$250K — $500K+*
IPS is hiring! We are actively seeking an experienced Director, Process Architect, to lead our growing California and West Coast projects as we increase our presence in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology market sector. This position will be based out of our Irvine, CA or San Francisco Bay Area, CA office, and has an immediate start.
The Director, Process Architect works independently on various projects as assigned by the Director of Process Architecture. He/she may oversee the entire design process or assist as a technical expert on a specialized design.
KEY ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assess the requirements of a project, break a project into tasks, and work with a Project Manager to determine scope of work, budget and staffing.
Write scope of work for architectural design based on preliminary review and meetings with the client.
Knowledge of applicable building codes. Work with code officials and other design professionals when an interpretation or exception to building codes is required.
Assign and review work of project design team. Check progress of work and alert Project Manager to change of scope or additional services.
Coordinate all aspects of project document completion within company and externally with clients and other design professionals. Proficient written and oral communications skills.
Prepare or review construction budgets based on experience and scope of project.
Promote use of and participate in development of company design and production standards.
Assist in the education and development of design staff and act as resource for design questions.
Special projects as assigned.
Qualifications & Requirements
REQUIRED EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS /WORK EXPERIENCE
15 + Years of Process Architecture Design experience within the Pharmaceutical industry working with (one or all) oral solid dosage (OSD), Aseptic or Biologics.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college, preferably in Architecture; registered architect and AIA certification is preferred.
GMP design experience.
Proven experience leading conceptual design efforts.
Must be proficient in the use of a computer for design and understand CAD operations (AutoCAD, Revit, etc.).
Must have the ability to interpret a building program and generate varied design concepts (knowledge of building and zoning codes).
Proven experience interacting and communicating directly with clients.
Active participation in industry organizations and related initiatives is strongly preferred (for example: speaking engagements, presenting at industry events and conferences, etc.).
Excellent time management skills and the ability to work on more than one project at a time.
CONTEXT AND ENVIRONMENT AND SAFETY
Travel based on the project location.
This position is a safety sensitive position. The employee is designated for field work and attends activities at client sites where they work in construction, process, packaging, manufacturing, research or other "non-administrative" areas.
Must exhibit an entrepreneurial spirit by consistently seeking new opportunities to add value to the organization. Must strive for excellence in all aspects of job performance.
Must approach their work enthusiastically with a contagious energy and drive that shows everyone they love what they do.
Must display creativity and innovation by continually working to improve solutions, tools, methods and service delivery system.
Must conduct oneself with an uncompromising commitment to the welfare of our clients and each other. Must act in an ethical, professional and respectful manner at all times.
Must exhibit the ability to build and sustain long term relationships of mutual value through teamwork.
Must be driven to succeed and committed to goal attainment.
Valid through: 11/27/2020