Molecular Templates Inc
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Company Description:

Molecular Templates (MTEM) is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company targeting a variety of cancers through development of its innovative proprietary Engineered Toxin Body (ETB) platform. MTEM's first immunotoxin, MT-3724, is in clinical development for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Pipeline products for additional oncology targets are being advanced toward clinical development. For more information, please visit MTEM's website at

Position Overview:

Molecular Templates is seeking a highly-motivated and skilled professional to assist with the management of facilities. The Facilities Associate will be primarily responsible for assisting with maintaining the facility, machinery, and equipment which support research laboratories and an investigational medical product cGMP manufacturing facility. This position will also support building space allocation and layout, communication services, facilities expansion and modification, and ensure compliance with all health and safety standards. This requires excellent technical skills and abilities, analytical and mathematical skills, organizational and time-management skills, verbal and written communication skills, plus ability to manage competing priorities and projects with minimal supervision.

Job Responsibilities will include:

  • Assist with maintenance of facility systems, including but not limited to: Inspection and maintenance of all infrastructure such as chiller, boiler, building management system, waste management system, laboratory and GMP facility HVAC, security and monitoring systems, and pest control to ensure optimal and continuous operation of the facility
  • Conduct maintenance and calibration of equipment
  • Schedule routine maintenance and repairs for facility, machinery, and equipment
  • Coordinate with preferred equipment and facility service providers
  • Assist in maintaining equipment maintenance tracking system
  • Participate in operational management by supporting facility projects and improvements, such as repairs and modifications
  • Interact with cross functional teams, vendors and contractors and report findings and proposals to management
  • Responsible for maintaining knowledge and abilities to trouble-shoot issues to include basic repairs and maintenance
  • Comply with all company procedures and laws applicable to facility



  • Associate Degree in engineering or related field OR equivalent experience
  • 2-4 years years of related professional experience
  • Experience working in facilities subject to GMP regulatory compliance, preferred
  • Experience in biopharmaceutical industry, preferred
  • Demonstrated experience working with mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and control systems
  • Experience with Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Significant and demonstrated knowledge of laboratory equipment, product use, and terminology, preferred
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills with knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing
  • Ability to handle competing priorities, projects, as well as urgent situations
  • Demonstrated ability to follow verbal and written instruction and work under supervision, as well as work independently and exercise good judgement
  • Ability to identify problems and solutions then act to resolve
  • Ability to understand instructions and to learn how to maintain equipment
  • Ability to apply attention to detail as applied to regulatory compliance
  • Ability and willingness to be on-call and respond to after-hours emergencies
  • High degree of reliability and professionalism

Reporting Structure:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities. This position reports to Facilities Supervisor.

Molecular Templates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers competitive salaries and benefits.

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