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Contract Facilities Engineer

Newark Metro Area, NJ

Posted: 10/18/2018 Job Type: Scientific Job Number: JN -102018-22848
Essential Functions:

Initiates, manages and leads cross-functional/cross-site construction projects of medium to large scope and complexity at NJ sites.
Develops project scope of work with assistance from the customer, architect and engineers
Assists with developing bid documents/RFQs for A/E and contractor scope of work
Develops capital acquisition requisition documentation as required.
Prepares purchase requisitions for project work and tracks them through final payment. Tracks and monitors project spending against capital budget.
Ensures project timeline is met, anticipates next steps, and coordinates with impacted groups, as required
Facilitates project meetings, directs engineering firms and consultants, provides field supervision and equipment inspection.
Performs technical analysis / assessment of new and proposed technologies to balance performance, cost and maintainability.
Monitors project for quality control and safety issues.
Reviews all project documentation for compliance to Celgene standards. Prepares all project closeout documentation.
Provides expert knowledge and direction as Engineering site representative during interactions with all cross functional groups, as required.
Participates in the forecasting of project and capital budgets.

Provides Engineering technical support and leadership to Corporate Services and their customers.
Identifies problems, leads troubleshooting and provides solutions for site infrastructure systems.
Supports corporate sustainability programs and initiatives through assistance with training and events. Incorporates energy saving and LEED initiatives into projects, when feasible.

Supports site asset management and preventive maintenance programs
Provides start up and commissioning documentation for all new equipment associated with projects
Assists with creating new asset history information
Initiates, guides and reviews the development and revision of required preventive maintenance procedures, work instructions and guidance documents for new equipment and processes.

Promotes and provides excellent customer service and support.
Regularly reviews, prioritizes, coordinates and promptly responds to customer project and support requests.
Provides expert technical support and guidance on facilities/project-related issues and provides key decisions and recommendations to senior management on courses of action, as required.
Maintains a positive relationship with all the members of the Engineering department and site customers while promoting a positive team environment.

Promotes and maintains compliance with corporate, safety and regulatory policies.
Maintains all required Corporate, Facilities and EHS training as required
Champions adherence to and improvement of all safety procedures and hazard communication

Required Competencies-Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Strong understanding of building system design and construction in areas such as life-safety, lighting, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing
Significant knowledge of architectural design and construction
Strong working knowledge of building codes, NEC, NFPA, OSHA and other basic safety training.
Strong knowledge of FDA / cGXP requirements impacting Facilities systems, equipment and instrumentation within the pharmaceutical industry.
Knowledge of critical utility systems such as HVAC, plant steam, compressed air, vacuum, RO/DI water, compressed gas and emergency power systems
Strong knowledge and experience with the operation of pharmaceutical laboratory, facilities and manufacturing systems
Experience at coordinating outside contractors and managing resources in support of system and equipment upgrade, installation, start-up and commissioning
Ability to interact effectively with laboratory, QA, and Facilities groups as well as senior management
Maintains a high level of multi-tasking ability in conjunction with proven organizational skills. Strong ability to organize assigned tasks in a high paced environment and concurrently monitor tasks / assignments with others that may impact timely completion. Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and activities simultaneously
Strong written and verbal communication skills along with excellent presentation skills. Proficient at writing well-formulated emails and reports. Ability to follow oral and written instructions, read and interpret engineering manuals/drawings relevant to the trade or assigned task. Ability to effectively communicate with employees, contractors and vendors. Strong experience with technical writing and document development / generation
Exceptional leadership skills that encourages empowerment and ownership within the team and organization. Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor junior engineers as well as delegate tasks and responsibilities
Ability to work independently with no supervision
Intermediate estimating, budgeting and financial tracking skill
Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite Word, Excel and Outlook, and the innate ability to learn new software as required.

Technical / Professional Knowledge
Problem Solving / Troubleshooting
Project Management
Decision Making
Action Oriented
Team Player / Building Relationships
Active Listener
Strategic Thinking

Education & Experience:
BS degree in Engineering or closely related field or equivalent work
Minimum 10 years of experience in project engineering management on a commercial or industrial site. Prefer 5 years experience on an FDA regulated site.

Working Conditions:
Physical / Mental Demands:
Ability to sit, stand, walk and move within workspace for extended periods
Ability to perform repetitive tasks including hand to finger manipulations, grasping, pushing and pulling
Minimal travel in North America

Environmental Conditions:
Environment may include working in office or on construction site
Ability to work safely in an environment with hazardous, radioactive, and infectious materials and waste.
Ability to work safely in an environment with exposure to high temperature / pressure steam, and other fluids, compressed gasses, odors, various noise levels, moving parts, vibration, wet/slippery areas and high voltage energy supplies
Ability to work safely when working alone, or working with others.
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