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Sr. Director of Engineering and Maintenance
Director of Engineering

Job Title: Sr. Director of Engineering and Maintenance

Location: Lexington, Massachusetts

Industry: Pharmaceutical & Biotech

Job Description:

  • The Site Engineering Leader will lead and manage the engineering operations for manufacturing operations at MA Bio sites.

  • Provides holistic engineering and maintenance support to the sites and sustainably achieve capacity plans and fulfillment targets

  • Maintains equipment and facilities, performs facilities management including operations of utilities and critical systems, provides engineering technical support, and capital planning and execution.

  •  The position will report directly to the MA Bio Site Lead and serve as a standing member of the MA Bio Site Leadership Team, which helps set strategic direction for the site engineering organization and is accountable for operating results

  • In addition, the position serves as a member of the Biologics OpU Engineering Network level Leadership Team working very closely with the Global Engineering Leader of the Bio OpU.

  • As a key decision maker on the site leadership team, the Head of Site Engineering will lead and drive the Engineering function supporting the operational requirements of commercial and clinical bulk drug substance manufacturing at the MA Bio (Lexington & Alewife) Campuses.

  • The scope of the function will consist of:

  • Maintenance, Utilities, and Calibration

  • Process Engineering

  • Plant Engineering and Utilities

  • Automation Engineering

  • Site Capital Engineering Projects

  • Engineering Programs, Business, and Operational Support Services

  • Facilities and Site Services supporting the entire campus including oversight of 3rd party providers.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and fifteen plus (15+) years of experience in an engineering and/or facilities function within a biotech/pharmaceutical operations/ manufacturing environment

  • Demonstrated experience in bioprocess engineering and expert knowledge of systems/equipment/facilities/automation is required.

  • Twelve (12+) plus years of experience in management of engineering personnel and proven skills for the management of managers is preferred.

  • Excellent communication, technical, organizational, leadership, and mentoring skills are required.

  • Must be a team player prepared to lead, work in, and embrace a team-based culture.


We are in the people business; treating people right is our ONLY priority. Theoris Services consultants are full-time employees with full benefits, including:

  • Robust Health Insurance

  • 401(k) plan

  • PTO accrual

  • Paid holidays

  • Excellent cash-based referral program

About Theoris:

Our goal is to Fuel Your Career! As a Theoris team member, you join a culture based on people-centered values and an environment that fosters both personal and professional growth. We build long-term relationships with our clients and our consultants. With over 30 years of building strong relationships in the industry, we’re uniquely positioned to make the right connections. This knowledge is used to find the right job placement. Our recruiting teams are experts dedicated to the information technology and engineering staffing space and are highly respec The Head of Engineering will ensure the operation, maintenance, and utilities for all equipment, and utility systems used to support manufacturing operations.




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