END DATE October 12, 2016

Manager, Facilities Operations

Gilead Sciences, Inc - Foster City, CA

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  • Company
    Gilead Sciences, Inc Gilead Sciences, Inc
  • Location
    Foster City, CA
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
  • Education
    Bachelors Degree
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Job Description


The Manager, Facilities Operations will be responsible for managing the Maintenance Functions at Gilead s Foster City & Fremont Sites consistent with internal customer requirements, industry best asset management practices and external regulatory requirements.

Manages the day-to-day activities of a team of maintenance personnel, to include: development and communication of performance expectations, motivation, developing talent, performing training and conducting performance reviews.

Will manage external contractors in addition to internal line reports.

Assist with the development and implementation of procedures and processes, to ensure a consistent approach to Maintenance management.

Demonstrated ability to execute against the strategic and tactical objectives provided by senior leaders both within Facilities Operations and outside of the function.

Performs training across broad spectrum of skill disciplines, to include mechanical, electrical, plumbing, refrigeration.

Represents maintenance function during regulatory audits/inspections.

Extensive knowledge of code compliant industrial safety program components.

Develops & implements appropriate cGMP procedures and documentation.

Extensive knowledge of building control systems. Siemens, ALC or Johnson Control preferred.

Working knowledge deviation, capa, documentation management and change management processes.


Manage a budget and organize resources according to team priorities and customer need.

Interact with key customers to insure that service level expectations are met.

Manage multiple Maintenance projects of significant complexity and risk.

Evaluate facilities design processes to modify and construct plant facilities.

Provide guidance to resolve day-to-day maintenance and building operation issues.

Ensure the development and training of personnel to meet changing company needs.

Manage programs and processes to ensure high quality of utility operations and equipment maintenance within compliance of codes, Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs).

Maintains site compliance documentation, investigates and responds to compliance problems and complaints received from customers, agencies, or employees.

Identifies, formulates, updates and monitors personnel development plans for all direct reports.


8+ years progressive relevant experience in the pharmaceutical industry and a BA or BS degree or a MS degree and minimum 6 years of relevant experience.
Proven people management experience
Proven operational management experience in a facilities function.

As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

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