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Burns & McDonnell Process Engineering Section Manager - Life Sciences in Greenville, South Carolina

Description

The Section Manager is responsible for the managerial direction and leadership of the life sciences process engineering section and resources within a global practice or regional office. This includes supporting and executing business strategy, developing high performance teams, and promoting the Burns & McDonnell culture, values and mission. The Section Manager will lead the section in a dynamic and profitable manner based on Burns & McDonnell's core values of client satisfaction, commitment, dedication, integrity, safety and overall outstanding service.The Section Manager will support development of staff and assign staff to multiple projects in the following sectors; life sciences (pharmaceuticals, biotech, medical devices), general manufacturing, and laboratories.

  • Provide leadership to the team; direct and coordinate work assignments and review performance to ensure the efficient, cost-effective utilization of process engineering staff.

  • Responsible for profitable growth of the section; ensuring staff levels, staff loading, and staff assignments meet project requirements while maintaining billable goals.

  • Implement, apply and support company, global practice and/or regional office programs and initiatives; successfully navigating and managing change within the section.

  • Provide expert level technical, design guidance and support for the life sciences process engineering discipline.

  • Achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance.

  • Manage department budget and expenditure of funds.

  • Prepare and present work load and monthly financial reports to global practice or regional management and applicable project managers.

  • Recruitment, development, training and retention of staff.

  • Responsible for conducting performance evaluation for department staff.

  • Provide leadership, guidance, and instruction to the department.

  • Responsible for interpreting policies, purposes and goals of the organization to staff.

  • Responsible for collaborating with business development managers, business line leads, project managers, and proposal production staff on proposals to secure work for staff.

  • Responsible for overall QA/QC process adherence for process engineering deliverables.

  • Ensure compliance with company and site safety policies.

  • Responsible for diversity initiatives.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree Chemical Engineering.

  • Minimum 5 years related professional experience in design and/or project management.

  • Experience on previous EPC Life Sciences projects preferred.

  • Significant experience and understanding of life science processes and markets.

  • Previous leadership and/or management experience is preferable.

  • Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to clearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees, management, and clients.

  • Position requires the ability to thoughtfully and positively influence, lead, and manage change.

  • Must possess strong project management skills and a strategic perspective.

  • PE Registration preferred

  • Must be expert in the use of computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

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Job Engineering

Primary Location US-SC-Greenville

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 220622

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