PURPOSE OF JOB:
The Senior Director, Facilities oversee facilities for the broader company, ensuring appropriate, safe, cost-effective facilities are in place. Responsibilities include all the functions of Site Services, Building Systems, Utilities, Maintenance of Facilities, and Energy Management, Capital Projects, Facilities Master Planning and Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) for operations at Intersect ENT. This facilities leader must ensure adherence to quality standards and regulations including but not limited to maintaining validated and certified clean rooms, critical utilities systems, and environmental and safety compliance. The Sr Director, Facilities will develop and manage a
budget and coordinate space allocations and staff movement ensuring a process that includes buy-in and related communication.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Oversee facilities for the broader company, ensuring appropriate, safe, cost-effective facilities are in place.
- Ensure the development of long-term facilities plans with input from senior leadership and business functions to ensure business needs are met at the right time. Develop intermediate plans as well to ensure smooth transitions as the organization grows and it’s needs change.
- This role will develop options for company growth including nominal, best and worst-case scenarios; assessment of location options; specifying requirements; and developing plans for communication across the organization.
- Ensure facilities are appropriate, sound, maintained and secure and that work spaces promote effectively running the business.
- Develop short- and long-term budgets and resource requirements to meet current and future business needs.
- Manage resources and execute within financial plans, while anticipating and adapting to changing market and business conditions so as to meet the company’s profitability targets
- Develop robust capital planning and project execution processes and procedures to ensure department delivery to objectives in support of company strategy
- Develop relationships with key departmental contacts and maintain information flow throughout the company on facility plans and issues.
- Develop request for proposals and make recommendations for working with contractors based on cost, timely completion of projects and quality.
- Coordinate space allocations and staff movement ensuring a process that includes buy-in and related communication.
- Ensure the facility complies with OSHA, Air Quality, and local regulations related to building, waste and work environment.
- Supervise and direct contract personnel or outside vendors in the performance of contracted services.
- Formulate facility growth models; short- and long-term.
- Coordinate projects to modify, improve, or enlarge the facility and/or support systems.
- Procure contractor services as needed to fulfill capital projects requirements.
- Identify, contract and oversee consultants for projects and planning.
- Develop long-term plans to support company growth.
- Modify facility and space-related plans to address changes in growth assumptions.
- Formulate strategies to address nominal, best and worst-case scenarios.
- Communicate facility space status, proposed projects, impact and timing across the organization.
- Partner with facility maintenance, HR, quality and manufacturing in the timely execution of capital projects while adhering to regulatory requirements.
- Ensure that the company is in compliance with the latest EHS-related regulations.
- Manage the EHS resources within Intersect ENT.
- Bachelor’s degree in related discipline or equivalent experience.
- Requires a minimum of 10 years’ experience in facility planning, capital projects, engineering, or a combination with demonstrated strategic planning
- Requires a minimum of 5 years in a leadership capacity.
- Related experience in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry a plus including experience with chemical waste handling.
- Knowledge of and experience with local, state, federal regulations for office, laboratory and manufacturing facilities.
- Knowledge of utility systems, particularly clean room HVAC,
nitrogen, humidity control and compressed air systems.
- Good interpersonal skills, demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move
objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Visual, Acuity, and Working Conditions:
The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal;
extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.
The worker is subject to inside environmental conditions: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.