Staff, Facilities Engineer

Illumina Inc   •  

Madison, WI

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


5 - 7 years

Posted 34 days ago

Position Summary:

The purpose of this position is to Lead the Engineering Function of Global Facilities Management Services for the Madison Site. This position provides technical expertise and leadership to support the engineering and construction lifecycle of a regulated manufacturing facility and its associated utilities.


General Behaviors

  • High level of organization, detail-orientation, multi-tasking, and time management skills
  • High level of initiative, motivation, and reliability
  • Strong conflict management, negotiation, and problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal relationship building and coaching skills
  • Show courage & candor in tough decisions
  • Proactively navigate risk and balance decisions with business needs
  • Empowers team members in ownership of decisions, drives accountability
  • Effective communication with team members, other stakeholders and 3rd parties
  • Deeply understands external & internal customer needs and work to ensure expectations are being met
  • Able to collaborate and influence across geographies and functions
  • Able to manage time and perform within required deadlines, managing business priorities

Coaching and Mentoring Responsibilities

  • Develop team members by providing training (on and off the job), coaching and opportunities for further growth
  • Provide cross-functional team leadership by encouraging collaboration and communication between team members and stakeholders to solve complex problems

Specific Duties and Skills

  • Must understand and operate compliantly within company Quality Management System
  • Responsible to create and oversee both Capital and Operational budget and expense accounting for Facilities Engineering team
  • Provide PMO oversight on construction and equipment improvement projects
  • Lead site level PMO operations for local GFMS, and contribute to Regional PMO operations as required
  • Accountable for project management, schedule creation, resource management
  • Perform budgeting and cost-benefit analysis for purchases and projects typically ranging from $50,000 to $1,000,000+
  • Submit Capital Expense Requests to support PMO operations
  • Direct team members in carrying out PMO governance and project objectives
  • Own and improve site specific internal processes used for design, build, commissioning, validation and change control
  • Support the implementation of best practices as the business grows in scale
  • Oversee and participate in the creation of engineering specifications and designs
  • Accountable to compile and analyze data generated from equipment to support continuous improvement and environmental responsibility efforts
  • Oversee records change control for new equipment or facility design and modification
  • Support and improve internal processes to ensure Regulatory compliance is maintained
  • Daily operational support and other duties as needed or assigned

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, construction management or equivalent from accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience required in the corporate environment; pharmaceutical, medical or medical device experience industry is preferred
  • Experience in clean rooms, RODI, HVAC, building and environmental management systems used to support a regulated manufacturing environment
  • Experience with walk-in cold storage units which contain business-critical materials
  • Experience working cross-functionally to develop technical requirements
  • Experience with designing, engineering, building, commissioning, and validating facilities
  • FDA, ISO, and CLIA experience preferred