Senior Facilities Project Manager

WL Gore Medical Products Division   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


5 - 7 years

Posted 37 days ago

Job Description

Gore is a technology-driven global company built on entrepreneurial innovation, integrity, and teamwork. Our diverse portfolio includes everything from high-performance fabrics and implantable medical devices to industrial manufacturing components and aerospace electronics. Through our product leadership, we've been changing lives and changing industries for more than 60 years. What can you change by joining Gore? Visit to find out. Job Description

At Gore, our global teams bring together extensive knowledge and collaborate closely to create and deliver products that solve complex problems and perform in the most demanding environments. Our corporate functions help ensure that the company is well-positioned for long-term success, with an environment where associates work together effectively and pursue the highest impact opportunities. We are looking for a dynamic Senior Facilities Project Manager to join our Enterprise Facility Services (EFS) team in Phoenix, Arizona. In this role, you will be responsible for providing project leadership and administration for concurrent projects within the Enterprise. The Senior Facilities Project Manager will partner with the businesses we support, and orchestrate the development of project goals, objectives, and criteria in a collaborative, teaming environment. This commitment will require the ability to plan at both the Strategic and Operational levels so facilities are designed, built, maintained and renovated to meet the ongoing business needs. The ideal candidate will:

  • Be passionate about creating exceptional associate experiences, in a digital world
  • Be energized by collaborating with cross-functional and cross-regional teams to bring value to our customers and our internal partners
  • Recognize the importance of building and maintaining strong interpersonal relationships

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating within our multi-disciplinary facilities functions to ensure sustainability of the workplace, building systems, and infrastructure
  • Interfacing with U.S. and global business teams to develop and implement new construction, major infrastructure, and renovation projects to meet specific business objectives through all stages of the project delivery process from concept through move-in
  • Facilitating the project delivery process with major emphasis on the up-front planning process including project scope, cost modeling, and estimating
  • Managing and effectively communicating the status of multiple projects while adhering to quality, timing, and budgetary considerations
  • Driving decisions in a non-hierarchical environment through influence and teamwork with key stakeholders.
  • Managing the efforts of architectural / engineering firms in developing design criteria and preparing detailed construction and bid documents
  • Implementing brand aligned workplace environments on behalf of the Enterprise
  • Promoting the use of superior / competitive technology in implementing the project process
  • Providing the appropriate level of engineered solution for small and large projects to meet the business objectives
  • Demonstrate knowledge of construction best practices and building relationships with local AHJ’s (Authorities Having Jurisdiction)
  • As a project owner, ensuring sustainable building documentation is updated and kept evergreen when affected by change
  • Directing external partners to deliver to these expectations including internal standards through initial contract language and by driving accountability during project commissioning/validation


Required Job Qualifications:

  • A BS/BA in Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, Facility Management or related discipline with a minimum of 5 years' experience in Facilities or Construction Management
    OR a minimum of 10 years' experience in Facilities or Construction Management
  • Experience at negotiation and administration of construction contracts and consultant agreements
  • Direct experience with facilities HVAC systems and construction methods and materials
  • Complete understanding of the design and construction process including programming, code analysis, schematic design, design development, estimating, contract documents, specifications, bidding, contracts, contract administration, construction, commissioning, and project turnover
  • Proven ability to plan and organize complex projects and develop detailed project scopes
  • Proficiency in financial analysis and estimating
  • Demonstrated aptitude toward facility design, construction and operations with an emphasis on design knowledge within the architectural and engineering fields
  • Highly developed communication, influencing, organizational, prioritization, and documentation skills
  • Self-directed individual with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to facilitate team problem solving activities
  • Ability to:
    • Travel up to 20%. This is primarily between Phoenix and Flagstaff facilities
    • Collaborate effectively with regional and global teams
    • Read design and construction drawings and understand codes, materials and methods involved in construction and renovation