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Facilities and Building Operations Manager

Requisition ID:  2606

Bothell, Washington, US

Date:  Jan 14, 2022

Do you want to join a team where the mission is meaningful, the challenges are complex, and you can directly see the results of your hard work? Lundbeck Seattle BioPharmaceuticals (Lu-SBP), located in Bothell, Washington, is the Process Development Center of Excellence for Biologics within the global Lundbeck CMC organization. Since integrating into Lundbeck in October 2019, Lu-SBP has supported commercial launch of Lundbeck’s first biologic product (Vyepti) and advancement of a growing biologics pipeline in collaboration with our Copenhagen-based Late-Stage Development and Production groups. The Lu-SBP team leads and supports the development of new product candidates from cell line development through commercial validation of Drug Substance and Drug Product manufacturing processes. Join us on our journey of progress & innovation dedicated to addressing the vast unmet medical needs associated with brain disease!


The Facilities Building Operations Manager reports directly to the LuSBP General Manager and is responsible for managing Facilities Support Services and Building Operations.  This individual will work proactively with the business group leaders, finance and internal partners to align with business and operations requirements and will be responsible for achieving measurable year-over-year improvements in quality, service, and business satisfaction. The manager must be a strong leader and a team player, that thrives in a fast-paced environment



  • Provides leadership and management to all site Support services and Building operations in the Facilities area of responsibility including implementing a communication strategy and a customer service focus for Facility building operations and services that lead to the continuous improvements. This requires cross training in all aspects of each department.
  • Coordinates managerial and administrative support for planning, budgeting and financial resources for all facilities departments as directed by Facilities director and Site Head. Accountable for the operating and capital budgets in area of responsibility and ensures adherence to the budget guidelines, procurement code and delivering service on budget. Provides oversight for all PO’s in facility department. Processes vendor invoices through software.  Delegates invoice processing to appropriate facilities departments as needed. 
  • Assists with compliance for Federal, State, local and institution regulations and policies for staff, and visitors.
  • Maintains City, County, and Federal compliance of all site pressure vessels. (steam boilers and water heaters)
  • Assists and coordinates with stakeholders on the execution of all Capital Projects to help ensure project completion on time and on budget with the expected quality. Communicates and works with internal and external stakeholders in a collaborative manner to represent Facility and Services.
  • Assists and cross trains with all Techs for monthly preventative maintenance on all incubators, freezers (-80 oC and -20 oC), and deli coolers.
  • Ensures the development of long-term facilities plans with input from senior leadership and business functions to ensure business needs are met at the right time. Develops intermediate plans as well to ensure smooth transitions as the organization grows and it’s needs change.
  • Coordinates MACS (Moves, Adds, and Changes) with vendors and company stakeholders for all Office and Laboratory moves.
  • Manages Cleaning Services vendor. Plans and coordinates special cleaning requests.  (i.e. floor cleaning and waxing or after construction cleaning) as needed.
  • Manages food service vendors, coffee equipment, filter water, and par stock food supplies. Coordinates repair requests for all food vendor equipment. 
  • Responds to and troubleshoots equipment and building alarms. Maintains end user knowledge of wireless monitoring system software at administrator level. Troubleshoots temperature monitoring software and hardware with established vendors.
  • Manages onsite Security services vendor. Oversees accountability for keycard audits, keycard programing (program cards, doors, and security groups), and Post orders with site security supervisor. Cross trains as end user for all site security software systems (Keycard and Camera software) at administrator/user level.
  • Oversees all annual HVAC Preventative Maintenance and repairs with Facilities Tech and Mechanical vendor.  Oversees generators annual Preventative Maintenance schedule and repairs with Facilities Tech and genset vendor.
  • Coordinate with building owner property management service on all building related repairs they are responsible for, as outlined in the lease. Roof, decks, windows, and grounds related work requests.



  • High school diploma or equivalent with minimum of 10 years of experience that includes facility services, people management or a combination of both.
  • Experience as a people manager.
  • Organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Maintains high customer service attributes with contractors, vendors and all internal/external stakeholders.
  • Physical ability to perform non-technical job requirements and may be required to lift, carry, pull or push equipment and or materials weighing 50lbs
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders, stoop, bend, and kneel
  • The Company requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof upon hire, or request a medical or religious accommodation


Travel Requirements:

  • NA




Why Lundbeck

Lundbeck is unique from other biopharmaceutical companies in that we are 70 percent owned by a research-focused foundation. We have a deep heritage of discovery and have brought breakthrough therapies to millions of people across the globe. And we're just getting started! Our success is driven by our great people and inclusive culture, which is guided by our beliefs of being Patient-Driven, Courageous, Ambitious, Passionate & Responsible. Are you ready to make an impact, one patient at a time? 


Lundbeck offers a robust and comprehensive benefits package to help employees live well and protect their health, family, and everyday life. Information regarding our benefit offering can be found on the U.S. career site.


Lundbeck is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to disabled veterans and other individuals with disabilities during our employment application process. If, because of a disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please visit the U.S. career site.


Lundbeck is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law, rule, or regulation. Lundbeck participates in E-Verify.


Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in brain diseases. For more than 70 years, we have been at the forefront of neuroscience research. We are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best. 

Billions of people worldwide live with brain diseases – complex conditions often invisible to others that nonetheless take a tremendous toll on individuals, families and societies. We are committed to fighting stigma and discrimination against people living with brain diseases and advocating for broader social acceptance of people with brain health conditions. Every day, we strive for improved treatment and a better life for people living with brain disease.  

We have approximately 5,600 employees in more than 50 countries, and our products are available in more than 100 countries. Our research programs tackle some of the most complex challenges in neuroscience, and our pipeline is focused on bringing forward transformative treatments for which there are few, if any therapeutic options. We have research facilities in Denmark and the United States, and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France, and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 17.7 billion in 2020 (EUR 2.4 billion; USD 2.7 billion). 

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate site www.lundbeck.com and connect with us on Instagram (h_lundbeck), Twitter at @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn.