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In Fremont, CA, we are seeking an Engineering / Design Manager to coordinate and oversee our Mechanical, Electrical and Process Engineering Departments and manage projects.

The Engineering / Design Manager for our Fremont Area office will coordinate and oversee our Mechanical, Electrical and Process Engineering Departments and manage numerous projects in the Pharma \ Biotech, MedTech, Mission Critical and Healthcare sectors. The successful candidate will have suitable experience of working with multi-discipline Engineering\Design, Project Management and Construction Management teams.

You will require a minimum of 15 years’ experience in Engineering Design of medium to large capital projects from design through to construction and commissioning with an excellent record in Health & Safety.  A third level degree is preferably in a scientific or engineering field with an advanced qualification in Engineering Management a distinct advantage.  Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills are essential along with a good understanding \ experience of project controls and governance through the full project lifecycle.

The role will include:

Having an overview of each department to ensure:

  • Minimum unsold hours across the disciplines
  • Standardization of salaries, ISP costs, etc. and monitor cost base across disciplines
  • Design services are executed in compliance with PM Group’s QMS located on the Service Delivery Platforms [SDP].
  • Ensure Department Managers and Leads understand the principles of Project Management and Design Management frameworks
  • Each department has the required mix of knowledge, skill, experience and competence to deliver projects in the sectors noted above
  • PM Group H&S Policies and Procedures are fully implemented
  • Consistency in training, recruitment, etc.
  • Compliance with Construction Regulations and other relevant legislation
  • Compliance with PM Group HR policies and procedures
  • Compliance with PM Group Design Management Procedures
  • Compliance with PM Group Checking Procedures across Departments
  • Consistency of Engineering Design deliverables across projects 
  • Promote Technical Excellence through PM Group’s Technology Group and SME development and links with relevant third level academic institutions
  • Lead innovation to ensure PM Group remains to the fore in engineering design
  • Lead engineering developments to ensure full alignment with Group and SF Bay Area office strategy, i.e. MOE, Managed Services, execution of projects in other regions, etc.
  • Attend project design team and project review meetings as appropriate
  • Foster a clear understanding of the commercial aspects of project delivery (man-hours and capital cost)
  • Prepare manhour estimates and execution strategies for proposals and lead presentations to clients
  • Participate in commercial and risk reviews of projects, i.e. Bid No Bids, Corporate Risk Assessments, etc.
  • Interact and communicate with other Managers to ensure co-ordination of activities
  • Resource Management - work with Department Managers to allocate resources to meet project requirements, both in the offices and on our Managed Services sites and Construction sites as appropriate
  • Recruitment and development of personnel – ensure Department Managers undertake internal training, performance appraisals, mentoring, etc. for personnel based in the office and on sites
  • Input to proposals – write-ups, commercial reviews, develop execution strategies etc.
  • Carry out/chair technical project reviews
  • Input to PM Group’s use of 3D and Intelligent Engineering Systems
  • Input to and implementation of improvements in work practices across disciplines, e.g. LEAN Project Execution
  • Resolving key resource requirements/conflicts across projects
  • Input to quality initiatives affecting Engineering across the Group
  • Assists the Office Operations Manager
  • Reviews discipline performance on projects
  • Encourage WorkShare across offices
  • Develop business and customer relationships


What you will get:

  • Attractive remuneration, while working in a multi-disciplinary environment, in a vibrant expanding international company, with opportunities to work on both domestic and international projects across various sectors.



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Engineering / Design Manager - Fremont, CA - CA0054

Fremont, CA, USA

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