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Jorge Melo

Operations Manager

Value Delivered

Jorge manages nearly 1.5 million square feet of office, lab, warehouse, cleanroom, and manufacturing space in the Bio Science environment. He is responsible for all utility facilities operations, including account oversite, managing projects from start to completion, and overseeing the preventive maintenance program. Jorge assures that service, operation, and maintenance requests are resolved in an effective and efficient manner and takes care that responses to emergency situations are immediate. He also assists clients with evaluating, designing, and implementing facility plans and programs engineered for optimum performance and long-range value.

Expertise

With a passion for the construction industry, Jorge has dedicated over 22 years to carpentry and facilities and operations maintenance. He has gained much of his expertise and professional capabilities from Genzyme Biosurgery, where he spent 11 years of his career, evolving from a facilities maintenance technician to a senior facilities operations manager. Most of his experience derives from a cGMP environment with all quality driven processes. He has a strong understanding in Validation, HEPA Filters, cleanroom certifications, lab support, manufacturing warehouse, cleanrooms, equipment preventive/corrective maintenance, and sanitization and disinfections controls.

Throughout his tenure, he assisted with setting the organizational direction while overseeing the coordination of building space allocation. Jorge collaborated with the senior management team to make certain that the facilities and engineering services organizational goals aligned with the strategic direction. Overall, Jorge leveraged his project management, technical expertise, and financial competences to ensure the most suitable working environment for its employees and their activities.

Jorge attended New England Institute of Technology, earning an associate’s degree in construction management and cabinetmaking. He is OSHA, HVACR, HEPA Filter, Ramset Power Tools, and RSES refrigerant usage certified. He has his Construction Supervisors and Home Improvement Contractors licenses and is a member of the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology.

The Personal Side

In his spare time, Jorge enjoys spending time with his family and friends and coaching soccer.