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Facilities Specialist

SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With over 90,000 employees in 130 countries, and operating a network of more than 2,400 offices and laboratories, we provide services to almost every industry by assuring quality and safety of products and services.

Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.

Life Sciences Services (LSS) from SGS optimize your development timelines to get medicines and medical devices to market quickly and safely. As a result, we are often a preferred partner for the top 20 pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

Job Summary:In general, the duties of this position are geared toward routine cleaning and maintenance of the physical plant, laboratory work spaces, and laboratory equipment.
Overall, the Facility Maintenance Staff members play a key role in ensuring that the laboratory is presentable and functioning properly on a daily basis. Duties may include warehouse receiving of supplies and shipping of supplies and sample returns, and purchasing items at warehouse clubs as needed.Primary Responsibilities:
  • Routine cleaning of laboratory glassware, equipment, laboratory work spaces, countertops, safety hoods and laboratory storage spaces i. e incubators, freezers, and refrigerators.
  • Maintain the exterior of the building, including roof, parking lot, and exterior landscaping.
  • Daily emptying of trash receptacles.
  • Regular cleaning of facility office space.
  • Under the direction of the General Manager, assist in administering the facility s preventive maintenance program.
  • Assist Chemistry and General Manager with routine disposal of regular waste, hazardous waste, and biohazardous waste materials.
  • Shipping supply and sample returns.
  • Assist with receipt of samples, supplies, and equipment.

Education, Required Skills & Competencies:

  • High school diploma preferred.
  • Previous experience in facility maintenance preferred.
  • Must be capable of lifting packages weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Must have communication skills appropriate for daily communication regarding job duties and priorities.
  • Job requires mobile use of hands, arms, and legs.
  • Spatial awareness appropriate for working in storage spaces, on ladders, amongst heavy equipment, etc.

Additional Information:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.
If you are applying for a position within the United States and you have difficulty completing the on-line employment application because of a disability, please call 201-508-3149 for assistance and leave a message. You will be called back shortly. Please note, this phone number is not for general employment information, but is only for individuals who are experiencing difficulty applying for a position due to a disability.



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