Technician, Facilities Engineering



United States
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Job Title: Technician, Facilities Engineering

Location: Indianapolis

NH#: R11


RayzeBio is a dynamic biotechnology company headquartered in San Diego, CA. Launched in late 2020 and recently acquired by Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) as a wholly owned subsidiary, the company is focused on improving survival of people with cancer by harnessing the power of targeted radioisotopes. RayzeBio will operate as a standalone entity within the BMS organization, maintaining its biotech culture with the opportunity to leverage the best-in-class oncology capabilities of BMS. RayzeBio is developing innovative drugs against targets of solid tumors. The lead asset, RYZ101, is in Phase 3 testing for patients with gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs), as well as earlier stage testing for patients with small cell lung cancer (SCLC). Led by a successful and experienced entrepreneurial team, RayzeBio aims to be the global leader in radiopharmaceuticals.


The Facilities Technician ensures the proper function, maintenance, and repair of equipment, systems, and infrastructure in all areas of the building. The Facilities Technician is responsible for first line response and troubleshooting of all non-process equipment supporting the GMP manufacture of Radiopharmaceuticals at the Indianapolis site.

This individual will also be responsible for direct contact and oversight of contract service providers while they are working onsite, ensuring their compliance with GMP, EHS & NRC standards, inspecting work, and generating or acquiring appropriate documentation for filing in the CMMS and other GMP systems.

Additional responsibilities may include assisting in the commissioning, qualification, and validation of new equipment, authoring and revising SOP and PM documents, supporting maintenance of the GMP manufacturing equipment, maintaining asset records and spare parts inventory in the CMMS program, and supporting the waste management and removal processes.

Job Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Perform routine inspections, maintenance, and repairs on facility equipment, including HVAC systems, Compressed Air, Chilled Water, Backup Generator, UPS, electrical systems, plumbing, and other utility systems.

• Troubleshoot equipment malfunctions, identify root causes, and implement corrective actions, escalating as necessary.

• Monitor the performance of critical equipment and ensure compliance with GMP standards.

• Conduct regular inspections of the facility to identify any potential maintenance issues or safety hazards.

• Ensure compliance with GMP and NRC requirements, safety regulations, and standard operating procedures.

• Assist in authoring, reviewing, and maintaining facility-related documentation, including standard operating procedures (SOPs), maintenance and calibration records, LOTO procedures, Deviation investigations, Change Control and CAPA plans.

• Escalate complex or critical issues to the appropriate vendor, warranty program, or contract service provider to ensure prompt and effective resolution.

• Operate as site contact for contract service providers, escorting and overseeing as they engage in calibration, preventative maintenance, and repair activities.

• Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of maintenance activities, inspections, repairs, and calibrations in the CMMS.

• Coordinate and prioritize maintenance activities to minimize disruptions to production schedules.

• Utilize reporting functions of CMMS to review maintenance activities for the purpose of improving equipment uptime and reducing repeat issues.

• Respond to maintenance requests and equipment failures, troubleshooting issues and implementing corrective measures.

• Maintain a working knowledge of emergency response procedures and safety protocols.

Education and Experience

• High school diploma or equivalent is required; Associate degree, technical/journeyman certification, or vocational training in facilities maintenance, electrical systems, HVAC, or other related discipline is preferred.

• 5+ years of experience in facilities maintenance or related field required.

• Experience working in a regulated industry such as radiopharmaceuticals, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, healthcare, or medical device manufacturing is highly desirable.

• Strong understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) guidelines, safety regulations, and compliance requirements.

• Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience diagnosing, troubleshooting, and repairing various facility systems, equipment, and utilities.

• Working knowledge of building automation or building management systems (BAS/BMS) preferred.

• Experience with computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) recommended [ex: Maximo, SAP Maintenance, CalMan, BMRAM, etc.]

Skills and Qualification

• Highly motivated and organized professional able to work both independently and as part of a team

• Skilled in interpreting technical drawings, schematics, and manuals for facility systems and equipment

• Strong attention to detail

• Ability to utilize test equipment in the execution of duties, such as Volt / Ohm Meters, Current Clamps, 4-20ma Signal Generator, etc.

• Analytical and creative problem solver

• Very personable with strong communication skills

• Excellent professional ethics, integrity, and ability to maintain confidential information

The starting pay rate takes into account characteristics of the job, such as required skills and where the job is performed.

Final, individual compensation will be decided based on demonstrated experience.

Benefit offerings are subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans then in effect and may include the following: Medical, pharmacy, dental and vision care. Employee assistance programs (EAP) and a 401(K). Financial protection benefits such as short- and long-term disability, life insurance and supplemental health insurance. Work-life programs include paid national holidays and optional holidays, Global Shutdown days between Christmas and New Year’s holiday, up to 120 hours of paid vacation, and sick time off. Parental, caregiver, bereavement, and military leave. Other perks like tuition reimbursement.