Executive, Laboratory Operations (Facilities & Infrastructure)

Executive, Laboratory Operations (Facilities & Infrastructure)

Nanyang Technological University
1-2 years
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Job Description :
The Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE) is a unique interdisciplinary Research Centre of Excellence (RCE), funded by National Research Foundation, Ministry of Education, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and National University of Singapore (NUS). Hosted by NTU in partnership with NUS, SCELSE is linking new insights from the life sciences with expertise from emerging technologies in engineering and natural sciences to understand, harness and control microbial biofilm communities.
We are seeking highly motivated candidate for a Laboratory Operations (Facilities & Infrastructure) Executive position available at the Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE). The successful candidate will be part of the Laboratory Management team, which oversees laboratory support operations, infrastructure and facilities management, and workplace safety & health, in this multi-disciplinary Research Centre of Excellence.
  • To respond to end-user’s complaint and feedback on infrastructure and faults in services promptly. Contact the University’s Fault Reporting Centre or external contractor(s), coordinate and follow-up on any faults or incidents relating to SCELSE’s infrastructure and facilities (e.g., central air-conditioning and exhaust systems, gas detection systems, etc…);
  • Is required to respond to breakdown emergencies in accordance to SOP, which may potentially occur over weekends and public holidays;
  • Liaise, coordinate, and follow-up with contractor(s) on the regular upkeep and maintenance of the workplace, which may include, but is not limited to, the ACMV contractors, cleaning contractor, pest control contractor, elevator contractor, cold room contractor, electrician, plumber, etc…Assist the HOD in monitoring contractor performance and ensure that work are carried out in accordance to the SLA;
  • Conduct regular site surveys, infrastructure inspections, and bump tests (for gas detection systems) as part of SCELSE’s preventive maintenance programme for its infrastructure and facilities. Follow up all findings with CAPA and close gaps, defects, or faults in a timely manner;
  • Procure and schedule maintenance and calibration services for handheld monitoring devices and equipment;
  • Render support to laboratory operations, which may include, but is not limited to, biohazardous and chemical waste management, in-house maintenance of core equipment (e.g., fridges and freezers), and monitor the usage and procure LPG cylinders, liquid nitrogen and dry ice to supplement supplies onsite; and
  • Any other duties and improvement projects as assigned by the HOD.

  • Minimum NITEC in Build Environment, higher NITEC in Facilities Management, or Diploma in an Engineering discipline;
  • At least two (2) years of relevant experience dealing with customers in a frontline/call center experience;
  • 1-2 years of relevant supervisory experience in facilities management is desirable;
  • Technical knowledge on ACMV and electrical systems gained through formal training or experience would be considered favorably.
  • Possess the ability to take initiative, multi-task, work independently and is motivated to work in a highly collaborative environment;
  • Highly motivated to learn and to seek continuous improvement, with the ability to adapt well and quickly to changes;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills in a multicultural and international environment;
  • Hands-on troubleshooting knowledge/skills;
  • Proficient in written and spoken English; and
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel and Access)
Hiring Institution: NTU

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A research-intensive public university, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Engineering, Business, Science, Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences, and Graduate colleges. It also has a medical school, the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, established jointly with Imperial College London. NTU is also home to world-class autonomous institutes – the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering – and various leading research centres such as the Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute (NEWRI) and Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N). Ranked amongst the world’s top universities by QS, NTU has also been named the world’s top young university for the past seven years. The University’s main campus is frequently listed among the Top 15 most beautiful university campuses in the world and has 57 Green Mark-certified (equivalent to LEED-certified) buildings, of which 95% are certified Green Mark Platinum. Apart from its main campus, NTU also has a campus in Novena, Singapore’s healthcare district. Under the NTU Smart Campus vision, the University harnesses the power of digital technology and tech-enabled solutions to support better learning and living experiences, the discovery of new knowledge, and the sustainability of resources. For more information, visit www.ntu.edu.sg About NIE About RSIS About LKCMedicine About NTUItive

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