Facility Manager in Carlsbad, California at Radiometer

Date Posted: 10/12/2019

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Job ID: AME000184

About Us

At Radiometer, our mission is to help caregivers make diagnostic decisions that save lives. To provide caregivers the insight and confidence that help them arrive at the right diagnostic decisions – decisions that in the end help save lives.
On a yearly basis millions of lives are touched by the information our solutions provide and that’s a fact, we take very seriously; the more critical the setting, the greater the requirements are and that’s why we’ve made it our vision to improve global healthcare with reliable, fast and easy patient diagnoses.
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Our people
At Radiometer, we acknowledge that the information our products provide is often the difference between life and death; an acknowledgement that drives and unites us as a company. From biotech and software specialists to financial controllers and engineers, all 3200 colleagues are committed and dedicated to help realize life’s potential.

If you aspire to be part of a purpose, performance and values driven organization whose mission and vision guide every action, we are eager to hear from you.


The Facility Manager is responsible for leading the maintenance and facility team to achieve yearly objectives related to machine and facility uptime as well as reduced equipment/facility expenses.  

This position will lead the team in these areas:

Reduced unplanned downtime through the implementation and sustainment of a facility-wide, culture changing, formalized Total Productive Maintenance program.

Develop and execute yearly prioritized risk reduction plans in order to further, proactively reduce unplanned downtime and expenses.

Actively be a leader in the development and execution of next-generation equipment/facility planning in support of yearly business improvement goals related to Safety, Quality, Delivery/Capacity, and Productivity.

Lead (Project Manage) the justification, purchase, installation, validation, training, start-up, and on-going support of equipment upgrades and new equipment purchases.

Achieve yearly employee engagement survey score improvements through focuses support, development, and leadership of the team of responsibility.


  • Effectively manage the Production / Testing equipment (Maintenance) team to achieve yearly improvement goals in the areas of:  Unplanned machine downtime, reduced maintenance expenses, and percentage of equipment with formal preventive maintenance programs in place and sustained.

  • Effectively lead the Facility maintenance team to achieve yearly goals in the areas of:  maintenance request completion time, reduced unplanned facility downtime, and percentage of facility equipment with formal preventive maintenance programs in place and sustained.

  • Achieve yearly improvements in Employee Engagement scores for area of responsibility through individual and team focused support and development.

  • Develop and advance through a formalized “roadmap” to utilize computerized maintenance management systems to manage and track maintenance and calibration tasks as well as equipment downtime, in order to support equipment upgrades &/or new purchases.

  • Lead the projects associated with the justification, purchase, installation, validation, start-up, and maintenance of equipment upgrades and purchases, in line with company Safety, Quality, Delivery/Capacity, and Productivity goals.

  • Generate detailed written procedures (Standard Work with Visual Management) and specifications for calibration, maintenance, and equipment qualifications (IQ/OQ/PQ).

  • Develop and manage the execution of the yearly Maintenance budget.

  • Provide active leadership to the annual Capital Budgeting process.

  • Seek out, manage, and improve internal customer feedback regarding maintenance support levels to continually improve internal customer satisfaction levels.

  • Job duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to those listed.

Job Requirements


  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar role preferred
  • Total Productive Maintenance/ Manufacturing (TPM) management experience including the utilization of maintenance/calibration management software, preferred.
  • Demonstrated, successful complex project management experience, required.  PMP certification, preferred.
  • Formal Problem Solving Process Experience, required.
  • Prior team management & supervision experience, required.
  • Prior experience with utilizing lean methodology and tools, such as variation reduction and standard work, highly preferred.
  • Work in a Medical (or other highly regulated) environment, highly preferred.
  • Prior experience with both process and design FMEA (Failure Modes and Effects Analysis), preferred.

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology or related field, or 5 years equivalent experience, required.

Experience with Microsoft Office, required.

10% of travel may be required.

Must be able to read, write and fluently communicate in English.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.  

Reports to: SenDx Process Engineering Mgr.
Direct Reports:
  • Equipment Calibration Technician
  • Equipment Maintenance Technician
  • Facilities Technician
Critical Relationships:
  • Production Managers
  • Production Leads
  • Process, Quality, and R&D Engineers
  • DBS Leader
  • Global Supply Chain / S&OP Team
  • Warehouse Manager


General physical requirements: Requires lifting up to 25 pounds
Visual acuity requirements: Administrative tasks
Motion and sensory requirements: Walking, talking, hearing, medium manual dexterity
Physical working conditions: Working environment is in a controlled manufacturing environment.


Danaher Corporation Overview

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