Celgene Controls Technician, Facilities in Summit, New Jersey


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries - and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.

Position Overview:

The Controls Technician supports the successful operation of facility, laboratory and business functions at multi- use sites through interaction with internal customers and external service providers. The incumbent in this role, contributes to the completion of milestones associated with projects impacting cross-functional teams, and may provide project management leadership on tasks specific to their functional area. With minimum supervision and given general instructions, this individual carries out routine tasks and functions, and uses basic analytical skills to recognize and solve common problems of limited scope. As a developing team player, the incumbent interacts with their immediate supervisor and personnel within their own work group to achieve team goals while building trust and collaborative relationships outside the immediate organization.

Essential Functions:

Maintains all validated and non-validated Building Management Systems (BMS/BEMS) and Supervisory Control and

Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems in good working order to ensure optimal function and condition.

•Coordinates, completes and reviews scheduled preventive maintenance activities and unscheduled repairs / upgrades to the applicable systems and related equipment in a timely manner. Ensures operational uptime for all applicable systems

•Completes, or assists troubleshooting and/or repair of critical and non-critical equipment and instrumentation. Assists with system repairs, upgrades and enhancements as required.

•Identifies maintenance and repair issues, and takes appropriate action to remedy findings including

prompt notification to management

•Provides 24/7 response and support to critical alarms

•Provides oversight, support outside contracted service providers.

Under supervision and guidance, Initiates, manages and leads projects of minor scope and minor complexity within their functional area.

•Addresses maintenance or repair issues, determines scope of work, material and equipment needed, anticipates next steps, and coordinates with impacted groups

•Recommends and implements changes to critical / ancillary systems, processes, and maintenance

schedules in order to improve reliability, and optimize labor utilization, cost savings and safety enhancements

•Serves as a Facilities site representative during interactions with all cross functional groups, as required.

•Support the ongoing validation program and initiatives.

•Performs Control system analysis for energy optimization

•Under guidance and supervision, performs business process and administrative tasks including scope of work, cost assessment, and documentation.

Manages scheduling and coordination of PM work orders including administering and monitoring planned and unplanned work order activity as well as conference room setup, as required

•Completes and reviews documentation associated with preventive, corrective and service and calibration work orders such as Logbooks, Work Orders, PM and/or Calibration documentation to ensure

asset history and department metrics are maintained

•Supports the development and revision of required preventive maintenance procedures, work instructions and guidance documents

•Assists with driving Facilities operating budget within target goals and participates in the forecasting of capital and expense budgets

•Drives the identification, procurement and inventory control of all spare parts, materials and supplies as

required to ensure availability for maintained equipment

•Establishes a PdM (Predictive Maintenance) program based on equipment failure rates and life cycle analysis.

Under guidance and supervision promotes and provides excellent customer service and support.

•Regularly reviews, prioritizes, coordinates and promptly responds to work orders and service requests.

•Provides technical support and guidance on facilities-related issues. Interfaces with customers to ensure all expectations are being met

•Maintains a positive relationship with all the members of the Facilities department and our site customers while promoting a positive team environment

•May be required to provide backup support to all functions of the Shipping and Receiving area.

Promotes and maintains compliance with corporate, safety, security and regulatory policies.

•Maintains all assigned Corporate, Facilities and EHS training as required

•Provides administrative support with site security access and control

•Adheres to all safety procedures and hazard communication; updates and maintains applicable safety data sheets

•Ensures work areas kept in a clean, safe and organized state including all work rooms, storage areas, mechanical rooms and electrical areas.



Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

•Basic knowledge of building, supervisory and controls including BMS, SCADA, and distributed or local controls

•Basic understanding of IT infrastructure and network systems

•Basic knowledge of critical utility systems such as HVAC, water systems, and emergency power systems

•Basic working knowledge with facility management systems such as CMMS (Computerized

Maintenance Management Systems) and Computerized Calibration Management System (CCMS)

•Basic knowledge and experience with the use of various calibration and testing devices

•Basic experience in coordinating outside contractors in support of facility operations and maintenance, including system and equipment repair, upgrade, installation, start-up and commissioning

•Maintain a basic level of multi-tasking ability in conjunction with proven organizational skills. Ability to organize assigned tasks in a high paced environment and concurrently monitor tasks / assignments with others that may impact timely completion. Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and activities simultaneously.

•Ability to work “On Call”, overtime, off schedule and weekend hours to provide site operational support

•Strong written and verbal communication skills along with excellent leadership skills that encourages empowerment and ownership within the team and organization. Proficient at writing well-formulated emails and notifications. Ability to effectively communicate with employees, contractors and vendors.

•Basic ability to follow oral and written instructions, read, interpret and update engineering

manuals/drawings relevant to the trade or the assigned task, and easily comprehend work orders.

•Basic working knowledge of building codes, NEC, NFPA, OSHA and other basic safety training

•Basic familiarity with FDA / cGXP environments and associated compliance regulations

•Basic knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel and Outlook and the ability to learn new software, such as enterprise business, building management, security, and maintenance management systems.


• Technical Knowledge

• Problem Solving / Troubleshooting

• Decision Making

• Methodical

• Team Player

• Multi-tasking

• Customer Focus

• Action Oriented / Tenacity

Education & Experience:

• BS / AA / AS degree or acceptable trade certification with 3 years of Controls experience preferable OR

• High School diploma /GED and minimum 5 years of Controls experience with applicable Controls certification(s) preferable OR

• 5 years of Controls experience or equivalent with applicable Controls certification(s) preferable

Working Conditions:

Physical / Mental Demands:

•Occasional stooping, bending, stretching , pushing, pulling, reaching and/or lifting up to 50lbs

•Ability to sit, stand, walk and move within workspace for extended periods

•Ability to perform repetitive tasks including hand to finger manipulations, grasping, pushing and pulling

•Ability to climb ladders and work in elevated areas.

Environmental Conditions:

•Ability to work safely in an environment with hazardous, radioactive, and infectious materials and waste.

•Ability to work safely in an environment with exposure to high temperature / pressure steam, and other fluids, compressed gasses, odors, various noise levels, moving parts, vibration, wet/slippery areas and high voltage energy supplies

•Environment may include working at heights, in cold temperatures, and/or constricted spaces

•Ability to work safely when working alone, or working with others

Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.

Controls Technician, Facilities

Location: Summit, NJ, US

Job ID: 17000930