Director of Engineering

Bend, Oregon

Direct Hire

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Job Id: 59707

This Role is a Hybrid Model.
Director of Engineering

Our client is seeking an experienced Engineering Director to lead our team in Bend, Oregon.

Director of Engineering Responsibilities
Develops and monitors best practices for preventive and predictive maintenance, energy management, validation, commissioning and other operating systems and programs that support the company’s laboratory, manufacturing and administrative areas.
Provides managerial and technical leadership to insure current and future manufacturing operations, facilities and equipment meet or exceed applicable requirements.
Develops and maintains short and long-range facilities plans.
Provides technical leadership for acquisition and design of new equipment, facilities, facility modifications.
May serve as technical lead in areas of process and mechanical engineering.
Design of capital projects, cost-analysis, budgeting.
Prepares and manages department budget.

Director of Engineering Qualifications
Bachelors degree in Engineering or Life Sciences.
10 years in biotech/pharmaceutical engineering or combination of relevant education and experience.
Proven track record of success in leading and managing an Engineering, Facilities and Environment, Health and Safety organization.
Strong project management experience.
Demonstrated effectiveness in a hands-on, entrepreneurial, team-oriented environment.
Biopharmaceutical Industry experience preferred.
Proven track record of having delivered tangible results.
Ability to effectively communicate persuasively across the corporation.

Salary: Starting at 180k. (DOE)

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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