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Covance 3/29/2018 5:37:20 AM
JOB ID: 18025 Category: Nutritional Chemistry
Livermore, California



Job Overview

Provides facilities management for the microbiology and Product Design Businesses in Livermore, CA. The individual is responsible for creating and maintaining facilities which meet internal and external customer requirements, regulatory requirements and good building and maintenance practices. They provide site leadership and direction to the team. In order to effectively support the business, this role requires some technical understanding of food safety/microbiology and/or food science.

* Drives strategic facility development, planning, and improvement to ensure professional image, effective use of facility assets, and profitability consistent with business needs.
* Facilitate and negotiate with service line leaders to resolve space, equipment, or resource/timing issues.
* Provide input to (both operational and capital expenses) and manage site operational budget to targets. Develop and/or provide input to CER's.
* Ensure safe and efficient building operations in compliance with corporate policies, state and local regulations, and federal regulatory agencies such as OSHA, FDA, CDC, etc.
* Act as direct communication liaison for corporate functions of Facilities, IT, HR, Security, and collaborator with Quality/Safety.
* Responsible for maintaining facilities and systems that support basic building functions with monthly and quarterly inspections.


* Bachelor degree in a scientific discipline (microbiology or food science background is a plus).


* 5+ years of facilities management in a science, micro or food production facility.
* Supervisory Experience is a must.
* Ability to perform intermediate/advanced computer skills (e.g., MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Visio).
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Knowledge of ISO, cGMP, HACCP, FDA and OSHA regulations.
* Skilled in time management, planning and budgeting.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Livermore, CA - California


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).