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Director of Engineering in Lenoir, NC at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 12/3/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Currently seeking a Director of Engineering to oversee day to day operations.  Please contact Dave Hurt at or 252.455.0423

Education Requirements

This position requires the following minimum education: 

  • 4 year degree in Engineering or B.S Degree with 3+ years Management experience.

Work Experience Requirements

  • This person filling this position must have experience in defining processes and identifying process improvements. 
  • The candidate may also have experience with programs and/or methods to optimize reproducibility and reduce cycle time, manufacturing losses, and overall costs.
  • Experience managing engineering projects for renovation of existing pharmaceutical manufacturing areas and design / development of new facilities
  • Experience leading / managing capital investments in equipment and facilities driving projects from inception to validation and licensure
  • Experience managing a team of engineers and process experts to complete initiatives set forth by the company, prioritize projects and deliver results

Specific Job Requirements

  • Engagement in a cross functional team to measure, analyze, improve and control processes throughout the business.
  • Develop and Implement facilities expansions and modifications required to comply with regulatory requirements and support business growth.
  • Supports manufacturing with corrective and preventive actions and continuous improvement.
  • Implements new processes and products. 
  • Participates in overall product strategy, development, and manufacturing coordination for new and emerging products.
  • Active member of the change review boards to review and approve changes related to cGMP systems and facilities
  • Review and approve validation, user requirements, standard operating procedures and engineering documents.
  • Oversee work and provide guidance for the engineering projects team.
  • Oversee work completed by outside service firms and conduct submittal reviews from vendors, providing feedback to the involved parties and ensuring the companies objectives are met.
  • Manage outside vendors for contract work, including bid process, ensuring safety requirements, contract work, and creation of turn-over packages and commissioning documentation.
  • Prepare yearly estimates and prioritize projects in preparation and management of facilities capital investment budget.
  • Execute projects as defined in the Site Master Plan and contribute to the update and revision on a yearly basis
  • Manage Departmental operation budget
  • Manage Capital Projects
  • Develop Metrics and report to management on a monthly basis


EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.