Cleanroom Facilities Controller

  • Location

    Stevenage, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £20.00 - £35.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Phil Evans

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Morson are currently looking for Cleanroom Facilities Supervisor for our client who are involved in the manaufacture of Satellites. They are happy to accept candidates that have experience of cleanroom supervision from any industry, medical, electronics, composites etc.

Job summary:

The Facility Controller - or Area Controller - has the overall responsibility and authority for the areas they are assigned to.
The Facility Controller in the KPO Satellite is responsible for the following controlled environments and the associated uncontrolled areas:
* The Satellite Assembly Hall
* The Bioburden Controlled Facility.

The Facility Controller in the KPO Satellite has the following missions:
1/ Make sure that the facility is operated and runs in compliance with the applicable regulations, standards, company policies and Project requirements
2/ Supports the users in their daily activities in the facility.
3/ Manage facility improvements and enforce facility procedures

The role encompasses both the standard cleanroom procedures, disciplines and working practices as well as specific procedures.

Reporting to:
Operations coordinator

Internal relationships:
Interface with operations to ensure personnel are adequately trained and certified to work in the area.
Interface with the other area controllers in the organization and the assets manager.

External relationships:

Interface with materials and processes (Matlab / Biolab cleanliness & contamination control and planetary protection experts) to understand, interpret and respond to requirements.
Interface with all cleanroom users to ensure compliance to requirements.
Interface with the project teams.
Interface with the customer chain including ESA representatives.
Interface with QA and PA.
Interface with Site Facilities Group, OHS and Security, Public relations, and other external service providers / external products suppliers (for consumables, garments, cleaning, etc.)

Key responsibilities:
The Facilities Controller has overall responsibility and authority for the BCF and Hercules clean room, the management and control of the facility during the assembly integration and test of flight hardware.
They are the focal point for these facilities and make the links between the organisation, the Projects teams and the Support teams. The Facility Controller is responsible to enforce rules and discipline to ensure all activities performed within the relevant areas adhere to the specified procedures and specifications.
In conjunction with their management the Facility Controller is the primary contact for audits of the areas, both internally and externally.
Responsible for requesting and being involved in improvements to the local environments and may be required to report on improvement initiatives.
In contact with people of various disciplines the main tasks and responsibilities of the Facility Controller include:
* Capture the applicable requirements and needs for the facility.
* Plan, authorise and manage access to the areas (including visits)
* Plan and coordinate the maintenance and cleaning activities, visits, etc.
* Ensure that the procedures are known and understood by all, and satisfactorily applied (including control of materials and equipment, handling and bagging procedures, gowning process, control of movements, etc.)
* Provide a safe working environment for all employees and any other personnel in the workplace. That includes:
 Compliance with all statutory regulations
 Assessment of risks and COSHH, surveillance and implementation of mitigation actions, and provision to personnel with appropriate documentation about any hazards identified
 Maintenance of documented facility procedures.
 Implementation, maintenance and evaluation of the 5S practices (layout, logistic, storage, visual control, etc.) and H&S recommendations
 Audit of daily cleaning