Facility/ Project Engineer (FM Engineering Ops Manager)- Life
Indianapolis - Indiana - United States of America
This group provides facilities engineering, maintenance and
other facilities services that supports a pharmaceutical R&D
group. The Facility Engineer provides utilities engineering,
facilities engineering, project management, and customer equipment
support for Pharmaceutical Research & Development. This includes,
but is not limited to, managing large Project assets, shared
systems (including utilities and facilities), and customer
equipment assets. Position specifically supports Clinical Trials
(dry and parenteral), Formal Stability and Reference Standards,
parenteral and dry pilot plants, and various development
laboratories. Portions of these facilities fall under cGMP
requirements, and this position will support critical facilities
and systems specifically associated with cGMP operations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Customers are dependent upon this group to maintain and improve
the utilities, facilities, and equipment in order to effectively
meet their requirements. These requirements include regulatory
compliance, good safety practices, effective utility of assets, and
effective use of funds.
- Facilities and utilities regulatory compliance (FUME) is
critical for effective operation of Product Development facilities.
The Facility Engineer gains and effectively uses an understanding
of both the regulatory requirements and customer operations,
including, but not limited to, local and federal regulatory
- The Facility Engineer is responsible for managing budgets for
utility and facility improvement projects. Responsibilities include
estimating, engineering, developing scope, and facilitating
- The Facility Engineer communicates effectively and
professionally in both written and verbal communications with
internal customers, vendors, and contractors. The Facility Engineer
interacts with all levels of management, crafts, and scientific
- The Facility Engineer proactively manages the existing asset
base, completes small projects for the customer, and represents the
customer on large projects. The Facility Engineer analyzes and
implements proactive maintenance to meet regulatory requirements
and economic feasibility.
- The Facility Engineer researches and implements new technology
for replacement of equipment and operations assets.
- The Facility Engineer interacts with the local process
engineering staff that supports PPD, including Clinical Trial
operations. The Facility Engineer also interacts with central
utilities and components of corporate engineering including the
Engineering Tech. Center, Global Facilities Delivery, and Security.
The Facility Engineer may also serve as a liaison to large capital
projects that impact PRD Buildings.
- The Facility Engineer may be the owner of various shared
systems throughout the building including non-GMP Condensate,
Chilled Water, Steam, Potable Water, Process Water, Hot Water,
Electrical, Vacuum, Dust Collection, Sanitary Sewer, Storm Sewer,
Fire Protection and General Infrastructure.
- The Facility Engineer may be the owner of pest control
including the yearly pest summary.
- Other responsibilities of the Facility Engineer include
supporting the identification and accomplishment of departmental
goals, and supporting the development and implementation of
PR&D quality system process.
- The Facility Engineer is responsible for approving failed PMs,
drawing updates, change controls for systems under their
responsibility, and general work orders.
Provides formal supervision to individual employees within
single functional or operational area. Approves subordinate's
recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion,
advancement, corrective action and termination. Effectively
recommends same for direct reports to next level management for
review and approval. Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels
and utilization of labor, including overtime. Prepares and delivers
performance appraisal for staff. Mentors and coaches team members
to further develop competencies. Leads by example and models
behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university
OR associates degree in engineering/ technical focus and a minimum
of 1 years experience and/or training/ internship experience.
Knowledge and understanding of all applicable practices and
techniques, laws, project controls and environmental regulations to
include safety regulations.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex
business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most
sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and
articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and
persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients,
top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and
negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and
client groups to take desired action.
Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles.
Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and
prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the
preparation of reports.
Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of
options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and
quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic
solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales
environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes
recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, and
intranet/internet. Ability to use work order system.
Working knowledge and understanding of architectural, electrical
and mechanical systems. Understanding of leases, contracts and
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of
procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve
general results. Responsible for setting department deadlines.
Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers,
supervisor, department and/or line of business.
Responsible for personal safety and the safety of those who are
affected by your work. This includes but is not limited to:
Complete all required and assigned HSE training at a
Follow all activity policies and procedures, including all
HSE-related requirements at all times,
Participate in all HSE-related programs & activities as
required, including incident investigations, interviews, auditing
and assessment, etc.
- Report any conditions which you feel could result in an
accident or injury and / or stop work if required.
As a Manager:
- While adhering to all HSE requirements established for CBRE
employees, supervisors and managers are additionally required
a. Provide sufficient distraction-free time for employees to
complete all required HSE training & support the HSE training
b. Investigate and resolve (if possible) all reported unsafe
conditions / acts and communicate results back to the affected
c. Support "stop work" authority when it is exercised in good
d. Communicate any / all potential workplace hazards and