Facilities Engineer

Cygnus Technologies Inc. (part of Maravai Life Sciences) is focused on supplying highly specialized analytical products to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry for use in process development and quality control. As recognized experts in bioprocess contaminant testing for analysis such as host cell proteins, Cygnus offers a broad menu of well-validated, robust generic kits and immunoassay reagents. Cygnus also offers custom product-specific development of antibodies and assays for companies who want to outsource these highly specialized technologies to the experts.

Cygnus Technologies is seeking a Facilities Engineer responsible for facility maintenance, coordination of calibration and preventative maintenance of all production equipment as well as the Environmental Health and Safety of all Cygnus employees and visitors on any Cygnus site.

  • Maintain Cygnus facilities either directly or coordinating with contractors. This includes but not limited to: 

    -Environmental systems, Water purification system, Back-up generators, Solar array, Security alarms, IT services and key card access systems, and temperature monitoring systems

    -Repair and upkeep of facilities or in coordination with outside vendors for facility upkeep and improvements

    -Contact person for utilities, building association, IT services, and alarm company

  • Qualification of New and Existing Equipment. This includes but not limited to:

    -Coordinating with purchasing department(s) and outside vendors, and assist in writing of qualification documentation, and Qualification of equipment in the manufacturing process.
  • Maintain Calibration /Preventative Maintenance and schedule repairs of all Cygnus Equipment either directly or with an outside vendor. This includes but not limited to:

    -Production Equipment, Copiers, Labelers, Pipettes, Analytical Balances and other capital equipment in compliance with ISO 9001 and/or Cygnus SOPs.
  • Run the Environmental Health and Safety program at Cygnus Technologies. This includes but not limited to:

    -Ensure Facility is safe, up to code and all emergency systems are in proper working order by conducting periodic safety audits, heading the of company safety committee meetings, and maintaining accident reporting in compliance with local, state, and federal OSHA regulations

    -Coordination of hazardous waste disposal for all areas.

    -Communicate with HR in any OSHA recordable incidents.

Candidates must have:

  • A Working Knowledge of ISO 9001:2015
  • Writing and Executing SOPs in a GMP/ISO environment
  • Working knowledge of Federal, State and Local OSHA regulations
  • Microsoft Office Proficient
  • Able to learn new software quickly for maintaining the continuous operation of the facility and it's equipment.
  • Able to lift 50 lbs

Cygnus Technologies offers a competitive salary and benefits program.

Cygnus Technologies is an EEO Employer.

  • BS in an Engineering or Life Science disclipine with a minimum of 3-5 years experience in Facilities or Quality Engineering/Metrology in the Life Sciences industry is preferred or An Associate’s Degree/Tech School Degree with >5 years of Facilities or Quality Engineering experience in Life Science industry preferred

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