AbbVie

Director, Plant Engineering

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, Illinois
Posted
May 03, 2021
Ref
2105459
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

About AbbVie
AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on TwitterFacebookInstagramYouTube and LinkedIn.

 

  • This position provides management and leadership for the AbbVie AP16 engineering and maintenance groups.
  • The organization executes a wide range of engineering disciplines including capital project, validation, and automation engineering, facility and production maintenance and housekeeping.
  • The department primarily supports packaging and drug product operations as well as the supporting site utility infrastructure.
  • This position acts as owner of the site capital long range plan and is responsible for development, coordination, and execution. Key aspects include aligning projects and stakeholders across the organization to most effectively address plant needs and new product introductions.
  • This individual must establish and maintain active and appropriate communications with key management to achieve their project needs. Projects must be coordinated so that they are integrated with existing production and utility operations to eliminate or minimize interference with these operations and to ensure adherence to Abbvie Standards and Specifications.
  • A high degree of coordination with the site leadership and Abbvie corporate representatives is required to ensure proper manning of their projects.
  • This role owns the site maintenance excellence program ensuring assets are maintained and available in accordance with AbbVie Engineering Standards.
  • This role is a key member of the site leadership team and is responsible for supporting cultural initiatives as assigned.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical, mechanical, electrical engineering is required to provide technical expertise. Project management and project accounting experience is necessary to understand overall project planning and execution and financial aspects of executing large capital projects.
  • 10 + years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience with supporting biologics production preferred.
  • 8 years Project Management experience required.
  • 4 - 6 years Supervisory / Management experience with budget responsibility.
  • Knowledge of Abbvie Engineering standards
  • Demonstrated leadership and team building skills
  • Strong problem solving abilities
  • Proven track record of managing projects through to completion
  • Excellent Communication Skills with all layers of management

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel
No
Job Type
Experienced
Schedule
Full-time
Job Level Code
D
Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.