Manager, Facilities

CordenPharma Colorado
Colorado (US)
Job #1926

CordenPharma Colorado
Job #1926

Boulder, Colorado (US)

CordenPharma Colorado

CordenPharma Colorado is a highly sophisticated and entrepreneurial mid-sized pharmaceutical manufacturing company located in Boulder, Colorado. Our chemists and engineers are widely recognized for their history of innovation, having developed efficient manufacturing processes for some of the world’s most complex pharmaceutical compounds. CordenPharma Colorado also is acclaimed for its flexible manufacturing facilities and experienced workforce that can handle a wide range of production techniques and volumes. Ultimately, in partnership with our customers, CordenPharma Colorado is focused on its health care mission, proudly producing medicines that help patients around the globe survive and enjoy more comfortable lives.


Responsible for the management of groups and activities, at both the Corden Pharma Colorado
and Corden Pharma Boulder sites, to provide site needs for utilities (both procured and
produced), site and building infrastructure, waste treatment and handling, and SAP maintenance
information systems. Targets are to develop capabilities within areas managed and maximize
efficiency and effectiveness of resources provided. Strong focus on solid task management
through subordinate leads. Strong emphasis on cost-effective and efficient management of
budgeted funds to achieve necessary outcomes.

Other duties may be assigned.

  • >>  Manages supply and cost of electric, gas, water and nitrogen through effective budgeting, forecasting, contract management and cost improvements. Targets utility usage reduction and waste minimization through energy conservation efforts to reduce budget allocations.
  • >>  Provides guidance for daily activities and oversees projects to maintain Buildings and Grounds and develops long term plans for upkeep and improvements.
  • >>  Manages the production of site utilities to include: Steam, Cooling Tower Water, Low Temperature Cooling, Compressed Air, Nitrogen, Chiller Systems, and purified water systems.
  • >>  Manages the maintenance, enhancement, and modification to buildings, internal areas, offices, and common areas.
  • >>  Manages SAP data and information regarding equipment specification, maintenance, and history of systems involved.
  • >>  Manages maintenance and operation of HVAC and air supply and exhaust systems for both the plant and office areas
  • >>  Manages operation of wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) and the thermal destruction devices (TDD) to ensure compliance with environmental regulations
  • >>  Provides technical guidance and leadership for maintenance and projects related to building ventilation, energy use, energy conservation, and site infrastructure. Acts as the site Energy Manager.
  • >>  Manages employees to enhance team functions while coaching and developing them as individuals. Assesses individual performance and facilitates activities within and between teams.
  • >>  Drives cost improvements through optimization of resources and continuous improvement projects
  • >>  Manages site budgets for facilities, waste treatment, and related utilities systems. Monitors budget goals and metrics with strong focus on achieving budget targets.
  • >>  Assists EH&S group with contractor safety compliance program. Assists in general site certification and permitting requirements to the extent necessary with significant input from EH&S department.
  • >>  Review and approve capital projects within the utility, facilities and waste treatment areas. Assist with the management of capital projects within allotted budget to desired outcomes with emphasis on quality, serviceable installations and cost target compliance.


Manages 5 or more employees and departmentally contracted support personnel. Conducts all managerial responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies, regulatory compliance and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Every individual is personally responsible for the safety and environmental aspects of his or her activities in the workplace. Each employee is expected to perform their job duties in a safe manner utilizing all of their knowledge, training, ability and experience.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline from four-year college or university and ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; work with hands; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach above shoulder height; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


These are the specific areas of knowledge, skill and ability that are important for successful job performance. They must be job related and consistent with business necessity.

  • >>  Ability to analyze situations and anticipate impact of decisions
  • >>  Skilled at team building, employee involvement, coaching, mentoring, facilitation and communications both within and external to the department
  • >>  Ability to lead, direct and delegate subordinate supervisors in individual task areas
  • >>  Broad knowledge of overall business operations related to maintenance, facilities, utilities, and associated engineering tasks
  • >>  Demonstrated project management and financial management abilities
  • >>  Demonstrated skill in business and technical computer software and systems


This is an exempt position. Salary based upon the successful candidate’s qualifications and level of experience.


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Job #1926 – Manager, Facilities