Alkermes, Inc. is the U.S. operating company of Alkermes plc, a fully integrated, global biopharmaceutical company that applies its scientific expertise and proprietary technologies to research, develop and commercialize, both with partners and on its own, pharmaceutical products that are designed to address unmet medical needs of patients in major therapeutic areas. Alkermes has a diversified portfolio of marketed products focused on central nervous system disorders such as addiction and schizophrenia and a pipeline of product candidates in the fields of neuroscience and oncology. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, Alkermes has a research and development ("R&D") center in Waltham, Massachusetts; an R&D and manufacturing facility in Athlone, Ireland; and a manufacturing facility in Wilmington, Ohio.
The following position is for Alkermes, Inc.
An individual contributor position responsible for scheduling all repairs and preventative maintenance activities within/supporting the manufacturing facility. Position has responsibility for indirectly supervising/directing internal resources as well as contract service providers.
Ownership of the planning/scheduling of facility repair and preventative maintenance programs
Reconcile maintenance schedules with production to ensure maximum efficiency of planned and unplanned shutdowns
Directly coordinate shutdown activities and scheduling of repair/preventative maintenance work.
Site owner and SME of Electronic Maintenance Management System (EMMS)
Develop and report metrics on designated programs and perform breakdown statistical analyses and identify opportunities for improvement.
Support Maintenance Mechanic activities
Under direction of maintenance management, assign work orders to mechanics for completion.
Liaise with Production to identify opportunities to complete backlog work orders.
Coordinate Site Service Providers
Maintain and coordinate contractor/service provider scheduling functions.
Support Facilities Projects
Coordinate with engineering and maintenance staff to identify shutdown requirements and available production schedule windows.
Education and Expeirence
B.S. in science or related field, preferred
Minimum 5-7+ years of maintenance department experience
Minimum 3-5 years of experience working in pharmaceutical or biotech industry.
Past supervisory experience preferred.
Established experience with general facility systems and equipment such as chillers, boilers, etc., as well as pharmaceutical manufacturing technology.
Demonstrated experience with coordinating large scale shutdown/turnarounds.
Comprehensive data collection and analysis techniques to report conclusions and make recommendations.
Proven technical skills with knowledge of computerized maintenance management systems as well as knowledge of process control and instrumentation systems.
Demonstrated ability to effectively delegate tasks while retaining oversight of deadlines and priorities.
Working Environment/Physical Demands
Ability to work hands-on in a facilities/maintenance environment.
Flexibility to work off shift hours as needed.
Alkermes, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant because of race, creed, color, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, disability, genetic information, veteran status, military status, application for military service or any other class protected by state or federal law. Alkermes also complies with all work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Alkermes is an E-Verify employer.
Alkermes, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant because of race, creed, color, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, veteran status, military status, application for military service or any other class protected by state or federal law.