Facility Operations Specialist

TITLE AND CLASSIFICATION:
Facility Operations Specialist / Non-Exempt Position

REPORTING LOCATION: Rockville, MD

REPORTS TO: Vice President, Global Laboratory Operations

PRIMARY OBJECTIVESSupport in vivo oncology studies through equipment management and facility maintenance

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Maintain facility infrastructure and equipment; conduct maintenance, calibration and testing and oversee and schedule repairs as needed
• Coordinate with end-users and waste haulers to manage waste streams
• Coordinate with end-users and monitoring companies to maintain equipment set points
• Participate in equipment repair and re-certification/re-calibration records and schedules
• Negotiate with vendors to manage and contain expenses
• Use computer-based management and ordering systems

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
• Ability to work effectively and productively in a team-oriented environment while maintaining a strong sense of accountability, integrity and confidentiality
• Creative problem-solving skills and the ability to exercise sound and accurate judgment in making timely decisions
• Superior planning, organizational, computer, written, and verbal communication skills
• Ability to assist with other duties in a dynamic environment
• Ability to observe safety and security procedures and relevant regulations and laws

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• BS degree in business, pharmacology, or related field, or minimum of 1 year of related experience

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• Must be able to sit and use hands to finger, handle and feel
• Must be able to lift and move packages weighing up to 50 pounds
• Must be able to sit for long periods of time using a computer in a typical office environment in a multi-level facility
• Some activities require repetitive motion and reaching, pulling or pushing
• In carrying out the duties of the job there will be frequent exposure to fumes and chemical hazards
• Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue

This job description may be changed to include new responsibilities and tasks or change existing ones as management deems necessary.