Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities


Patients are at the heart of everything we do at Loxo Oncology, and we continue to be motivated by our goal of improving the lives of people living with cancer. We pursue this goal with a tenacity, focus, and commitment to excellence that defines who we are and how we work.

We seek dedicated, passionate, hardworking, intelligent, thoughtful, and authentic individuals who thrive within a collaborative and fast-paced environment and will bring their experiences, unique perspectives and problem-solving skills to the team. In return, we cultivate an environment that rewards and recognizes hard work and provides opportunities for learning and growth as part of a team making a meaningful difference in the lives of patients.

Manager, Facilities

Location: South San Francisco, CA

Reports To:

Director, Facilities & EHS

Position Summary

Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, South San Francisco, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Facilities Manager will oversee and coordinate all site-related activities for Loxo Oncology at Lilly personnel in their designated site. The Manager, Facilities will identify and manage external vendors to ensure safe and efficient laboratory and office spaces for Loxo scientists on site. Working cross functionally, the Facilities Manager will excel at relationship building at all levels of the organization and thrive in a fast-paced environment. The Manager, Facilities will work closely with the Loxo Facilities and IT department teams to set strategy, develop long-term planning, oversee construction and successfully execute projects. The goal is to ensure Loxo’s business accommodation is problem-free and safe so that employees can work under the best conditions.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Position*
  • Identify and manage external vendors across multiple functions within the facility operation to ensure alignment with Loxo Oncology department heads and scientists.
  • Responsible for oversight of the installation and qualification of laboratory equipment.
  • Work with the Loxo Facilities and IT department teams on strategy, long-term planning, new construction, and project execution.
  • Manage and review service contracts.
  • Oversee the design, construction and occupancy of laboratory and office spaces for the Loxo employees on site.
  • Check completed work by vendors and contractors.
  • Contribute to the creation of Site Operational Budget and annual Site Capital Budget for Loxo.  Ensure site budgets are managed and maintained.  Provide budget forecasts for site as required.
  • Frequent contact and interaction with department heads, outside agencies/architects, and government and municipal representatives.
  • Allocate office space according to needs of Loxo personnel.
  • Keep financial and non-financial records.
  • Forecast, allocate, and supervise the financial and physical resources of the facility management.
  • Recommend maintenance, mechanical, electrical, and facility design modifications.
  • Prepare cost estimates for moves and equipment.
  • Ensure that the facility is clean and maintained according to company policy and procedures.
  • Negotiate bids and contracts for third-party services.
  • Manage and coordinate work with 3rd-party vendors including tracking work order completion, vendor and client follow up, validating/approving subcontractor invoices.
  • Oversee the implementation of Environmental, Health and Safety programs for Loxo personnel on site.
  • Conduct and document regular facilities & EHS inspections.
  • Manage the upkeep of equipment and supplies to meet the required health and safety standards.
  • Responsible for preparing for, responding to and taking corrective action for any EHS or other site audits.
  • Maintaining a safe work environment for all employees.
  • Serve as emergency response coordinator for Loxo and attend site emergency preparedness meetings.
  • Maintain regular communication with building, landlord or Lilly Facilities staff, staying current on building requirements that could impact Loxo.
  • Other duties as required.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • 5+ years of experience in a Facilities role with a strong preference for pharma/biotech experience specifically in a laboratory setting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills.
  • Good analytical/critical thinking.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting and finance principles.
  • Adept at building and managing relationships with local vendors, government and municipalities.
  • Assists team members when needed to accomplish company goals.
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently.
  • Goal-oriented, organized team player.
  • Encouraging to team and support personnel; able to mentor and lead.
  • Self-motivated and self-directed.
  • Experienced at compiling and following budgets.
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail.
  • A positive attitude and excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Computer skills; including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strict adherence to company philosophy/goals.
Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with office duties/working in a lab space. Ability to physically stand, bend, squat, and lift, up to 25 pounds.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in an office/lab.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each role and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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