Director of Engineering and Validation

May 3, 2023
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AP Professionals has exclusively partnered with a growing manufacturing company in search of a Director of Engineering and Validation. This is a highly visible role overseeing employees, capital budgets, and investments and ensuring alignment with business goals. A bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related science is required (master’s degree is preferred). At least 10 years of experience in an FDA regulated manufacturing environment is required, with at least 7 years involving a management role.

This is a full time, direct hire opportunity.

This opportunity is not eligible for Visa sponsorship.


  • Maintain facilities and equipment for designated site.
  • Oversee budgets and ensure proper reporting of projects and investments.
  • Develop team skills, encourage generation of new ideas, and ensure tools are in place to foster a supportive environment.
  • Identify areas for improvement and determine organizational changes.
  • Lead industrial investment projects to provide improvement solutions.
  • Determine suppliers for project needs and coordinate supplier activities for smooth operation.
  • Oversee the progress and scheduling of industrial projects.
  • Determine and implement validation strategies that comply with GMP guidelines.
  • Ensure compliance with FDA, OSHA, local, state, and federal regulations.


  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering or science is required.
  • A master’s degree in engineering or a related field is preferred.


  • 10+ years of experience in an FDA regulated environment.
  • 7+ years of experience in a management position.
  • Experience with manufacturing, filling, and packaging equipment.
  • Knowledge of plant systems including HVAC and boilers.
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