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Danaher Corporation Director of Facilities & Engineering in Logan, Utah

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

What you’ll doThe Director, Facilities and Engineering is responsible for managing the Facility and Engineering operations as well as several site support functions at the Logan manufacturing site. You will be responsible for ensuring all facilities, utilities, and equipment are designed and maintained to consistently deliver optimal performance and reliability to site operations.As a member of the site leadership team, reporting to the Plant Leader, you will work with key business functions at the site and at corporate to define and drive the business strategy for the future of the site. You will lead a team consisting of several departments including Facilities Maintenance, Process Maintenance, Automation, and both Manufacturing and Validation Engineering.You will ensure a safe, stimulating, and socially responsible working environment that meets industry best practices for overall employee experience as well as responsible for developing a high performing team.This role supports both manufacturing and non-manufacturing buildings on site.Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop and manage a maintenance and engineering strategy that enables the site to meet and exceed short- and long-term operational goals.

  • Lead a culture of innovation and continuous improvement within the team and the site.

  • Oversee and lead site maintenance, engineering, security, and facilities operations which include; janitorial, landscaping, cafeteria services, space planning, and project management.

  • Develop and manage a robust asset management program for the site’s infrastructure and assets.

  • Planning and design for site building expansion and remodeling activities, lab builds and upgrades, capacity planning, space planning, engineering projects, building code compliance, asset management, maintenance and reliability programs, capital projects, and site strategic planning.

  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) regarding asset management, reliability, building infrastructure, energy management, and environmental sustainability systems.

  • Manage office and manufacturing space allocation and layouts at the site.

  • Implement strategies to optimize cost and service levels related to utilities, plant maintenance, grounds management, janitorial, vendor management, expense management, and infrastructure project management.

  • Develop and execute facilities and environmental sustainability strategies for the site.

  • Oversee and maintain a strong relationship with the site’s key business partners and stakeholders to ensure goals are met and ensure a high level of internal and external customer satisfaction

  • Actively support EHS initiatives and ensure they tie into facilities and engineering initiatives.

  • Develop site-wide training and communication plans regarding facilities and engineering activities.

  • Support integration of engineering, facility management, EHS, and strategic sourcing through special projects as assigned.

  • Manage facilities capital projects and ensure facilities requirements are considered and integrated into new product development through phase gating and process transfer project plans.

Quality Specific Goals

  • Aware of and comply with the Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position.

  • Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines.

  • Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required.

  • Knowledge and understanding of production process, work instructions, documentation configuration control, non-conforming and rework documentation requirements and operates within them to ensure that the product conforms to its specification.

  • Ensures the creation of accurate, complete and timely records.

  • Aware of and comply with Stop Order, Concessions, ESD, Calibration, Preventative Maintenance, Material Identification & Segregation, and Good Documentation Practices, as associated with this job type/position

Who you areYou are a proven leader with appropriate background who will drive our site’s engineering and facilities operations to draw on synergies and overall improvement.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related degree (e.g., Engineering, Facilities Management, Business) from an accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience.

  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience working within a regulated manufacturing facility as a part of a professional facilities, engineering, or operations department.

  • At least 10 of those years as experience in a leadership role for a facilities, maintenance, or engineering department within a manufacturing facility.

  • Expert level knowledge and experience in asset management and reliability engineering.

  • Strong leadership, analytical, organizational, and project management skills.

  • Proven experience leading large capital projects.

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)

Desired Characteristics

  • MBA or an advanced degree in Facilities Management, Engineering or Project Management.

  • Member of an industry recognized organization such as Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP), International Facility Management Association (IFMA), International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE).

  • Professional Certification; Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Project Management Professional (PMP), Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP), Certified Facility Manager (CFM), Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) or Certified Reliability Leader (CRL).

  • Proven ability to establish and manage relationships at all levels of the organization; including the most senior levels.

  • Experience analyzing/reviewing sophisticated financial models and cost/benefit analysis with strong cost and risk management skills.

  • Excellent problem solver with a proven ability to generate innovative solutions to complex issues.

  • Experience leading a large team with a history of successfully coaching and developing direct reports.

  • Excellent people leadership and change leadership skills.

  • Experience in transformational leadership.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out!

Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 202-419-7762 or e-mail applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be vaccinated against COVID–19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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