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Facilities Planner
Ref No.: 18-15197
Location: Summit, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 10/29/2018 to 04/27/2019
Sunrise System Inc. is currently looking for Facilities Planner in Summit, NJ with one of our top client.
Job Title: Facilities Planner
Job Id: 18-15197
Location: Summit, NJ 07901
Duration: 6 months
Position Type: Hourly contract Position (W2 only)
Position Overview
  • The ECQ Planner supports the successful operation of the GMP facility, laboratory and business functions at multi‐use sites through interaction with internal customers and external service providers.
  • The incumbent in this role, will be responsible for planning validation and maintenance activities related to both GMP and non GMP laboratory and process equipment.
  • The incumbent will be responsible for receiving, coordinating and planning work related to on-demand work orders and routine scheduled maintenances.
  • The incumbent will also coordinate work with outside vendors and serve as an escort for vendor performed maintenance at times.
  • The incumbent will work heavily in the CMMS, Blue Mountain RAM, and will be responsible for entering data, pulling schedules and reports.
  • The incumbent in this role will have specific job tasks and processes to follow to perform their job.
  • This individual works independently to complete assignments and oversees the successful completion of tasks.
  • Using solid analytical skills, the incumbent is able to recognize problems of moderate scope and complexity, and independently, develop potential solutions and courses of action. 
Essential Functions
  • Scheduling Responsibilities
  • Work with equipment operations team to plan and schedule routine equipment calibrations, preventative maintenance and requalification activities.
  • Serve as the first point of contact for any on demand work orders generated by the laboratory community.
  • Field any on demand work requests.
  • Assess priority and assign and respond as needed.
  • Work with equipment operations team to schedule and prioritize all on demand equipment work orders.
  • Interface with OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) to schedule routine and on demand work requests, to request spare parts and expedite services as required.
  • Confirm that incoming vendors are appropriately trained for work that is being performed.
  • Escort vendors on site as needed to facilitate completion of work.
  • Future state – work with delivery team to schedule purchase, install, commissioning and qualification of new equipment and facilities.
  • Inventory Management in CMMS System
  • Enter, create and modify data in the site CMMS system, Blue Mountain RAM.
  • Service Contract Support
  • Assist with the management of Vendor service contracts to support equipment and systems
  • Provide feedback to departmental leadership on vendor performance and needs.
Departmental Metrics / KPI's
  • May be asked to pull data and reports from Blue Mountain RAM system to assist in the development of staff metrics.
  • Maintain and update metrics monthly. 
Preventative Maintenance Work Plans
  • Manages new, revised or deactivation of preventative maintenance work plans associated with assets within CMMS
  • Generate PM work orders within the CMMS and issues to the responsible departments
  • Coordinates PM work orders with the affected departments or outside vendors if necessary
  • Closure of preventative work orders 
Demand Maintenance Management
  • Manage demand maintenance requests from customers and internal staff within CMMS
  • Communicate with our customers to provide updates and clarifications if necessary
  • Generate demand work orders within the CMMS and issues to the responsible groups
  • Coordinates demand work orders with the affected departments or outside vendors if necessary
  • Promotes and maintains compliance with corporate, safety, security and regulatory policies
  • Maintains all assigned Corporate, Facilities, GMP and EHS training as required 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Strong knowledge of facility management systems such as CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Systems).
  • Maintains a high level of multi-tasking ability in conjunction with proven organizational skills. Ability to organize assigned tasks in a high paced GMP environment and concurrently monitor tasks / assignments with others that may impact timely completion. Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and activities simultaneously.
  • Familiarity with FDA / cGXP environments and associated compliance regulations
  • Adept in Microsoft Office Suite – Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook, and the ability to learn new software, such as enterprise business, building management, security, and maintenance management systems.
  • Proficient at writing well-formulated emails and notifications. Ability to effectively communicate with employees, contractors and vendors.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions, read, interpret and update engineering manuals/drawings relevant to the trade or the assigned task
  • Self-starter who is able to work both independently without direct supervision or in a team environment 
  • Technical Knowledge
  • Problem Solving / Troubleshooting
  • Team Player
  • Multi-tasking
  • Customer Focus
  • Action Oriented / Tenacity 
Education & Experience
  • AA / AS degree or acceptable trade certification from technical
  • Minimum 3-5 years of facilities maintenance/ operations experience at and industrial or commercial site or related experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • GMP facility experience preferred but not required 
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 frequent hand to finger manipulations, grasping, pushing and pulling 
Environmental Conditions
  • Primarily office environment
  • Ability to work safely in an environment with hazardous, radioactive, and infectious materials and waste.
  • Ability to work safely when working alone or working with others. 
Praful Prasanna
Email: | Direct: (732) 272 0326
Sourabh Agrawal | Lead - Talent Acquisition
Direct: (732) 272 0301| Email: