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Manager Maintenance

Randolph, NJ, 07869
December 26, 2019

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* ******** **** 973-***-****

Randolph, NJ 07869

Dear Hiring Manager:

I am interested in advancing a challenging career in equipment / facilities / safety management in the medical device, pharmaceutical, chemical or commercial real estate industry.

There are several key attributes that have driven my successful outcome experience. Among them are engineering knowledge, drive for continuous improvement, attention to detail and the commitment to provide products and services to make a difference in peoples’ lives. I have a diverse background in the areas of building engineering, facilities, maintenance management, troubleshooting, process engineering, project management, budgeting and safety. My leadership skills have helped build teams, and create and maintain inter-departmental working relationships. I have proven ability to manage concurrent projects while creatively and resourcefully reducing maintenance, operating and production costs. In addition, other qualifications are:

Managed multicraft operations and maintenance teams in office, laboratory and manufacturing environments. Building age ranged from 70 years to modern Class A type.

Extensive experience of working in an environment of highly toxic and explosive materials including working in explosion proof and intrinsically safe environments.

Developed scope of work for several major renovations of facilities and equipment including HVAC; managed multiple projects and coordinated execution of others within budget.

Well grounded in interpreting and applying various governmental regulations, including the areas of safety, cGMP’s, GLP’s and validation.

A key player in providing technical support for new facilities, equipment, instrumentation, technologies and evaluating their possible impact with respect to user and compliance issues.

Executed change control procedures and reports relating to equipment and facility issues.

Developed, implemented and maintained a comprehensive preventive maintenance (PM) program, which has withstood the scrutiny of federal, state, local and intra-company regulatory review. Work also included continuous update of P&ID’s.

Experience with pneumatics, hydraulics, refrigeration, HVAC, pumping/piping systems, steam, air, chilled water, purified water, treatment facilities, building structure and grounds.

Played key role in achieving recurring energy related savings in excess of $7MM per year.

Six Sigma Certified.

Thank you for your consideration. I look forward to explore ways with you of how I can make a difference.


Daniel J. Shatynski


4 Merrimac Road 973-***-****

Randolph, NJ 07869


A Six Sigma certified professional with diverse experience in maintenance management, building engineering, process optimization, sourcing, budgeting, validation and safety in facilities, medical devices, semiconductors, pharmaceutical and API manufacturing. A leader with expertise in team building who utilizes strong communication and interpersonal skills to create and maintain productive inter-departmental working relationships and partnering with vendors. Proven ability managing concurrent capital / expense projects while reducing maintenance, operating and production costs. Proficient in interpreting and applying various governmental regulations and cGMP's. Committed to customer satisfaction.


VEECO CORPORATION, Somerset, NJ Sept 2012 – Nov 2019

Sr. Manager of Facilities/Lead Facility Engineer

Managed equipment, systems, services and processes that support core business units at five sites. Provide hands-on leadership working closely with management team to ensure the most suitable working environment for associates and operational activities. Best business practices are provided for improved efficiency, safety and reduced cost with a focus on increased productivity.

Introduced new technologies to improve reliable facility support of manufacturing operations and facilities upgrade.

Sourced new project management entity that resulted in overall multi-million dollar project savings in excess of 70%.

Key player in site $15MM renovation and reconfiguration providing for successful relocation and consolidation of several manufacturing sites.

DRS ASSOCIATES, Randolph, NJ Oct 2009 – Sept 2012


Worked as Facilities Manager at Kalon Biotherapeutics located at Texas A&M in College Station, Texas. Responsible for EHS, facility and utility support of biopharmaceutical R&D and production. Successfully worked to onboard new facilities and improve facilities to meet all expectations of the FDA, prospective global pharmaceutical customers and federal Health and Human Services department requirements for future bio-defense manufacturing. In addition, provided Pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment sales and service representation for research, clinical manufacturing and full-scale manufacturing. Provided expertise for outsourced contractor of site operations and maintenance including several non-profit organizations.


Facility Manager, Safety and Environmental

Managed all site facility operations in an ISO, FDA, JPAL regulated manufacturing environment of medical devices. Functioned as a change agent to implement and continuously improve business-linked performance in maintenance, safety, environmental operations, contract management, energy purchases and recordkeeping.

Led project to design and install a new cleanroom manufacturing suite which included a new critical-control HVAC system resulting in a robust environment allowing year-round utilization of a multi-million dollar cost savings process.

Achieved a reduction in non-compliance observations in maintenance from 30 to 0 in less than one year.

Drafted comprehensive three year capital management plan that resulted in more capital upgrades completed than in the previous 10 years.

BURNS & ROE at NOVARTIS/SCHERING-PLOUGH, Summit, NJ Aug 2002 – Dec 2005

Assistant Project (Site) Manager

Directly supported 1.7MM gsf pharmaceutical research facility operations and maintenance. Managed team of support engineers, trades and craftsperson supervision, fire brigade, hazmat team, housekeeping and administrative personnel including CMMS. Assisted in management of boiler house and power generation.

Actively supported on-boarding of new 180M gsf GLP vivarium facility including validation activities in preparation for USDA and FDA inspections.

Drove energy conservation initiatives that resulted in savings of over $7MM per year.

Organized grass-roots Safety Committee consisting of representative employee cross-section and reduced Lost Time Injury rate by over 68%.

PHARMACIA PHARMACEUTICALS, Peapack, NJ Jul 2001 – Jun 2002

Building Operations Manager

Managed a team of 17 technicians for 24/7 operation of global headquarters facilities. Ensured reliable, safe operation of 14 buildings (1MM+ gsf of Class A office space) on three sites. Managed budget, preventative maintenance program, contractors,


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cogeneration, utilities, HVAC, lighting, water treatment, kitchen, landscaping and snow removal. Identified best practices and gauged performance through benchmarking.

Drove a SMART initiative reducing cost associated with several key contracts by 6 % without negative impact on the customer.

Increased level of customer satisfaction, meeting or exceeding customer expectations from office of Chairman/CEO to line personnel.


Facilities Manager

Managed 10 building facilities assignment comprised of pharmaceutical manufacturing and warehousing, mixed use office building, sterile manufacturing, laboratories, chemical manufacturing, tankfarms, and waste recovery at two sites. Developed and implemented annual three-year plan. Coordinated projects.

Initiated and led a FDA Readiness Team to prepare for a FDA reinspection helping to preclude a possible shutdown of manufacturing facilities through extensive facilities renovation and upgrade. Very favorable inspection results were achieved with zero facility related issues.

Participated in SWAT team activities to reduce energy consumption on site contributing to reductions in steam and electrical usage reduction of 6% and 3% respectively.

Delivered a presentation on cGMP issues in pharmaceutical manufacturing to an audience of 400 Roche professionals.

DRS ASSOCIATES, Randolph, NJ Jun 1999 – Jun 2000


Contributed expertise to clients in the pharmaceutical and chemical industry. Contracted with Bristol-Myers Squibb to be a member of a project team to build a $245 MM chemical development pilot plant from the ground up.


Manager, Building Engineering & Chemical Maintenance

In positions of increasing responsibility, supervised and managed seven tradespeople and up to 40 contractors in two bulk pharmaceutical (API) plants. Prepared annual expense and capital investment budgets. Maintained all Chemical Manufacturing equipment, laboratories, building HVAC / utilities / services, storage and related property. Developed and implemented comprehensive preventative maintenance (PM) programs. Proposed, designed and installed new equipment or modifications. Assisted in sourcing and negotiation of various maintenance service contracts and equipment purchases. Participated in HAZOP (hazardous operations) reviews. Assisted in equipment and facility validation activities, product transfers and technology transfer.

Achieved zero lost-time injuries in Chemical Maintenance for a period of more than 15 years.

Led a project team that salvaged and creatively renovated two obsolete high-vacuum distillation units through active partnering with vendors. Superior operational results were achieved and the company saved over $5MM in replacement costs.

Intervened in a major renovation and subsequent start-up, thereby avoiding adverse business impact.

Assisted in the periodic implementation of new scale-up batches and new manufacturing processes by providing key support, that in one instance, contributed to the most profitable product introduction in company history with sales in excess of $215MM.

Analyzed root causes of equipment failures, which resulted in reduced maintenance costs of 30% within 18 months.

Provided facilitative leadership, established new systems and performance standards, resulting in increased morale, productivity, and enhanced inter department work relationships.

Implemented and led a Quality Circle group in Chemical Maintenance.


MS, Management Engineering - New Jersey Institute of Technology

BS, Mechanical Engineering - New Jersey Institute of Technology

Six Sigma Certification


American Society of Mechanical Engineers (A.S.M.E.)

International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers (I.S.P.E.)

Association for Facilities Engineering (A.F.E.)


4 Merrimac Road 973-***-****

Randolph, NJ 07869

Addendum Information

Six Sigma Certified

Computer Literate

CMMS Experience

Knowledge of AutoCad

Building Automation Experience

Data Center Experience

Eagle Scout

Dean's Honor List

Pi Tau Sigma - the National Honorary Mechanical Engineering Fraternity

Phi Eta Sigma - the Freshman National Honorary Engineering Fraternity

Who's Who Among University and College Students in America

Former senior member of the Board of Directors of the Novartis Federal Credit Union and member of the Executive Committee

Active volunteer in leadership roles for several local and regional non-profit organizations

Provided facilities and maintenance engineering services to several non-profit organizations

Former registered Builder in the State of New Jersey

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