Reference : 588221

Facilities Specialist

  • Technical Production
  • United States PORTAGE
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 10/20/2021

Position description

If you want to reshape the world and discover your greatest potential, Saint-Gobain provides one-of-a-kind opportunities for innovative problem solvers. 

We're one of only two companies in the world that is consistently recognized as both a top Global Employer and a Top 100 Global Innovator, but Saint-Gobain's remarkable story and culture of innovation begins with a team of nearly 200,000 creative, diverse and passionate team members collaborating across the globe.  We are committed to our mission to improve lives because, every day, we witness the enormous impact of our efforts on the world around us.   

Saint-Gobain’s Portage, Wisconsin manufacturing team manufactures silicone medical components and tubing used in life-saving medical devices such as IV drug delivery sets, diabetes management, Covid diagnostics and ventilators: as well as components for procedures such as eye surgeries.  

Because of our Growth and Business Demands, we have further enhanced our pay & benefits to attract TOP TALENT to be part of our Critical, Front-Line Team of Essential Workers.    

Apply now to learn how Saint-Gobain can help you build your future in manufacturing!


  • Competitive Pay, plus shift differentials
  • Annual Bonus up to 10% of Base Pay
  • Overtime Availability (average of 16 hours+/month)


  • 11 Holidays; 80 Hours of Vacation Time; 40 hours of Sick Time; per year, pro-rated based on start date.


  • Benefits – Immediate Eligibility Based on Start Date; No Waiting Period
  • 401(k) with company match,
  • Pension plan
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription
  • Education Reimbursement


The Facilities Specialist is responsible for the repair, maintenance and documentation of work performed to support the facility infrastructure through multiple trades including but not limited to electrical, carpentry/general construction, light plumbing, painting, installations, and troubleshooting.  In this role you will perform reactive and preventative maintenance activities, support maintenance technicians through hands-on application, document usage of spare parts inventory; monitor, maintain and purchase spare parts inventory of replacement components, as well as many others throughout the facility when requested.  This includes responding to facility requests via work orders, phone calls, paging and email communications. 

This position requires a candidate who is extremely organized with good communication skills, and is detail-orientated with an aptitude for problem-solving.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may work in outside weather conditions. The employee will frequently work at heights while fixing internal and external items in elevated locations. The employee must wear a hearing protection, protective mask, gloves, and goggles and any other PPE specific to the task(s) being performed.

Daily requirements include, but are not limited to, conducting rounds focusing on safety-related issues; entering items into Gensuite system as needed.  Observe opportunities to improve safety, effiency, and reliability with supervisors or operators; diagnose problems and repairs; bring facility infrastructure and environment within SG safety guidelines. Secure facility and equipment in case of emergency or crisis situations.  Ensure exterior safety of the facility Maintain shop cleanliness, in accordance with company 5S policy and guidelines.  Observe and enforce all safety rules, working conditions and habits of employees





  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED) is required
  • Certificate in Industrial Maintenance (Preferred)
  • 4+ years working experience in a similiar role
  • 4+ yrs eperience with Electrical, Carpentry/General Construction, Light plumbing, Painting, Installations, and Troubleshooting
  • Ability to communicate through written, oral, and electronic means
  • Knowledge of GD&T/Data Intergrity (Preferred)
  • Ability to know and understand the quality and safety policies
  • Ability to develope basic word and excel documents (Preferred)

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world. Within its Life Sciences division, teams are solving critical problems for customers who are getting life-saving medical devices to the frontlines of healthcare, discovering essential medications, and nourishing and connecting the world through consumer, industrial and electronics applications. As one of the world’s leading producers of high-performance polymer products, we improve lives by making simple experiences better and being there in life’s critical moments.


Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.


With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.


Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you’re empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality.


Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain Life Sciences; and together, we’ll create a better life.

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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