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Mechanical Department Manager

Framingham, MA 01701

Posted: 01/10/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 519942 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


Position summary:

Customer is currently hiring a Mechanical Department Manager/Senior Engineer for our Boston (Framingham) Office. We are seeking a senior mechanical engineer with leadership capabilities and extensive experience in the Laboratory, and Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology engineering project delivery.

This is a crucial leadership role within the Boston Projects operation, reporting to the Head of MEP Engineering. This position will play a key role in helping in continue to provide our clients with successful outcomes. Candidates will be excited by the opportunity to help continue to refine its engineering presence in the life sciences market.


Key responsibilities:
        • Managing, hiring, and developing the mechanical design team
        • Execute site master planning, concept designs and preliminary engineering phases, and overseeing the detailed design phases.
        • Providing Technical Guidance and Solutions to the mechanical department, and clients
        • Mentoring and Training junior engineering staff
        • Assist in development of group systems, procedures, standards, and knowledge management
        • Prepare and participate in project proposals, man-hour estimating and client presentations
        • Participate in presentations at industry conferences and writing of papers in publications. Identify and research future industry trends. Keep on top of technology and industry developments
        • To develop, organise and control programmes to eliminate existing or potential mechanical /engineering problems and deliver plant improvements
        • Provide technical backup to the operations teams in resolving complex mechanical system problems


Skills & experience required:
        • BS in Mechanical Engineering
        • Professional Engineer (PE) required
        • 15+ years of relevant and successful experience in an environment with Laboratory, Biotechnology and pharmaceutical engineering facility design and construction
        • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
        • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills
        • Excellent analytic, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
        • Advanced time management and organisational skills
        • Leadership skills, managing people for project safety, quality, and delivery
        • Participate in project engineering coordination activities
        • Results and customer oriented, communication skills, listening and working in a team
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