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Maintenance Technician I - Biomanufacturing Center

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Requisition # 2322

Job Description

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The Cedars-Sinai Biomanufacturing Center (CBC) is a state-of-the art facility that comprises of a cGMP cell manufacturing facility housing multiple cleanroom cell production suites and process development rooms for producing the next generation of cell and gene therapies. With world-class expertise in stem cell (iPSC) biology, bioprocessing, translational, regulatory and manufacturing, Cedars-Sinai is committed to pushing the frontiers of medicine and discovering new technologies and innovations that will impact how we diagnose and treat disease.

To learn more about the CBC, please visit: GMP Biomanufacturing Services | Cedars-Sinai.

Under close supervision, the Maintenance Tech I (MT-I) performs entry-level duties as assigned to support the facility operations by performing routine and preventative maintenance, ensuring operation of lab and office equipment, assisting in all facility services. All work is to be completed in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) standards. The Maintenance Technician I must be able to operate safely within the lab and office environments.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform general facility basic troubleshooting and maintenance tasks including plumbing repairs, painting, office furniture installation, general building repairs, replacing light bulbs, building exteriors, and others as assigned.
  • Ensure clean rooms and the general facility is maintained in optimum conditions and in compliance with GMP requirements.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Assist in all facility services including physical security, waste removal, recycling, central services, office furnishings, and office equipment.
  • Assist to ensure manufacturing and all labs and lab personnel are supported to meet business needs, including lab gasses, preventive maintenance, equipment service contracts, and safety equipment.
  • Work safely in an environment containing hazardous chemicals, high and low-temperature liquids, high-pressure liquids and gasses, steam, and moving machinery.
  • Receive gasses and check status daily, deliver vendor-delivered supplies to appropriate locations.
  • Coordinate and escort vendor services.
  • Ability to check and respond to Equipment Monitoring System and Building Management Systems.
  • Maintain accurate record keeping for equipment and systems in a cGMP compliant manner, including calibration records.
  • Proactively support the department’s goals and objectives.
  • Performs all other duties as may be assigned.

Department-Specific Responsibilities:

  • Assist in Troubleshooting and Repairs of systems like HVAC, Chiller, Boiler, Fans and Motors.
  • Perform Routine Preventive Maintenance work orders and assist in utility operations.
  • Assist in critical spares inventory management for utility systems.
  • Reads blueprints, piping, and writing diagrams.
  • Respond and attend to breakdowns throughout the facility.
  • Record daily Inspection checklist for facility equipment.



  • High School Diploma/GED, required.

Experience & Skills:

  • One (1) year of experience in biomanufacturing or pharmaceutical facilities, required.
  • Excellent communication skills are necessary for dealing with both employees and vendors throughout each day to answer repair requests, work with equipment vendors, and accept and deliver shipments throughout the facility.
  • Ability to interpret and apply knowledge of State, Federal and Agency standards to comply with regulations.
  • Ability to convey and/or receive written/verbal information to/from various audiences in different formats.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills to enhance and adapt work, services, and/or care.
  • Ability to handle multiple demands and/or manage complex and competing priorities.
  • Must be able to manage competing priorities, while being extremely adaptable and flexible and maintaining a positive work environment.

About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.

Req ID : 2322
Working Title : Maintenance Technician I - Biomanufacturing Center
Department : CS Biomanufacturing Facility
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category : Facilities
Job Specialty : Maintenance
Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT
Primary Shift : Day
Shift Duration : 8 hour
Base Pay : $21.02 - $31.53

Our compensation philosophy

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role. Pay Transparency Non Discrimination Provision (PDF) (opens in new window)

Diversity and Inclusion at Cedars-Sinai

We are caretakers and innovators committed to the pursuit of equitable healthcare. But health equity is not possible without representation. Our commitment to diversity goes beyond demographics or checking boxes. Our people must reflect the diverse identities, experiences and geographies of the communities and patients we serve – because that’s what our patients, colleagues and communities deserve. Quality Care and Research—For All, By All (opens in new window).

Cedars-Sinai is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu) and COVID-19. For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through April each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment, subject to medical exemption or religious accommodation. For the same reason, you may also be required to receive other vaccines such as COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Cedars-Sinai reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy. Cedars-Sinai’s AA Policy Statement (PDF) (opens in new window)

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