Engineering Director

Engineering Director

AbbVie

Westport, Ireland

We are currently sourcing a hardworking Engineering Director to lead our committed, innovative engineering team in AbbVie, Westport, Co. Mayo in achieving global manufacturing excellence. Reporting to the Site Director, this position has been identified as a key talent development role that will be leveraged to identify future leaders for local and international career opportunities. You will be interfacing with the global engineering group and as part of the site senior leadership team, delivering on our key strategic initiatives, influencing site financial growth and business decisions.

You will be responsible for all Engineering aspects associated with an aseptic fill-finish production facility (covering Aseptic manufacture of Biologic, Eyecare and Implant Drug Products), be accountable for delivering high performing process and utility equipment, ensuring a best-in-class compliant facility to meet the stringent demands of modern Aseptic Fill-Finish processing and for providing Department leadership and direction in the areas of Process Engineering, Maintenance, Aseptic Engineering, Capital Project Engineering, Environmental Sustainability, Site Security, Business Continuity Planning, Automation and Business Technology.

Here is a snapshot of your responsibilities:

  • Delivery of the required Safety, Environmental, Quality and Financial performance of the Engineering Department;
  • Partnering with the Site Leadership Team, ensure that the Site meets its Safety, Environmental, Quality, Customer Service and Financial goals through the effective management of plant resources;
  • Lead high performing cross-functional and/or matrix teams, creating a positive employee engagement culture aligned to the AbbVie Way. Accelerate the development of key talent. Build relationships across the organization;
  • Ensure the safety of our employees through provision of a safe workplace and showing leadership in the ‘Zero, Believe It, Achieve It’ Cultural Safety initiative;
  • Ensure Qualification status of all Equipment is maintained;
  • Ensure optimum equipment design and set-up from an Aseptic perspective;
  • Ensure top-tier equipment reliability through the AbbVie Maintenance Excellence Program;
  • Deliver the approved Capital Investment plan, including all aspects of planning and execution. Ensure delivery of Engineering projects on time and within budget; Ensure alignment of Site Leadership Team on priority projects which deliver site and enterprise strategic imperatives;
  • Develop and implement projects to support the introduction of New Products;
  • Develop annual capital Long Range Plan (LRP) to support any investments required to maintain or increase capacity and capability;
  • Lead the Business Continuity Plan for the site;
  • Lead the Site Automation team, ensuring delivery of all objectives;
  • Be the point of contact for Business Technology Systems (BTS), ensuring a strong partnership to deliver on site objectives;
  • Lead Environmental Sustainability initiatives for the site including:
    • maintaining ISO 50001 Registration through strategic long range planning, project identification and execution, management of Energy Team, Quarterly Reviews, energy monitoring and analysis.
  • Developing and executing the site Environmental Sustainability Long Range Plan;
  • Lead the provision of Site Security services;
  • Ensure maintenance and upkeep of site buildings, internal and external;
  • Ensure contractor compliance with all relevant legislative and company requirements/procedures.

Qualifications

Still interested? for this role, you will have

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering (Masters an advantage);
  • 10+ years of Engineering and/ or Operations experience (Large Molecule, Small Molecule, Biologics, Parenteral, API, Drug Product, Finishing/Packaging);
  • Demonstrated leadership, coaching, and mentoring of diverse teams;
  • Excellence in cGMP and regulatory environments relating to the regulated healthcare industry, project management skills, including the ability to deliver projects on schedule, within budget, and meeting the predefined quality requirements.

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