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Danaher Corporation Utilities Supervisor in Muskegon, Michigan

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Cytiva is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

The Utilities Supervisor for Cytiva’s new site in Muskegon, Michigan. The site will be a highly complex and qualified environment in the Life Science industry. Reporting to the Facilities, Utilities, & Maintenance Manager, the Utilities Supervisor will secure initial site readiness and the site utility capabilities to support the ongoing K-Star project.

The role will lead a team of skilled technicians responsible for the sites utilities and maintenance of equipment and systems to ensure that e.g., water, gas, electricity, steam, or other utilities are delivered in a safe and timely manner.

The Utilities Supervisor is an experienced utility or maintenance professional and leader possessing the knowledge, skills, and ability to troubleshoot and repair sophisticated manufacturing and utility equipment issues with minimal guidance or supervision. This position will be expected to mentor and train technicians and as such should be a shown leader with outstanding communication and people skills. This role is expected to champion safety and quality on the shop floor and as such is expected to lead by example.

What you’ll do

  • Responsible for all current utility operations.

  • Assists with the development of departmental budgets and staffing forecasts.

  • Develops standard operating procedures, preventative maintenance tasks, and other job specific documentation and ensures that all equipment is operated and maintained in accordance with the Utility Department’s Asset Management Strategy.

  • Responsible for developing the training curriculum for utility technicians. Ensures all assigned training is completed on time. Mentor and train technicians and new hires on maintenance procedures, equipment operation and repairs.

  • Assists with the planning, scheduling and execution of site capital projects.

  • Utilities subject matter expert for all investigations, deviations and CAPA's assigned to Utilities.

  • Manages service contractors utilized for current maintenance services, calibrations as well as utility and equipment improvement projects.

    Who you are

  • High School Diploma or GED with a minimum of 5 years experience working as a maintenance technician or skilled trade within a manufacturing or industrial environment.

  • Experience leading a utility or maintenance team within a manufacturing environment.

  • Knowledge and understanding of Reliability and Asset Management programs.

  • Expert level knowledge in two of the following areas; electrical, automation/controls, calibrations, plumbing/pipefitting, wastewater operations, HVAC-R, boilers/steam systems, RODI/WFI systems, autoclaves, Building Management Systems, Pumps, machining, welding.

  • Experience with OSHA standards specific to LOTO, Confined Space, working at height, Machine guarding and Hazardous Waste.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong emotional intelligence and mentoring skills in addition to having the successful ability to interpret and communicate sophisticated technical data.

  • Strong technical ability and troubleshooting skills.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Experience working with clean utilities is preferable.

  • Experience working within a Quality Management System is preferable.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.