneca’s priorities, it’s important to us that you bring your full self to work every day. To help you maintain your best self, here’s a sneak peek into some of the things this site provides for you: set on San Francisco Bay, the site has panoramic views of the bay and is a short drive to downtown Redwood City; the business park has an onsite gym available for free to employees; onsite and offsite social events

At Redwood City, we are part of a team that manufactures medicine for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).  We also support the development of new inhaled medicines.

What you’ll do:

Ensure smooth day-to-day operations within the office, laboratory, and manufacturing areas, including:

  • Maintain a safe work environment and work in a safe manner

  • Operate and maintain critical facility and utility equipment, including HVAC, water systems, waste treatment, and nitrogen.

  • Plan and schedule, corrective, preventive, and calibration work orders, with customers

  • Maintain accurate records keeping equipment and systems cGMP compliant at all times

  • Assist in all facility services including physical security, waste removal, recycling, central services, office furnishings and office equipment, garment services, and janitorial

  • Ensure manufacturing and all labs and lab personnel are supported to meet business needs, including lab gases, preventive maintenance, equipment service contracts, calibration, and safety equipment


  • High School diploma

  • Minimum of five years of maintenance, facilities, or manufacturing operation

  • Ability to lift, carry, push and/or pull 100 lb. of equipment or supplies

  • Ability to squat, bend, kneel, climb, and or reach for 75% of a shift

  • Ability to stand, walk, and/or move about for 75% of a shift

  • Be available for on-call rotation, and come on-site after hours


  • Experience in a commercial cGMP manufacturing environment

  • Trade certification in relevant discipline

  • Knowledge of facility equipment and systems, including: HVAC, electrical, process systems, plumbing/piping, pneumatics, automation, general maintenance, and pest management

  • Ability to read and understand drawings and schematics

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca, we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients, and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth, and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

The challenge to stay ahead in rapidly changing markets is what keeps us driving forward, as we continuously seek new and better ways to deliver medicines all the way to our patients. Our resilience helps us to thrive as we innovate and evolve.

So, what's next?

Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Wonderful! We have one seat available, and we hope it’s yours.

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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 authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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