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Offer: Facilities Lead:RFT Group - Pharmaceutical Division.

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Facilities Lead

RFT Group - Pharmaceutical Division.

   » Meath
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   » Permanent full-time
   » Updated 14/02/2018
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Facilities Lead biologics plant

Facilities Lead
Our client is a fast growing highly profitable multinational biopharmaceutical company with an exciting pipeline of drugs, undergoing a major expansion of its biologics facility in Ireland

Job Description

The Integrated Facilities Lead will manage the Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) department and allocated resources for our new state-of-the-art- single use multi-product biotech facility in Ireland. This facility will manufacture enzyme replacement and antibody-located therapies.
Key responsibilities will include the standing-up and management of the IFM contract with a third-party service provider, management of non-GMP facilities and utilities, management of energy and sustaincapability programmes, vendor management and facilities EHS programmes. Hire and build team capabilities to affect future breakthrough business solutions. This is a key function at the plant within the Engineering organisation to help create value for our patients.
   » Provide strategic leadership abilities and oversight for IFM activities at the Biologics start-up facility to meet functional and site objectives.
   » Responsible for the IFM function, acting as the SME to manage the standing-up of the IFM systems at the site, management of black non-GMP utilities and facilities, establishing and operating the site permitting system, vendor management, developing standards and specifications, programme scheduling, managing customer relationships, co-ordination of IFM maintenance and shutdown activities, business continuity planning, record and data management, CQV support, conducting investigations, forward planning and competent in financial and budget management.
   » Scope of responsibility to include; site soft services, black utilities, facilities, GMP cleaning, site security, laundry services, help-desk, building management, fire systems, building maintenance, energy and sustaincapability, site permitting, electrical, gas, water and wastewater utilities, waste management, gas systems and refrigeration plant and lab services. The IFM model is flexible and other appropriate services maybe included in scope in due course.
   » The Facilities Lead will collaborate with Manufacturing, Facilities, Process Development, Automation, Quality Assurance, EHS, Global Engineering, Maintenance, Validations and Engineering teams in developing requirements and recommendations for system modifications, upgrades, retrofits and replacements.
   » Manage the facility projects and s facility programmes by following a systematic approach in conformity with financial and business requirements.
   » Accountable for the design, commissioning and delivery of facility projects.
   » Provide appropriate leadership abilities and structures to ensure plant facilities and equipment design, commissioning, qualification and validation is executed per requirements.
   » Develop and implement robust processes to drive an environment of right-first-time.
   » The Facilities Lead will utilise Operational Excellence tools and techniques in completing designs, implementing technical solutions and resolving complex problems.
   » Strengthening the overall maintenance leadership abilities and organisational capabilities in area of responsibility.
Person Spec
   » A minimum of a Bachelor's of Engineering degree or equivalent.
   » At least 8 years' practice in the biologics and/or pharmaceutical industry.
   » Proven people manager and leader capable of developing people and teams with at least 5 years of people management practice.
   » Proven capability around identifying and eliminating inefficiencies and implementing innovative technological solutions.
   » Proactive at keeping current with the latest technologies and maintenance practices.
   » Strong operations support background ensuring value added and effective maintenance contribution and oversight.
   » Must be a team player prepared to lead, work in and embrace an interdependent working culture.
   » A significant postgraduate qualification in Building Management, EHS, Facilities Engineering is desirable.
   » Operational Excellence/ Lean Six Sigma qualification or competency in leading, training and/or implementing root cause analysis and effective investigation practices.
   » Track record of effective facilities leadership abilities in a multi-national organisation.
   » A background of working in advanced automated manufacturing operations with integrated sophisticated processes.
Living our leadership abilities behaviour's is a basic expectation for all employees.

leadership abilities Behaviours
   » Be Positive
   » Be Accountable
   » Be Results Oriented
   » Be an Excellent Manager of Self and Others
   » Fosters a diverse workplace that enables team members to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organisational objectives.
   » Creates an entrepreneurial positive, performance driven environment through lean leadership abilities, robust expertise management, talent reviews and communication planning.
   » Provides direction, guidance and technical support to the Facilities team and to internal/external stakeholders to ensure excellence around collaboration and the creation of an interdependent operating culture.
   » capability to work in fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
   » Limited travel 5% required.
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   » +353 (0) 1 2302400


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