Lead Maintenance Technician

Technical Area Facilities Engineering
Location
Rubius Therapeutics
Smithfield, RI
United States
Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced Maintenance Technician to join our growing and talented Facilities & Engineering team. The Lead Maintenance Technician is an experienced facility and equipment maintenance professional providing support for the manufacturing of pharmaceutical clinical drug development and future commercial GMP manufacturing. This position will be responsible for performing corrective and preventative maintenance on facility and utility systems. All work is to be completed in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) standards. The position will lead by example, instill a culture of safety, and deliver results to client groups.

Full Job Description

Rubius Therapeutics is a rapidly-growing, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that is genetically engineering red blood cells into an entirely new class of allogeneic, off-the-shelf cellular medicines. Our Red Cell Therapeutics™ (RCTs) can potentially be used to replace missing enzymes for patients living with rare enzyme deficiencies, kill tumors in cancer and regulate the immune system for the treatment of autoimmune diseases. Our first RCT™ product candidate is RTX-134 for the potential treatment of phenylketonuria, a rare metabolic disorder. We expect to report initial clinical data by the end of 2019 from our Phase 1 clinical trial. Additionally, we plan to file our first oncology Investigational New Drug (IND) application for RTX-240 for the treatment of solid tumors by early 2020. In total, we plan to file four to five INDs during 2019 and 2020.

We are proud of our passionate, high-performance culture – one based on a set of values that are the cornerstone of who we are and how we hold ourselves accountable. Founded in 2013, we are based in Cambridge, MA and currently expanding across all functions within the organization. Having completed our initial public offering in July 2018, (Nasdaq:RUBY), we are well capitalized to execute our vision of creating life-changing cellular medicines. Red blood cells are no longer just for carrying oxygen. At Rubius, we are transforming them into medicines. Check us out at www.rubiustx.com or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn .

Summary

We are seeking an experienced Maintenance Technician to join our growing and talented Facilities & Engineering team. The Lead Maintenance Technician is an experienced facility and equipment maintenance professional providing support for the manufacturing of pharmaceutical clinical drug development and future commercial GMP manufacturing. This position will be responsible for performing corrective and preventative maintenance on facility and utility systems. All work is to be completed in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) standards. The position will lead by example, instill a culture of safety, and deliver results to client groups.

Responsibilities
Ensures all work is performed in compliance with cGMP, FDA, and company requirements; documentation is complete and accurate.
Performs maintenance and repairs on all electrical systems, building automation and control systems and PLCs. Able to operate, troubleshoot and repair control systems.
Performs regularly scheduled compliance checks on plant utility systems including, Process Chilled Water Systems, Hot Water Glycol Systems, Boiler Systems, Waste Treatment Systems, satellite waste areas, etc.
Schedule and work with outside vendors and/or contractors for facility-related repairs and/or calibrations.
Maintain cleanliness of production areas and equipment while ensuring procedures are followed and the area meets all requirements for audit readiness.
Completes preventative maintenance requirements following the associated work orders, documentation, diagrams, schematics, operation manuals, etc., and documents its completion compliantly within the Blue Mountain RAM CMMS system.
Repairs or replaces control devices such as switches, proximity sensors, push-buttons, contactors, motor starters, thermocouples, etc., as needed.
Provide On-Call emergency/unscheduled (reactive) repairs of production and facility equipment and machinery, as needed.
Troubleshoot line/equipment mechanical and electrical issues and efficiently perform corrective maintenance to bring process or utility equipment back into a safe, running and reliable state.
Perform basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and/or other trades as necessary.
Support all efforts for environmental health and safety; may be responsible for the oversight of hazardous waste.
Sanding and clearing walkways during a snowstorm, as required.
Ability to share 24/7 on-call duties with other maintenance and/or facility personnel.

Qualifications & Education
High school diploma or equivalent
Minimum of 5 years’ experience performing operations and maintenance of building utility systems, HVAC systems, in a GMP/pharmaceutical environment
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Demonstrate attention to detail, problem-solving and the ability to multi-task and prioritize
Great written and verbal communication
Great understanding of pharmaceutical GMPs and FDA regulations
Preferred Qualifications
Associates degree in electrical, electronic or mechanical engineering
Advanced understanding of electrical and mechanical controls, and/or other systems
Proficient with Building Management Systems, and computerized maintenance management system.
Licensure(s) in any of the following: electrical HVAC, plumbing, etc.
Work Environment
Must be able to lift to 50 lbs.
May require working in a cleanroom, pharmaceutical manufacturing environment including the use of gowning and PPE.
May be exposed to outside weather conditions.

EEO Statement: Rubius Therapeutics is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Qualifications Associates degree in electrical, electronic or mechanical engineering Advanced understanding of electrical and mechanical controls, and/or other systems Proficient with Building Management Systems, and computerized maintenance management system. Licensure
Compensation Based on Experiance
Contact Information https://www.rubiustx.com/