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Cleaning Associate (1st Shift, Weekdays)

Forge Biologics

Forge Biologics

Columbus, OH, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

About Forge

Forge, a member of Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services, is a gene therapy development engine, focused on enabling access to life changing gene therapies and helping bring them from idea into reality. We partner with innovators in the gene therapy community: scientists, physicians, biotech/pharma companies, and patient groups. We bring expertise in gene therapy manufacturing and therapeutics development to the table, helping to champion teams that are navigating the long road from the lab bench to the bedside. Our goal is simple but vital to patients living with disease, and we take it seriously. With a patient-first approach, we are forging new models for working together to better accelerate these transformative medicines to reach those who need them the most.

Forge is based in Columbus, Ohio, in a 200,000 square foot facility known affectionately by team members as, the Hearth. The Hearth, is a custom-designed cGMP facility dedicated to AAV manufacturing and hosts scalable, end-to-end manufacturing services.

About The Role

We are currently seeking a Facilities Associate to join the Forge Biologics team. This role is responsible for cleaning the assigned areas within the facility and keeping everything in orderly condition.

What You'll Do

  • Maintain cleanliness in general office and common areas: entrance glass and doors, water fountains, elevators, stairwells, and furniture.
  • Empty trash cans and change liners.
  • Clean floors using the appropriate product as well as dust mops, wet mops, and vacuum cleaners.
  • Disinfect and clean restrooms, including all equipment, fixtures and stainless steel. Refill paper towels, toilet paper and soap.
  • Spot clean carpets as needed.
  • Use floor scrub machine to clean tile floors as well as bathroom floors.
  • Operate machines such as floor buffers and carpet cleaners as needed.
  • Utilize all available cleaning tools and products to ensure a well-kept environment.
  • Train new employees as requested and report progress to supervisor.
  • Manage products needed for day to day operations.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

What You'll Bring

  • Previous experience performing commercial housekeeping and/or custodial work.
  • Ability to operate cleaning machines and equipment.
  • Clear verbal communication skills and ability to give and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work as well as concentrate on multiple tasks simultaneously.

Work Environment:

  • Exposed to moderate noise levels.
  • Exposed to potentially hazardous bodily fluids or chemicals, and fumes or airborne particles.
  • May be exposed to extreme heat or cold in buildings or rooms that are not climate-controlled.
  • Must be able to stand, walk, reach, bend, balance, grasp and push for extended periods of time.
  • Will perform repetitive wrist, hand and/or finger movement.
  • Will move up and down from/to sitting position on the floor.
  • Regularly lift and/or carry up to 10 pounds; heavier lifting is occasionally required.
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.

Life at Forge

We are a team of diverse, driven and passionate people working together to trailblaze a new model for how we make medicines to treat patients with genetic diseases. Our team members use their creativity and talent to invent new solutions, meet new demands, and offer the most effective services in the industry. Forge’s core values lay the foundation for H.O.P.E. It provides us a common purpose that we all understand, work towards and live by.

HARDWORKING - We work hard and smart, making a persistent and determined effort toward success. Working hard, with focus and desire is the key.

OPEN - We strive to be approachable, actively listen and encourage others to contribute and speak up. We positively offer and receive constructive feedback.

PURPOSE DRIVEN - We are passionate about working towards and delivering on our mission to manufacture gene therapies.

ENGAGED - We are fully absorbed by and enthusiastic about our work and take positive action to further Forge’s vision, mission and goals.

We’ve Got You Covered

We take the health and happiness of our employees seriously and are consistently evaluating new ways to make our benefits truly UnFORGEttable.

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance that starts on your first day at Forge, with 90% of premiums covered for team members as well as dependents
  • Flexible PTO (plus 14 paid company holidays)
  • Annual bonus for all full-time employees
  • 401(K) company match
  • Fully-stocked kitchen with free food/drinks
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave - additional discount programs include childcare support & dependent care
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness benefits (financial planning services, mental health counseling, employer paid disability)
  • Professional & Personal development resources - LinkedIn Learning, a dedicate training staff in-house, mentoring opportunities & access to leadership development coaches