The Director of Engineering is responsible for the consistent and coordinated execution of engineering and architecture project deliverables within the Boston Projects Operation. The role is responsible for managing and coordinating the cross-discipline interaction of the Boston Projects discipline managers with a focus on developing talent and providing innovative and technical solutions. The majority of projects will be for the Life Sciences industry.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES ·
Coordinates with Central engineering to achieve a consistent group execution approach with respect to procedures, work instructions, guidelines and execution of deliverables. · Participating in hiring of lead engineers across all engineering departments. ·
Development and execution of Design and Department technical KPI's for all engineering disciplines. Supports operations for accurate forecasting and annual budget's for engineering disciplines to meet KPI's.
· Implementation of roll-out of new engineering software tools and associated training · Implementation and coordination with quality on roll-out of group systems and procedures, work instructions and associated training. ·
Supports Business development to meet our business needs such as technical sales, proposal preparation and client presentations. Participates in the development of norms in terms of deliverables and associated man hours.
· Coordinate with Project Management and Project controls to align engineering systems and procedures with project resourcing and project delivery including Lean Project Execution. ·
Develops, manages and coordinates Boston Projects Operation SME program. · Manages and coordinates Boston Projects operation technical training programme for engineering personnel. This includes engagement with HR on graduate training schemes, CPD, career planning and training budgeting.
· Oversee relevant regulatory compliance on projects within the Boston Projects Operation ·
Development and management of relevant technical standards and codes within the Boston Projects Operation to align with Group knowledge management system. Overseas the compliance of engineering deliverables to latest codes and standards. Maintains and budgets for relevant codes and standards to be available to engineers. ·
Participates and manages project design delivery technical quality compliance with the Boston Projects Operation by facilitating necessary design reviews and lessons learned sessions. Manages Lessons learned implementation. Coordinates with quality and facilitates internal technical quality audits and close-out of Corrective Actions for disciplines EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
· Bachelor’s degree within the Engineering or Architecture fields required · MBA preferred · 8+ years of experience in management · 10+ years working in an A&E firm · Professional Engineer license preferred · Previous Life Sciences project management experience a plus