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Title:  Facilities Manager

Requisition ID:  61312
Date:  May 25, 2023

Scottsdale, Arizona, US

Department:  Engineering



Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


Job Summary:

The Facility & Maintenance Manager is an essential role within West´s Scottsdale Operations Center to support the day-to-day effective functioning of the site. This site operates on 24 X 7 basis and is part of the proprietary Medical Device Manufacturing location for West Pharmaceuticals.


In this role you will lead the facility & Maintenance engineering function and be responsible for the Planning, scheduling & execution all maintenance activities and projects (including routine maintenance, PM, project, or capital expenditure types of work)to support the Scottsdale facilities or production operations and communicate status with all work with site leadership.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the day-to-day operations of the facility or campus, including custodial, life-safety, engineering, site services, and general maintenance, are implemented and carried out in a manner consistent with West policies.
  • Work closely and proactively with Operations, Engineering and HSE teams to develop and deploy practices to ensure optimal operation of the site facility infrastructure and minimize impact on the environment.
  • Assign, coordinate and supervise activities of the maintenance unit personnel including all plant shutdown related activities.
  • Ensure there are sufficient preventive and corrective maintenance procedure in place for safe operation of all infrastructure systems such as electrical, mechanical HVAC & R/O water systems
  • Monitor, take immediate action and report on PM related performance.
  • Supervise all maintenance programs relating to the interior and exterior conditions and appearance of the property.
  • Manage all contracts to ensure they are reviewed on a regular basis and are bid out as required; verify that invoices match contract pricing.
  • Hire, train and motivate facility personnel. Maintain positive staff relations. Conduct or approve performance evaluations for staff.
  • Coordinate the preparation and publication of the annual budget, quarterly reforecast, and capital budgets for the property.
  • Ensure that GMP aspects, current technical standards, local building codes and regulations and safety standards for the buildings are being considered and met.
  • Ensure that all site-specific documentation and reports are completed accurately and on time, including (and as applicable): Property Information Book, Site Operating Manual, Emergency Procedures Manual, IIPP Manual, Local Code Compliance Log, ADA Compliance Log, OSHA Log, Safety Meeting Log, Elevator Logs, Janitorial Log, Vendor Certificates of Insurance, As-built Drawings, Contract Files, Annual Property Conditions and Year-end Performance Report, and other reports and documentation, as required
  • Author capital expenditure requests and manage capital and non-capital projects to improve capacity, quality, efficiency, utilization, and safety at the lowest cost/most effective manner possible.
  • Other duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree/Masters or equivalent in Electrical / Mechanical/ Building Service Engineering.
  • Min. 8 years’ experience in design/construction/operation in Pharma or Medical device industry
  • Good understanding of design and construction, operations & maintenance of electrical & mechanical systems & equipment.
  • Detailed engineering knowledge of HVAC & utilities with ability to assert technical solutions and standards.
  • Strong engineering and trouble shooting skills (facility engineering, electrical systems)
  • Detail knowledge of electrical standards.
  • Good Interpersonal and Communication skills, Energy conservation knowledge


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good business acumen and ability to think strategic.
  • Strong in Project and Time Management
  • Ability to drive change and to think outside the box.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and coordinate numerous activities and groups of people.
  • Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Office programs (particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint); and must possess good negotiating and conflict resolution skills.
  • Knowledge of plant systems and related equipment/utilities as steam, compressed air, vacuum, HVAC, lighting systems, domestic and process water, fire alarm and sprinkler systems, fluid mechanics, dust collection.
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety policy at all times
    • List any safety requirements applicable to role within your country
  • Able to comply with the company’s quality policy at all times.
    • List any quality requirements applicable to role within your country


Travel Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel up to 5-10% of the time


Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • Light – exerting up to 20lbs/9kg of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force frequently constantly to move objects










West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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