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Sr. Faciilities Technician - Facilities Site Services

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Date: May 25, 2021

Location: San Diego, CA, US

Company: Wacker Chemie AG



Our world needs ideas! As one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies, Wacker has been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors – from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber – for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 13,800 employees from 70 nations.


Wacker Biotech, as part of Wacker, is a leading global biotechnology organization specializing in the production of biopharmaceuticals. The company has outstanding technologies for the rapid, efficient and thus cost-effective production of therapeutic proteins for clinical and commercial supply. Currently it is the biggest dedicated microbial Contract Development & Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) in the world. Its four dedicated and fast-growing production sites are currently based in Germany (Halle and Jena), The Netherlands (Amsterdam) and The United States (San Diego, CA).


Our regional presence in the U.S. is focused on GMP-compliant manufacturing of plasmid DNA products up to 500L. The team has extensive experience up to phase III clinical supply and successfully released more than 100 GMP batches for advanced therapy applications. WACKER BIOTECH On track to becoming the world’s finest plasmid DNA medicine manufacturer. At our San Diego site, we are currently looking for a(n) ​Sr. Faciilities Technician - Facilities Site Services​ to be a part of our growing team.



Job Responsibilities

This position reports to the Associate Director, Facilities Site Services and is responsible for Facilities Site Services.  Responsibilities for this role include:


  • Oversight of facilities support vendors to ensure reliable, secure, safe, and compliant site.
  • Site lead in managing various environmental chambers for configuration with the Siemens Apogee/Insight Building Management System (BMS).
  • Operations and management of the BMS, responding to alarms and repairing/changing/adding points on the BMS.
  • Support Manufacturing and building automation systems.
  • Operations and management of the life safety fire control system.
  • Day-to-day operations and support of the physical plant, clean utilities, building systems & grounds.
  • Troubleshooting and repair of electrical distribution systems and lighting systems
  • Troubleshoot and repair of automation control systems for Manufacturing systems and utilities.
  • Troubleshooting and repair of HVAC equipment and plant/utility systems.
  • Daily rounds of the site, rooftop, mechanical yard and interior to log key system parameters.
  • Interface with customers and assist in resolving facilities related issues.
  • Execution of facilities related work requests and timely closure of work orders.
  • Conducing routine preventative maintenance and repairs of facilities equipment including HVAC, refrigeration units, physical plant, clean utilities and site support equipment.
  • Execution of miscellaneous facilities related projects as directed.
  • Maintaining clean, organized and clutter-free workspaces.


  • Associate degree in a related field, a related certification or equivalent experience required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of position related experience.


WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities.


Be part of our WACKER family, across all nations!


We are looking forward to your online application at www.wacker.com.
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The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent unrestricted basis.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for any type of US permanent residency (e.g., for a Green card).


WACKER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: San Diego