Overview

The Director, Engineering & Facilities is accountable for facility design/renovation, construction project management and the harmonization of facility engineering systems and maintenance and Health, Safety and Environmental procedures and practice to assure proper office accommodation, cleanroom manufacturing space, warehousing and a safe work environment in compliance with all state, federal, and regulatory governing agencies.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Construction project management for facility design/renovation performed on time and on budget.
Engineering consultation on new facility projects at all sites.
Environmental permitting at all sites up to date and current as required by state and federal authorities
Safety program that meets OSHA and state requirements to assure a safe work environment for all employees.
Harmonized facility maintenance procedures and practices to cover critical systems such as HVAC, sanitization, security, safety program, metrology, preventative/predictive maintenance program, contract services, environmental permitting, critical facility documentation, space planning, facility asset management (excluding IT related assets), building and maintenance monitoring systems in compliance with local and federal regulatory authorities such as: OSHA, state permits, FDA, EMA, etc.
Continuous improvement program to review opportunities to assure that facility maintenance, safety and environmental related systems and procedures across all sites run in an efficient, cost effective and compliant manner.
GMP compliant metrology process for all equipment and instrumentation.
As built drawings and process flow diagrams – maintained in an up to date status and readily retrievable
Performance metrics for Facility and HSE systems/programs
Emergency response plan
A safe work environment for department employees.
Annual proposed expense and capital budget for the Engineering/HSE department.
Department staff compliance with corporate and site specific HR, safety and business policies and practice.
Job specific curriculum for the training and professional development of department staff.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience will be considered.
10 years of related experience and/or training in Engineering or related field required
Strong project management and organizational skills.
Expert computer applications skills (Excel, Word, Visio, and PP).
Excellent team facilitation skills.
Excellent documented leadership skills.
Demonstrated ability to assign priorities in a fast-paced and changing environment.

CDMO experience

 

Competencies/Candidate Profile

Ability to effectively interface with peer group in the company and work collaboratively to achieve company goals
Collaborates with other team members and demonstrates outstanding interpersonal skills
Ability to work autonomously in an entrepreneurial, fast paced environment
Strong business acumen
Ability to think strategically and tactically (detail-oriented)
Flexible and able to adapt to company growth and evolving responsibilities
Relevant IT skills (able to work with Visio, Microsoft Project and Excel)
Ability to think strategically and tactically (detail-oriented)
Analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills with the ability to speak and communicate effectively with both senior management and front-line staff personnel.
Meeting management/facilitation skills/teamwork
Ability to multi-task team is essential
Flexible and able to adapt to company growth and evolving responsibilities
Time Management skills