Head of Facilities (Medical Devices)

Head of Facilities (Medical Devices)

  • Location

    Singapore, Singapore

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    S$9000 - S$12000 per month

  • Contact:

    Abhik Damani

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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My client is a world leader in the healthcare and medical space and are expanding in Singapore. They now seek an experienced Facilities head to oversee plant facilities and maintenance


  • Assume responsibilty to restart the plant facilities to ensure manufacturing activities are in place to meet business strategic.
  • Setup and manage the facilities team to acquire, fit out and maintain the infrastructure needed to support growth and changing business requirements
  • Review CAPEX and OPEX need for facilities business growth
  • Review best allocation and utilization of space and resources for new buildings, or re-organizing of current premises
  • Ensure buildings meet health and safety requirements and that facilities comply with legislation
  • Manage and develop capabilities of all personnel within the organization to ensure their safety, productivity and skill qualification to perform their work.
  • Manage Facilities budget, drive for sustainable operating cost and infrastructure stability and reliability.
  • Assume responsibility for capacity planning & Strategy alignment with Forward looking at site infrastructure requirement and deliver just in time solution for capital investment.
  • Ensure that all departments in are supported with high quality facilities services to meet their business needs.
  • Carry out and execute large and small capital projects as part of firm expansion, process improvement
  • Participate in key Quality and GMP meetings and follow on investigation CAPA that affect product quality
  • Develop and implement enhancements or projects to increase efficiency, effectiveness and quality while reducing costs.
  • Ensure that safety is integrated in every aspect of work performed by firm or contractor employees under this group's direction.
  • Ensure that regulatory compliance requirements such as those from the FDA, OSHA, EPA and all local governmental bodies are rigorously adhered to in conjunction with input from Regulatory Compliance, Quality Assurance and SHE functions.
  • Enhance and/or create, where necessary, effective programs to promote maximum facility availability, capacity, productivity, and elimination of waste.
  • Manage the creation and review of site services and facilities operation procedures and policies.
  • Collaborate with counterparts at other sites to promote shared best practices. Communicate on-going concerns around facility, purchased services, pest control and energy saving to take advantage of the economies of scale
  • Ensure consistent cGMP practices and to ensure that shared business systems and procedures meet goals and objectives


  • Degree/Diploma in Mechanical, Marine, Electrical/ Instrumentation or Chemical Process engineering with at least 10 years' experience in Facilities and Utilities Operation/Management. Experience in plant startups and strong safety organization is an added advantage.
  • Strong background in building services, contract management and M/E systems
  • Extensive experience in the operation and maintenance of site services like space planning, office modifications, landscape, transportation, catering, cleaning, laundry, minor site improvement projects, etc.
  • Experience in SAP Maintenance Program, project start-up and safety practices will be an added advantage
  • Prior working experience in a GMP environment will be a plus
  • Excellent analytical problem-solving skills and persistence to resolve outstanding issues.
  • Experience with greenfield/brownfield sites will be a plus
  • Ability to work independently and deliver projects/tasks on time and within budget.
  • Strong leadership and customer service skills, attention to details, accurate and thorough.

Please send your resume in WORD format by clicking the apply button below or contact Abhik Damani on +65 6701 1527 for a confidential discussion. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. CEI Reg. Number R1544061 (Abhik Damani).