Facilities Supervisor

Req ID #:  103594

Labelle, FL, US, 33935

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.


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Job Summary

Coordinate and supervise the work of employees in the general maintenance and upkeep of buildings,
grounds, and equipment. Responsible for maintaining electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and related
systems essential to the business operation.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Provide direct daily supervison and inspect work of assigned employees to ensure completeness. Schedule and prioritze work assignments of team members.
  • Determine material, equipment, and supplies to be used. Transfer equipment and personnel from one project to another as necessary.
  • Coordinate or install, inspect, repair and maintain electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and other related systems in all site buildings.
  • Coordinate or inspect, operate and maintain the site’s heating, ventilation and cooling (HVAC) systems (including boiler system).
  • May perform general repairs such as painting, patching walls, security hardware, hanging shelves and landscaping.
  • Coordinate renovations of existing facilities and the construction of new facilities.
  • Coordinate and inspect major contract work on the site’s electrical, plumbing, mechanical and other related systems.
  •  Maintain repair records and other paperwork in compliance with GMP/GLP standards as applicable.
  • Ensure adherence to the Company safety program.
  • Assist with interviewing and selection of non-exempt personnel. Recommend personnel actions, including hiring, promotions and raises. Partner with Human Resources and departmental management to assist in the handling of disciplinary issues. Draft appropriate personnel actions.
  • Identify training and development needs of direct reports. Assist in the development, implementation and delivery of departmental training programs; ensure that direct reports receive departmental orientation and necessary on-the-job training. Oversee maintenance of group training manual and training records.
  • Monitor performance of direct reports. Provide regular coaching and counseling. Prepare and deliver performance reviews and pay changes for direct reports.
  • Schedule overtime as authorized. Review and approve time cards. Coordinate vacation/time off schedules.
  • Recommend short-range operating objectives, organizational structure of direct reports and staffing requirements. Assist in the development of a departmental plan for backup and succession of key technical personnel.
  • May assist in development of departmental budget.
  • Ensure optimum performance of group function. Recommend and implement techniques to improve productivity, increase efficiencies, cut costs, take advantage of opportunities, and maintain state-of-the-art practices and improve sustainability.
  • Support and affirm the Company’s policies and compliance with ethical practices and standards of conduct, including Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity.
    • Assist in the development, maintenance and communication of departmental systems and SOPs. Assist in the development and communication of job descriptions for subordinate positions as necessary.
    • Respond to emergencies as needed. Provide 24-hour on-call maintenance coverage, as scheduled in rotation.

Job Qualifications

  • Education:  High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.).
  • Experience:  Six to eight years related experience in general building maintenance with mechanical and construction background.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

  • Certification/Licensure:  Current, valid motor vehicle operator’s license required. Valid license in at least one trade is preferred (electrical, plumbing, HVAC) required, HVAC licensure or experience strongly preferred.



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About Safety Assessment
Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market.  Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities. 

About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.


Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet.

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to crrecruitment_US@crl.com. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.

Nearest Major Market: Sarasota

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