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Facilities and Equipment Manager

Mothers’ Milk Bank at Austin

People tell you that you make them feel heard, understood, and appreciated. You thrive in a busy, professional environment. You are great at problem-solving. You are a people person, but also detail-oriented and shine during crunch time. You are patient and empathetic and are looking for a mission-based job you can feel good about!

If you are intrigued, read on to learn about an exciting opportunity as the Milk Donor Program Associate for the Mothers’ Milk Bank at Austin.


Who We Are

Mothers’ Milk Bank Austin (MMBA) is a nonprofit founded in 1999 to save the lives of babies through the dispensing of prescribed, pasteurized donor breast milk. MMBA has many active programs, including a milk processing lab, a recipient family and hospital community, volunteers, milk donors and ambassadors, community education initiatives, and more.

The milk bank embraces equal opportunity and is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds and perspectives. We are excited to receive applications from a diverse range of candidates who are representative of the communities we serve. We also strongly encourage candidates to research our company and ask questions in their interview to make sure our values as an employer align with theirs as an employee.


Facilities and Equipment Manager

This position, reporting to the Executive Director, has primary responsibility for managing MMBA’s property and equipment — except for IT equipment — to ensure excellent functioning, safety, appearance, and compliance with US Food and Drug Administration, Human Milk
Banking Association of North America, and State of Texas regulations. This manager maintains a safe, secure, sanitary, and attractive internal and external environment for staff, volunteers, and visitors and maintains equipment required for milk processing.


Summary of Essential Job Functions

Management of 5925 Dillard Circle

  • Assess building and grounds daily for any maintenance, safety, sanitation, or orderliness issues, keeping daily log of checkpoints, exceptions, action required, and action taken.
  • Inspect building and grounds systems and equipment on a regular schedule and arrange for repairs, service, maintenance, and replacement, as needed.
  • Communicate with staff in all programs, addressing facility and equipment needs.
  • Submit monthly report on buildings and grounds status, issues, and recommendations to Executive Director.
  • In conjunction with Business Manager and Executive Director, prepare relative annual and project budgets and timeframes for facility.

Management of Milk Processing Equipment

  • Create and maintain an equipment inventory, with manufacturers and serial numbers, planned maintenance schedule, required calibration schedule and outcomes, and a log of performance exceptions.
  • Maintain equipment according to manufacturers’, FDA, and HMBANA standards.
  • Develop, sustain, and comply with policies, procedures, and practices as needed to support MMBA’s vision, mission, and strategic plan.
  • In conjunction with Business Manager and Executive Director, prepare relative annual and project budgets and timeframes for equipment acquisition, repair, service, and replacement.


  • Serve as a visible resource at key events, such as appreciation events, open houses.
  • Maintain appropriate certifications needed for the organization.
  • Participate in staff meetings and education opportunities.
  • Some evening or weekend work may be required.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required;
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in property and equipment management;
  • Knowledge of JVAC and other building systems;
  • Mechanical and plumbing skills;
  • Strong time-management and multitasking skills;
  • Good written and verbal communication abilities;
  • Good problem-solving skills;
  • Strong attention to detail.

Part time 25 hours per week, flexible hours.

Salary range: $25 – $35 per hour dependent on experience.

To apply: Please send resume, references and cover letter to Kim Updegrove via email: We will accept resumes until the position is filled.

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