Shire Sr Principal Design Engineer in Westlake Village, California

  • Leads / supports the development pre-conceptual designs used as key information in network efficiency evaluations. (25%)

  • Leads / supports with moderate supervision small to mid-size project designs. Design includes conceptual, basic, detail designs. Ensures all day to day design work meets business objectives through the following:(50%)

  • Adhering to the engineering business procedures

  • Interfaces with the design disciplines through the several phases of the design. This includes overseeing schedules, resources, cost reports, and change control.

  • Accountable for all deliverables including schedule milestones, financial performance, and quality of scope according to the assigned projects.

  • Setting design direction to design firm counterparts in the assigned design development phases.

  • Incorporating new technical solutions and technologies in the project designs to ensure cGMP and EHS compliance.

  • Providing support to all phases of the project, including construction, commissioning qualification, and ramp-up for the area of responsibility.

  • Developing solutions to complex technical problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.

  • Leads / supports design reviews as part of the phase gate process. (20%)

  • Mentor and coach junior engineers (Level dependent) (5%)

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