Associate Director, Engineering
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Description - External
Envision working with energetic colleagues and inspirational leaders. Now, place yourself in that mix; leading discussions, asking the right questions and driving results.
Engineering Manager – Campbell, CA
WHAT YOUR NEW MANAGER WANTS YOU TO KNOW:
“We are looking for a technical professional to drive AbbVie’s engineering organization at our biologics site. An ideal candidate will have a hand’s on approach to provide customer service to operations and quality while raising the bar on our processes and performance. Experience in biotechnology and a focus on the manufacturing environment and leadership are key. Strong grasp of manufacturing equipment (bioreactors, UF/DF, single-use, CIP, SIP etc.), validation, process automation (SCADA, BMS systems etc.), GMP utility systems operation, maintenance and engineering project management are required along with a strong safety mindset. This position is expected to be a member of the site leadership team and contributing to multiple aspects of the business. If you want to be a positive influence and have a passion for driving results, then I would enjoy meeting with you to discuss this opportunity.”
*YOU ARE more than just a title, YOU ARE… accountable for the development and management of the engineering department. You are also expected to lead by example performing engineering tasks and being a SME and executing work as well as managing the team. Driving new programs such as documentation simplification, system knowledge improvement inherent in the pharmaceutical production activities at the site are key. This position’s efforts will be responsible for maintaining full compliance with GMP regulations as well as AbbVie EHS, energy, engineering standards and maintenance excellence program requirements to continually improve performance.
Excel as the engineering expert. Establish and implement site level standard operating procedures based on engineering requirements. You will create, promote, administer, and review engineering related programs. You will be responsible and accountable for ensuring that automation, process equipment, projects and GMP compliance are all performing at a high level.
Be the owner. You will be accountable for the effective resolution of events, nonconformances or operational issues related to process and automation equipment. You will work with the site teams in quality, facilities, and operations as well as across AbbVie’s global network. Identify ways to improve and optimize the existing equipment and processes for compliance, efficiency, and optimal performance.
Partner. Work outside formal boundaries to help drive overall site performance and culture in all areas, keeping engineering as the base focus.
Qualifications - External
ABBVIE LEADERSHIP SKILLS:
For this role, we’re looking for an engineering leader who is:
· Attention to Detail Focused
· Technical SME in equipment, projects and utility/facility systems
· Quality Focused
· Acts as an Owner
Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Job Level Code
Equal Employment Opportunity
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