Ortho Clinical Diagnostics

  • Facilities Engineer

    Job Locations US-NY-Rochester
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    United States
  • The Company

    Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (Ortho) is a global leader of in vitro diagnostics.  Ortho serves two primary industries in the medical field: clinical laboratories, by producing platforms and assays that test for a variety of diseases, conditions, and substances; and immunohematology, by providing the means to ensure blood transfusion recipients receive appropriate and compatible blood.


    With a history of more than 75 years, Ortho is a pioneer in life-impacting advances in diagnostics. Worldwide across hospitals, hospital networks, blood banks and labs, Ortho’s high-quality products and services enable health care professionals to make better-informed treatment decisions. Headquartered in Raritan, NJ, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics has approximately 4,300 employees serving customers in more than 120 countries.


    Ortho is recruiting and retaining the best and brightest around the world. People, who are performance driven, want to make a difference and who help Ortho grow their leadership position in a changing marketplace. The power to reimagine starts with empowered people, who are empowered to grow and given the chance to succeed in ways they hadn’t thought possible before.


    Ortho’s purpose is simple: to improve and save lives with diagnostics. They do that by reimagining what’s possible. It’s what defines them. It’s the Ortho difference.


    Ortho is an independent company, sponsored by The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest and most successful investment firms. The company's executive leadership team has extensive diagnostic experience and a strong heritage of driving market change and innovation. Ortho is a strong brand with solid positions in attractive, growing segments and regions.

    The Career Potential

    Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is committed to improving and saving lives with diagnostics. To do this we hire people who share this dream and are ready for new adventures. As a valued team member, you will carve your own career path and be part of building this company stronger and better than ever before. There is no limit to the experiences, opportunities and new directions you will have access to here at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. More importantly, you will be driving the surge of a whole new direction in important medicine. That’s something we can all take pride in as we take this journey together.

    Ortho is known in the industry as a leader in customer service and support.  Deeply understanding and exceeding the needs of our clinical lab, hospital and blood bank customers is what we do.  It’s who we are.  If you join Ortho, no matter what your role, you will be expected to keep that Customer Excellence focus in your work.

    The Opportunity

    As the company continues to grow, we are seeking a Facilities Engineer for the Rochester Canal Ponds and Research & Development sites to support daily facility operations and facility projects. 


    The Rochester Facilities Team is responsible for day to day operations, maintenance, engineering and capital projects for approximately 900,000 square feet, across four buildings. Our facilities support manufacturing, R&D, Customer Technical Training & Support, IT and Administration. The facility systems we maintain are varied, customized and unique to meet the demand of manufacturing and R&D. These include HVAC systems providing controlled environments, chillers, cooling towers, boilers, refrigeration, industrial vacuum, purified water and automated building control systems. Ortho is committed to sustainability, delivering energy efficiency projects and cost improvements. We achieve exceptional facilities uptime and results through teamwork and partnership with our skilled trade vendors. We are looking for individuals that can function both independently and as part of the team. You will have the opportunity to learn every day, growing your career in a challenging environment, while supporting multiple departments with diverse needs.


    The Responsibilities

    • Supports daily facility operations, ensuring site is meeting the needs of a variety of departments including R&D, production, administration, customer technical support and IT.
    • Work with the site lead technician to resolve daily technical issues, evaluating required service or repairs and investigating issues that may impact production.
    • Individual will identify, prioritize and manage needed capital projects within the facility.
    • Through a team approach, will work with other engineers, technicians and mechanics on capital projects including building remodeling and construction, equipment installation, safety and environmental compliance, mechanical systems maintenance, and energy efficiency.
    • Must have the ability to maintain focus, make appropriate decisions and execute plans in the face of frequent requests for help and resources.
    • Will work with a variety of facilities equipment including building controls, fire protection systems, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, dehumidification, compressed air, purified water, industrial vacuum systems, plumbing and lighting.
    • Ensures building and grounds are properly maintained.
    • Maintains positive working relationships with all support vendors.
    • May analyze preventative maintenance repair histories to improve efficiencies & cost.
    • Support continuing energy efficiency improvements and cost reduction efforts.
    • Drives all safety, environmental, and energy management systems. Ensures site is maintained and prepared for Fire Marshall, Insurance, Quality, Environmental and Regulatory Inspections.

    The Individual

    • A minimum of a BS/BT in Engineering with 0 to 5 years of experience.
    • Though facilities experience is not required, a strong desire to work within facilities is required.
    • Must be prepared to work within a facility that requires 7/24 support.
    • Must be organized and have good documentation skills to operate in a regulated environment.
    • Good project organization and management skills.
    • Good verbal and written communication skills.
    • Must be versatile and willing to learn all aspects of facilities operations, equipment, systems, maintenance and services.
    • Ability to handle both daily requests and manage capital projects.
    • Individual should be customer driven, results oriented, and have a sense of urgency.
    • Experience leading maintenance and construction teams is a plus.
    • Ability to manage multiple activities, demands and urgent responses throughout the day to maintain uptime and production.
    • Keep in close communication to internal departments. Able to plan, communicate and implement projects or recovery efforts, ensuring the needs of internal departments and uptime are met.
    • This position will be based in Rochester, NY.
    • Work visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
    • Work visa sponsorship is not available for this position.




    Equal Opportunity

    Ortho Clinical Diagnostics believes in Equal Opportunity for all and is committed to ensuring all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, have an opportunity to apply for those positions that they are interested in and qualify for without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals so that an individual can perform their job related duties. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and require special assistance or an accommodation to apply due to a disability, please contact us at orthorecruiting@orthoclinicaldiagnostics.com.


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