Engineering Director

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

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Not Disclosed


Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Do you pride yourself on your integrity? We do what’s right for our employees, patients and partners so can you?
We are looking to appoint a new Engineering Director to provide direction, governance, and ownership of the Engineering team.
Oxford Biomedica’s Engineering team are responsible for all aspects of Plant, Mechanical, Electrical, and incoming utilities at our facilities.
Your responsibilities in this role would be:
  • Directing the Engineering team through the Engineering, Scheduling, and Compliance teams with integrity to deliver the Engineering function to internal and external customers.
  • Initiate, develop and deliver strategy to drive the Engineering department in line with business requirements.
  • Providing governance over the Engineering function, ensuring that all sites are aligned and operating simultaneously to the same standard and methods and activities are completed in line with statutory and regulatory guidelines.
  • Managing and developing the Opex and Capex budget.
  • Management & Development of Engineering Team Leads and other reports, through coaching mentoring and performance management.
  • Day to day Management of contract services onsite ensuring that areas aren’t compromised by ongoing repairs, projects, or shutdowns.
  • Continually identify continuous improvements across sites.
  • Interact and influence other departments to ensure that all goals and objectives are delivered with minimal impact to operations and projects.
  • Implement site, regulatory, business strategy, policies and procedures ensuring the compliance of engineering infrastructure is maintained.
We are looking for:
  • Industry relevant Engineering Qualifications / time served apprenticeship.
  • Time served experience in a Pharmaceutical Engineering function or similar regulated environment operating at a Lead Engineer and a Sr Managerial level capacity.
  • Proven departmental or sub departmental leadership experience operating and maintaining critical environments, validated systems, plant, utilities and processes.
  • People management, development, coaching and mentoring skills, and competency.
  • Experience of customer, regulatory & Health & Safety & Environment (SHE) inspections & audits.
  • Knowledge and experience of implementing and actively managing Capex and Opex budget.
  • Demonstrated and applied knowledge of GEP, GMP & Quality Systems within critical and validated environments.
About Us:
We are a quality and innovation-led cell and gene therapy CDMO with a mission to enable our clients to deliver life changing therapies to patients around the world.
Our innovative solutions and proven expertise allow our clients in the biotech and biopharma industry, to deliver life-saving therapies to reach even more patients.
The success of cell and gene therapy products transforms outcomes for millions of people suffering from some of the world’s worst diseases and medical conditions.
What’s in it for you:
  • Highly competitive reward packages.
  • Wellbeing programmes.
  • Development opportunities.
  • A 35-hour working week.
  • Welcoming, friendly, supportive colleagues.
  • A diverse and inclusive working environment.
  • Our values are: Deliver Innovation, Be Inspiring and Have Integrity.
  • State of the art laboratory and manufacturing facilities.
We want you to feel inspired every day. We’re future-focused and our business is growing rapidly. We succeed together through passion, commitment, and teamwork, and so can you.
Collaborate. Contribute. Change lives.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Director

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 16, 2024
Company Overview
Oxford Biomedica
Oxford Biomedica

Current Openings: 0

Oxford Biomedica (LSE: OXB) is a quality and innovation-led viral vector CDMO with a mission to enable its clients to deliver life changing therapies to patients around the world. One of the original pioneers in cell and gene therapy, the Company has more than 25 years of experience in viral vectors; the driving force behind the majority of gene therapies. The Company collaborates with some of the world's most innovative pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, providing viral vector development and manufacturing expertise in lentivirus, adeno-associated virus (AAV) and adenoviral vectors. Oxford Biomedica's world-class capabilities span from early-stage development to commercialisation. These capabilities are supported by robust quality-assurance systems, analytical methods and depth of regulatory expertise. Oxford Biomedica, a FTSE4Good constituent, is headquartered in Oxford, UK. It has locations across Oxfordshire, UK, Lyon and Strasbourg, France, and near Boston, MA, US. Learn more at, and follow us on LinkedIn and YouTube.
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