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PPD Facilities Coordinator - Full Time in Austin, Texas

PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services.  At PPD, we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose- to improve health!

Our colleagues in corporate strive for excellence in every task, at every moment. We are game changers seeking improvements to processes and more efficient ways of working or adapting to changing financial and industry environments.

As a member of our Facilities team you work in a collaborative environment to guarantee PPD’s standards for quality, image, and corporate culture are met at your site.

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and wellbeing of our employees.

Summarized Purpose: Provides general site support through the performance of assigned tasks related to facility services, building maintenance, engineering projects, and/or equipment maintenance.

Essential Functions: * Performs general facility support tasks related to one or multiple functions, such as building security issues and access system maintenance, shipping and receiving, distribution of mail to employees, furniture and equipment moves, and conference room set up. * May perform building or equipment maintenance tasks including the completion of work orders, scheduled routine maintenance, preventative maintenance and repairs. * May manage company vehicles for site and coordinate the transportation of people and items. * May coordinate the purchase of supplies and manage supply inventories. * Responds to facility-related emergencies as assigned. * Coordinates assigned activities with outside contractors and vendors, as needed.

Education and Experience: High / Secondary school diploma or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification

Technical positions may require a certificate

Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to at least 2 years).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: * Demonstrated ability to follow directions and perform tasks efficiently and accurately * Consistently positive attitude and the ability to interact effectively with others * Strong oral and written communication skills * Solid computer proficiency * Thorough understanding of office equipment and machinery * May require working knowledge of building and maintenance such as electrical, plumbing, HVAC and construction codes * May require thorough knowledge of shipping service operations and software such as FedEx, UPS, etc. * May require a good understanding of security systems * May require a general understanding of building automation system (BAS), asset tracking, and/or inventory monitoring
Working Environment: PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive.  Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role: 

Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner. 

Able to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hours.  

Able to move effectively throughout facility, including lifting and moving objects up to 35-50 pounds  

Able to work in non-traditional work environments.  

Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.  

Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities. 

May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments.    

PPD’s Defining Principles: - We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer’s trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing - We are one PPD

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, then please submit your application – we’d love to hear from you.

Job: *Facilities

Organization: *US BU

Title: Facilities Coordinator - Full Time

Location: TX-Austin-Austin TX Metro Center Dr 300

Requisition ID: 210569

PPD is an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength fosters and environment of mutual respect. PPD provides equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or other status within any other protected group