In this key role, the Project Manager of Engineering / Construction is responsible for ensuring that all project milestone requirements are delivered per agreed upon drawings and specifications while balancing cost, resources, and time commitments. They manage the construction and technical review of new, redevelopment, relocated, and remodeled BioLife Centers. All such construction related work is conducted by 3rd Party Vendors under contract to BioLife/Takeda and is assessed and managed by the this role.
Essential Functions Â· BioLife Center Management:
Manage, Monitor, Oversee, and Deliver the BioLife Center Construction process for new and redevelopment BioLife Centers.
Participate, Contribute, and Assist the team in the process of selection and development for new and redevelopment BioLife Centers.
Conduct reviews of detailed designs, drawings, and specifications.
Recommend, Evaluate, Assess and Facilitate opportunities for continuous improvement activities and ensure internal partners take ownership to maximize and drive business results.
Recommend, Evaluate, Assess and Facilitate proposed value engineering concepts in an effort to reduce project budget and schedule.
Responsible for producing all engineering management reports and providing on-going status of projects.
Maintain effective and on-going communications with all key stake holders.
Manage all project functions related to project management, project control, engineering management, procurement, construction management to exceed the project(s) goals.
Assure all designs align with global engineering standards.
Â· Capital Project Management:
Manage, Monitor, and Control the BioLife Capital Project budget within the parameters set by executive management. Support decisions regarding appropriate investment and optimal return on invested capital.
Â· Engineering Document Creation:
Develop engineering standard to support bid package and improved quality within the construction of our centers.
Other Duties as Assigned
Education & Experience Requirements
Essential: Bachelor's degree in Engineering and a minimum of five years of experience within a GMP environment. Prior experience in construction management, engineering, and/or operations is desirable. Basic architectural and facility construction and maintenance knowledge is essential. Must understand AIA formats/procedures for estimating, budgeting, cost analysis, change orders and project close-out. Must have experience with contracting procedures and contract negotiations with 3rd party suppliers and vendors. Proficient in using and deploying resources planning tools such as MS Outlook/Project/Word/Excel/PowerPoint Software/Adobe/Blue Beam, etc.
Desired: Operational excellence skills (i.e. Six Sigma certification and/or Lean) are a plus. Should have experience with commercial mechanical systems, boilers, building/system controls (PLC, BMS, etc.), and freezing systems down to -40C. Mechanical Engineering degree is preferred.
Key Skills and Competencies
Disciplined action and execution, ability to drive operational excellence, promote teamwork, and communicate effectively.
Ability to build strong relationships with strong technology application and analytical skills.
Working basic knowledge of applicable state/local laws and how those laws impact the facilities that are being supported.
Strong capability to engage, communicate and work effectively with individuals of varying job levels, geographic locations and dispositions.
Aptitude in using Risk Management for decision making and recommendation process.
Other Job Components
Â· Manage technical issues often considering financial impact balanced with risk management. Â· Support strategic and tactical decisions regarding investment options and risk management. Â· Provides clear direction on center development requirements to meet expectations of external/internal customers and business stakeholders Â· Drives implementation of projects based on business strategy, schedules, budgets, and financials Internal and External Contacts Â· Strong working knowledge of GMP/GDP requirements in a commercial setting and experience interacting with regulatory authorities and auditors. Â· Ability to interpret and analyze statistical data and financial reports, understand and resolve technical difficulties, interfaces with internal engineering/technical experts and external technical representatives, and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced manufacturing setting. Â· Strong interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to present technical and financial data to audiences with varying levels of expertise. Â· Demonstrates ability to manage activities of departments through a highly matrix organization or highly outsourced entities who exercise full supervision in terms of cost, methods, and employees. Previous people management experience; including hiring, performance management, goal setting and assessment, and developing employees. Â· Fully competent computer skills including Microsoft Office, Outlook, data management and reporting, project tracking and reporting, and documentation software systems. Â· Demonstrates ability to manage change, providing both strategic and tactical leadership and to foster an environment of continuous improvement. Â· Manages expectations and fulfills commitments to internal and external stake holders. Â· Accelerates performance by providing direction, empowerment, and support to maximize high impact results. Â· Travel up to 50% of the time, including vehicle commutes and plane flights with overnight stays.
USA - GA - Social Circle - Baxter PkwyBannockburn, IL
Internal Number: R0031310
About Biolife Plasma Services
Every day at BioLife, we feel good knowing that what we do helps improve the lives of patients with rare diseases. While you focus on our donors, we’ll support you. We offer a purpose you can believe in, a team you can count on, opportunities for career growth, and a comprehensive benefits program, all in a fast-paced, friendly environment.