Facilities Coordinator Car-T

Auris Health

Auris Health

Ghent, Belgium
Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2023


EPS, part of the Janssen Supply Chain Group, a member of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, is recruiting a Facility Coordinator for the CAR-T hubs in Ghent. The position will be based in Ghent Belgium and reports to the local facilities manager and is part of the facilities team.

CAR-T (chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy) is a new approach to eliminate cancer cells, which work by harnessing the power of a patient’s own immune system. They are created from the patients’ own T cells and are engineered to eliminate cancer cells expressing a specific antigen.

To support the CAR-T program in EMEA, Janssen is building two CAR-T manufacturing centres in the Ghent area (Belgium).

The Ghent E&PS team’s main task is to make sure the building and building systems are available (24/7) in a safe and compliant way for the occupants and their activities. This will be realized in collaboration with multiple external partners.

Major Responsibilities:

During construction:

  • Participate in the construction and commissioning activities for two brand new manufacturing centres (2022 – 2023)
  • Follow up on the required test and commissioning activities
  • Prepare future maintenance activities

Once the facility is up and running (EO 2022, 2023):

  • Supervise maintenance activities performed by contractors:
  • Plan the required maintenance activities incl shut down
  • Prepare work permits and comply with safety procedures/guidelines
  • Follow up on and document activities performed
  • Place necessary orders for services and/or spare parts
  • Follow up financials
  • Provide input for and update maintenance plans and checklists
  • Apply all required GMP procedures
  • Provide input for improvements to current buildings and systems
  • Participate in a standby system for interventions outside of office hours



  • Master’s degree in engineering, life sciences etc. Or equivalent experience required

Experience, Skills & Knowledge:

  • Minimum of 5+ years maintenance/ facility mgmt experience
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a ‘Can do’ mentality
  • Able to delegate, steer a large contractor population
  • Good knowledge of maintenance in a GMP environment required

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We provide you an environment to fulfil your career aspirations as well as promoting your physical and mental wellbeing. You will receive a competitive compensation and benefits package as well as benefits that can be tailored to what is valuable to you throughout different stages of your life.

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