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Sr. Director
Facilities & Engineering
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Dorchester, Boston, MA, USA
Experience Level
  • Strong leadership and team facilitation skills
  • Fiscally responsible and skilled at developing and maintaining budgets and delivering Projects on-time and on-budget
  • Strong knowledge of Engineering best practices, across trades, in the Pharmaceutical industry
  • Skilled in reading and interpreting plans and specifications and able to compare them with project requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to build effective internal and external working relationships
  • Commitment to provide superior customer service to all customers
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact and work with staff at all levels
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong conflict management skills
  • Independent problem solver and decision-maker
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical skills
  • Intermediate-level user of MS Office, Autodesk CAD/Revit and other BIM platforms
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects
  • Oversee Engineering Support for capital projects to upgrade or expand facilities and equipment. Ensure proper planning, budgeting, design, execution, and documentation
  • Oversee Technical/facilities side of compliance of global sites relative to applicable US and International regulatory agencies including OSHA, FDA, and EMA
  • Oversee GEP activities including engineering document management
  • Take lead in development of Standard Engineering Specifications and Basis of Design for building projects
  • Provide site alignment on the prioritization and justification of system capital projects to best meet the needs of the Company
  • Assess gaps in Facilities and Engineering processes and procedures and develops a plan to drive improvements
  • Construct draft-budgets, manage approved budgets, oversee hiring activities and approve all work-related travel for the Department
  • Assess project plans and timelines and assign and manage staff effectively to ensure all projects are appropriately prioritized and key goals are met on time
  • Balance degrees of innovative exploration with pursuit of project objectives, and coordinate acquisition of new capabilities, as appropriate
  • Assess and develop the skills, competencies, and resources available within the Engineering and Facilities Teams to ensure delivery of corporate goals and objectives
  • Effectively work with cross department team leaders to achieve project and corporate goals
  • And objectives
  • Ensure that the staff have development/ training plans and make progress relative to their plans
  • Counsel and advise senior management on status of global Infrastructure Engineering strategies, tactics, policies, procedures and practices as required
Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Engineering
  • Project and construction management experience in a pharmaceutical/biotech, lab environment
  • Minimum 15 year's experience in facilities design/operations and real estate management, including experience with corporate headquarters, support facilities and managing multiple world-wide locations
  • Minimum 10 years personnel management experience
Ginkgo Bioworks

501-1,000 employees

Biological engineering products developer
Company Overview
Ginkgo Bioworks’ mission is to make biology easier to engineer. The company designs custom microorganisms for customers across multiple industries.
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Comprehensive health and parental leave benefits
  • Flexible work options
  • Commuter benefits
  • State-of-the-art labs, work spaces, and conference rooms
  • Competitive 401K contribution
Company Core Values
  • Fostering a diverse & inclusive environment
  • Promoting individual growth & career development
  • Encouraging creativity & innovation
  • Celebrating passion & drive
  • Keeping Ginkgo weird
  • Caring how our platform is used