Gilead Sciences, Inc. Associate Director, Maintenance in La Verne, California

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Job Description

Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for project design, project management and financial management of facility and equipment projects.

  • Implements and integrates equipment and systems with minimum interruption to operations.

  • Participates in and may lead cross-functional project teams.

  • Performs installation/operational qualification portions of pharmaceutical projects.

  • Independently resolves a wide variety of issues of complex scope.

  • Coordinates contract personnel through completion of assignments.

  • Independently manages assigned projects through completion.

  • Contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards.

  • Ensures solutions are consistent with organizational objectives.

  • Provides experienced and expert guidance to teams, either centrally or located at remote sites.

  • Resolves site service issues and provide expert advice to Managers regarding technical maintenance, operations or people management issues.

  • Manages maintenance operations and services including equipment installations, service contracts and new program development.

  • Builds and manages an effective team and ensures that all personnel are fully aligned to their customer needs and requirements, providing an excellent level of service.

  • Identifies, formulates, updates and monitors personnel development plans for all direct reports.

  • Reviews, modifies and implements remote site’s various policies and procedures, aligning with other sites’ programs as much as possible.

  • Creates and enforces new safety SOPs and policies as appropriate, to comply with Gilead manufacturing policies.


  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of state of the art principles and theories.

  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).

  • Demonstrates extensive knowledge of industry practices.

  • Demonstrates excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Has proven analytical and conceptual skills.

  • Demonstrates ability to effectively manage multiple projects/priorities.

  • Demonstrates ability to understand key business processes and business areas

  • Has proven successful experience developing and monitoring budgets and expenditures.

  • Has proven successful people management experience.

  • Has proven successful experience with manufacturing administration or similar.

Specific Education & Experience Requirements:

  • 10+ years of relevant experience and a BA or BS or related fields.

  • 8+ years of relevant experience and a MA or MBA.

  • Previous experience in biotech or pharmaceuticals industry desirable.

  • Previous experience working in highly regulated manufacturing environments desirable.


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Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercialises innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

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