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Head of Engineering

Discover International
North Carolina
Start date
23 Nov 2022
Closing date
23 Dec 2022

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Manufacturing, Engineering
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Senior Management
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Job Details

Strategic responsibility for overall Operations, maintenance, and reliability of asset portfolio, from existing production facilities through to current and planned CAPEX green / brownfield projects. With multiple direct reports across each stage of the asset life cycle stages, it is imperative to have a deep understanding of the pharmaceutical / biotech product and manufacturing industry.

Scope Of the Role:

  • Development of asset engineering team capability through embedment of a structured L&D program, coaching and mentoring Collaboration across multiple departments including manufacturing, research and development, regulatory and external design & engineering partners. HSE behavioral and cultural step change development, driving a 100% LTI goal through continuous improvement. Develop, execute, and support key initiatives on production performance with preventative and risk mitigation strategy  CAPEX & OPEX ownership across multi-site, multi geo locations ensuring safety, quality, service level improvement, cash flow and productivity are organizationally embedded. Develop technical competencies to upskill engineering, maintenance, and facilities teams in partnership with the organizational development HR team proponent.

Qualifications, Experience, Skills

  • Degree in Engineering Exceptional understanding of Asset Reliability in terms of Manufacturing context Experienced in Six Sigma, Lean Systems Concepts and Principles 5+ years of experience in managerial roles Financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting experience Ambassador for Lean, Six Sigma, Operations Excellence Exemplary written and verbal communication skills Strong organization and planning skills Expertise in manufacturing optimization


At Discover International there is a genuine sense of pride in what we do. We are incredibly motivated to offer an outstanding service to our customers, and are proud of our commitment to be the best in our field. We are inspired by the brilliant clients and candidates in life science that we partner with and continue to grow lasting relationships with.

We are proud of our global colleagues, of our team ethos, of our numerous high achievers. We are proud of the personal development and career opportunities we offer and we are extremely excited by the journey we are on together as a team.

Find Us
Brickell City Tower
80 SW 8th St
Fl 31330
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