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Senior Manager, Engineering & Design, Capital Projects

New Brunswick, New Jersey; United States
Engineering (Generalist)

Job Description

Requisition ID: 5390190523

Johnson & Johnson Engineering & Property Services, Engineering & Design Group is recruiting for a Senior Manager of Engineering & Design, Capital Projects, located in New Brunswick, NJ. Other US J&J locations will be considered.

You will be responsible for leading complex capital project related engineering and design activities in alignment with J&J business objectives and Engineering & Property Services (E&PS) Project Delivery Practices. This includes defining, identifying and securing appropriate tools, internal and external technical resources and coordinating the efforts of technical team members and third-party design firms or consultants to deliver projects according to plan. You will also participate in setting our regional operational strategies, work on completing business focused goals and objectives, and personal and team talent development to enable execution of activities within the Global and Regional E&D function. 

You will
•Work with JNJ Operating Company Teams and E&PS Project Managers to ensure Design elements of projects are correctly implemented by third party Architectural Engineering firms
•Prepare Request for Proposal (RFP) for Architect/Engineer (A/E) services and leads A/E interviews/selection and on-boarding process.
•Prepare and negotiate standard JNJ contract with AE Firms for design works.
•Lead the front-end design process including all aspects of design (Arch, Mech, Elec, Process, Automation, etc) working closely with operating company team.
•Assure that the Project Delivery Process (PDP) process is followed.
•Work with the E&D Director, Project Dir./Project Mgr. to lead the performance (cost, schedule, quality) of A/E firm and define correction action plans if necessary 
•Provide leadership and direct the design for projects. 
•Establish plans for personal talent development, diversification, and professional development
•Develop personal yearly regional goals and objectives that support the overall J&J E&PS goals.
•Execute short and long term tactical engineering plans and programs based on strategic departmental plans.

Throughout the project lifecycle, the E&D Lead will: 
•Assure use of Value Improving Practices (VIPs) such as Value Engineering and Constructability Reviews
•Assure the appropriate J&J standards, guidelines, and regulatory requirements (cGXP, EHS, …) are incorporated
•Coordinate/lead key design reviews with SMEs including other corporate or affiliate resources such as EHSS, Risk Management, WW Security, etc.
•Assure that the J&J Standard Design Platforms are deployed on all projects. Setup project specific training for internal and external SMEs.
•Assure projects meet the J&J Sustainability policy and drive the certification process.
•Ensure AE issues Monthly Reports. Review AE progress and identify action plans where required. Implement Earned Value tracking on larger projects.
•Lead effort to resolve key design conflicts in construction and commissioning phase with appropriate SMEs 
•Participate in the final close-out with the A/E firm including the Lessons Learned process. 

•BS in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical) is required. MS/MBA a plus. 
•A minimum of 15 years of experience is required.
•Proficiency in project and/or design management, including obtaining agreement on project definition and priorities, and ensuring that resources, capabilities and processes are in place to deliver the design efficiently and effectively is required.
•Experience working with Pharmaceutical, Consumer Products and/or Medical Device Manufacturing process equipment and systems, architectural finishes, clean/plant utilities and HVAC required.
•Prior experience working in a lead role at an AE Design Firm or directly leading AE Firms is preferred.
•Ability to develop appropriate metrics for engineering performance and sets up plans to provide continuous improvement required.
•Demonstrated history of collaboration across other functional areas to establish effective working relationships required.
•Expertise delivering complex projects/programs on schedule and budget working with project teams required.
•Certifications - Professional Engineer (PE) License preferred
•Ability to support 60% domestic travel is required.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-New Brunswick-
Other Locations
North America-United States
Johnson & Johnson International (6078)
Job Function
Engineering (Generalist)
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