Senior Property Engineering Manager

Posted 05 Feb 2019

Bedford, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 187580


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 51,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your role: A Senior Property Engineering Manager position with primary responsibility for all property related activities throughout the Massachusetts Campus including sites in Burlington, Bedford, and Danvers. Properties include R&D, lab space, and mixed-use office. Leads a team that has responsibility for the daily building operations, scheduled maintenance, customer generated work orders, facilities, administration functions, and all soft service contracts including cleaning of the facility, cafeteria, and office services while providing a safe and comfortable environment. Develops budgets, controls costs, and coordinates staff activities. Leveraging organization skills, problem solving, and creative thinking to resolve escalated issues, drive continuous process improvement and team development in a dynamic environment. The position provides regular performance feedback, development and coaching to direct report. In addition, this position will be based in Bedford and have day to day responsibilities for property services responsibilities at the Bedford campus.

  • Achieve cost savings through maximizing utilization of suppliers and preferred vendors/contractors and by identifying additional efficiency opportunities, consistent with established goals.
  • Ensure surveys of all facilities based on an established grading program including the mechanical equipment, building shell, interior finishes, energy effectiveness, etc. and develop recommendations for improvements.
  • Help to develop and gain approval for the annual capital plan including infrastructure upgrades and building modifications to ensure the building’s future capabilities are maintained.
  • Ensure client satisfaction with Facility/Property Management by providing a seamless interface between all related groups; demonstrate leadership, responsiveness and creativity in delivering services
  • Develop and implement innovative programs, processes and projects that aim to reduce short- and long-term operating costs and increase productivity or longevity

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or equivalent with a minimum of 10+ years of experience in a Facilities/Property Management in the pharmaceutical and/or life science industry
  • Processes a strong knowledge of lab operations.
  • Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service.
  • Ability to read design and construction drawings and an understanding of principles, codes, materials and methods involved in construction or renovation. Ability to work with City/Town officials for planning purposes
  • Full understanding and support all EH&S programs.

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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