Job ID R-490431 Date posted May 1, 2024

Facilities Manager

Job Description Summary

The role is responsible for the planning, direction, and supervision of all facilities related activities for BD Canaan Ct Site.
Manages project equipment purchases/leases, small building renovations, equipment installation, and commissioning. Supports daily for all plant groups on arranging specific requests utilizing internal or external resources to complete. Aligns necessary resources to support plant wide initiatives as directed.

Manages and ensures that all facility related equipment is maintained to existing planned schedules.

Is the primary Emergency coordinator for the Canaan Site.

Ensures compliance to BD Quality systems, policies, procedures, and best practices. Additionally ensures compliance to applicable local, state, federal and BD Safety regulations policies and procedures.

Regular punctual attendance is essential job function. Ability to read and write and converse in English. Converse in Spanish is a positive. Willing and able to uphold BD Values.

Job Description

We are the makers of possible 

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities. 

We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you’ll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us. 


  • Provides leadership and guidance to all resources allocated to Facilities and other assigned projects

  • Manages contracted trades and vendors who perform work for Canaan Site facilities duties and or projects (i.e.: Janitorial, Snow Removal, landscaping, fork truck/aerial lifts, roofing, Pest Control, Rigging) Coordinates these trades work with other plant groups as needed.

  • Responsible for plant monthly & annual bridge crane inspection /maintenance

  • Responsible for plant BMS (Building Management System). Directly responsible for plant ancillary processes and HVAC operations.

  • Responsible for plant electrical infrastructure, boilers, air handlers, compressors, chillers, cooling towers, emergency generators, sprinkler, and fire protection monitoring.Support other plant equipment as needed.

  • Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of plant rail siding to main track.

  • Main point of contact for corporate insurer / risk management vendor for related visits and or corrective actions.

  • Is the plant Emergency Coordinator and works closely with plant EHS staff as required. Is called upon to assist in plant security measures or issues.

  • Works to support introduction of new equipment /processes as needed.

  • Develop and control departmental and capital costs relative to facilities and or upon request.

  • Generates purchase orders and supports contract formulation.

  • Supports IT infrastructure requests as needed

  • Drives plant facilities team to identify, plan and execute sustainability cost savings projects to meet annual savings goals and measures.

  • Project planning for CTW cost reductions

  • Control departmental and capital costs relative to facilities operations

  • Lead highly effective team of tradesman, contractors, and operational support groups

  • Involved in overall planning and achievement of plant sustainability goals

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of people management experience.

  • Minimum 7 years of facilities management experience.

  • Needs to be available 24/7 to address any related facilities emergency or related issues impacting manufacturing operations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Bilingual

  • Manufacturing expo

For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

Why Join Us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It’s also a place where we help each other be great, we do what’s right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve every day.  

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow, and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.  

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status. 


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