Company OverviewFortune 500 Company
Job DescriptionThis position is key to our Japan business. We are looking for a Engineering Director with strong experience in GMP manufacturing ＆ warehousing to oversee the technical aspects of our manufacturing filling ＆ assembly line at our Kanto site.
Report line: APAC Vice President of Engineering
Summary of Responsibilities:
－ Ensure that the filling, assembly, and warehouse Workstream engineering technical solution for the Sakura project being planned and executed delivers the aligned to operating strategy and success criteria.
－ Ensure the technical correctness of the scope in their area of responsibility, and integration with the remaining workstreams.
－ Ensure that the Best Value technical solution is being planned and executed.
－ Serve as a Single Point of Contact to other project work streams.
－ Own Technical Success for the technical execution of the project with the Project － Manager owning success for Schedule, cost and cash.
－Deliver the technical scope within Cost, Schedule, Environmental, Safety and Quality as defined in the Project Charter.
－ Integrate Filling, Assembly and Warehouse Workstream scope with compounding and facilities work streams.
－ Ensure filling and assembly, and Warehouse technical readiness to deliver desired project success.
－ Develop and track the technical learning plan with culture of smart risk taking.
－ Manage the scope of technical work with the Engineering firms/Engineering Excellence.
－ Manage scope and deliver intent as defined in the Project Charter for their area of responsibility.
－ Create the scope summary document in definition and keep it updated throughout execution
－ Lead follow－ups and drive decisions in their area of responsibility
－ Lead technical reviews, to ensure technical correctness, alignment with operating strategy, etc.
－ Manages the project budget and capital cost within their engineering area of responsibility.
－ Work with cost engineering to implement a cost break down structure to track cost
－ Play an active role and ensure accuracy in monthly cost trending and cost predictions by supplying data in a timely manner to the cost engineer
－ Participate in weekly multi－function team meeting and also monthly reviews of the cost trending and predictions
－ Continuously seek for better ways to lower cost and reduce schedule on the project
－ Analyze and challenge cost proposals by contractors and vendors
－ Champion the Change management systems to manage scope changes that impact cost and schedule.
－ Responsible for working with the design engineering firms’ resources to develop and deliver the schedule activities.
－ Take corrective actions to deliver schedule commitments
－ Recruit the filling and assembly engineers, automation engineer, and Warehouse engineer, reporting into this role.
－ Follow the established processes to ensure effective communications within the team, management and other customers of the project.
－ Follow all established procedures and systems to manage Cost, Schedule, Scope, Safety and Quality.
－ Enable sub team leaders to deliver the desired result by providing the necessary coaching and eliminate the barriers.
－ 15＋ years technical experience in GMP approved Filling ＆ Assembly lines and Warehouse Operations engineering （preferably liquid products within Pharma, Food ＆ Beverage, Cosmetics, Health Supplements）.
－ Experienced in designing, constructing, and starting up of Filling Assembly ＆ Warehouse operations.
－ Experienced in starting up a new organization （<300 members preferred） and leading a team of engineers ＆ engineering firms in a global roles in a matrix organization to design, build and start a green field or brown field site with large capital scope （more than US＄ 100 Mil）.
－ Expertise in factory of future requirements, both in defining and delivering those requirements.
－ Well versed in manufacturing and supply chain operations.
－ Languages; English, Japanese is a plus