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Director of Engineering

Company: Germfree
Location: Ormond Beach
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Director of Engineering
"Germfree Laboratories is dedicated to growing its world class culture, by serving our team of experts in an environment built around our core values"
You'll be part of the team of leading experts in the Life Sciences environments who pride themselves on core values of grit, integrity, ownership, and innovation. Engineering develops innovative solutions that make an impact out in the real world. You will lead a team of technical experts to engineer solutions for mobile and modular laboratories and equipment in the Biopharma, Biocontainment and Pharmacy industries. Apply technical and leadership skills to create expert environments that can be deployed around the globe. - Support internal and external customers throughout project and product life cycles to meet time, cost, and performance targets.
Germfree's Mission: Creating Environments that Serve Life Science Innovation and Advance Global Health

  • Lead the engineering team in the design and development of new products, ensuring they meet customer needs and industry standards.
  • Develop and implement engineering strategies, policies, and practices to improve product quality, reduce costs, and increase production efficiency.
  • Lead the research and development of new technologies and materials that can be used to enhance product functionality and quality.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including sales, marketing, finance, supply chain, service and manufacturing, to ensure product designs align with business goals and timelines.
  • Manage the engineering budget, ensuring resources are allocated effectively to meet project timelines and milestones.
  • Monitor and maintain the appropriate resource balance including talent development and succession planning to support the company's growth objectives.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including customers, suppliers, and regulatory agencies, to stay abreast of industry trends and regulations.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulatory standards and guidelines.
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to the engineering team, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement.

    IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE Director of Engineering:

    • Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate a team of engineering managers, engineers and engineering technicians.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
    • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to identify issues, analyze data, and develop solutions that address complex technical challenges.
    • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
    • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively in a team environment, with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn and adapt to changing priorities.
    • Strong business acumen, with the ability to understand the commercial impact of engineering decisions and strategies.
    • Exceptional attention to detail, with a focus on producing high-quality work that meets or exceeds customer expectations.
    • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, with the ability to think creatively and strategically to solve complex technical problems and improve processes.


      • Minimum of 10 years of experience in engineering leadership roles in the design and build manufacturing industry.
      • Experience in the life sciences industry, particularly in biosafety/biocontainment laboratory equipment, mobile laboratories, or modular laboratories, is highly desirable.
      • Strong technical knowledge and experience in tools / principles related to product design, development, and manufacturing.
      • Proven track record of delivering products on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards.
      • Demonstrated success in applying Lean principles in an engineering environment.


        • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field; Master's degree preferred.
        • Professional Engineering License

          Germfree's Vision: Germfree's focused research and development process delivers exceptional, reliable products and services. We provide a work environment that -inspires our expert team to produce innovative solutions meeting our clients' critical requirements.
          Reports to: Chief Operating Officer
          Work Schedule: Full time, in an office environment
          We want to make sure that you can expect excellence from us, so we provide the best work environment possible to allow you to love what you do. We will give you everything you need to succeed and will also motivate you to push yourself in new and positive ways. Whether this is meeting new people, working on projects you are passionate about, or innovating a process - we will help make it happen. A super hardcore work ethic, talent for building things, common sense & trustworthiness are required. At Germfree, you will get out exactly what you put in, and we know you can excel with us.

Keywords: Germfree, Palm Coast , Director of Engineering, Engineering , Ormond Beach, Florida

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