IPS – Integrated Project Services, Inc.

  • Job Locations IE-Dublin-Dublin 12
    Executive (Management)
    # of Openings Remaining
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
    IE-Dublin-Dublin 12
  • Position Responsibilities

    IPS is hiring! We are looking for a talented Engineering Design Director to join our rapidly growing team of professionals, to be based out of our newest EMEA office located in Dublin, Ireland.


    The Engineering Design Director manages and coordinates activities of the Engineering Design Department. This individual provides technical expertise and oversees the manpower necessary for overall project design development and support.


    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Coordinate with project managers to determine scope, complexity and planning, and scheduling requirements of projects. Assign personnel to provide engineering and technical support, determine the correct personnel needed with the most appropriate individual qualifications and prepare manpower & cost estimates.
    • Ensure the quality, accuracy and completeness of overall work regarding (A) engineering design and CAD quality, (B) compliance with established IPS standards, procedures, codes and ordinances, (C) adherence to design and project schedules and (D) provide adequate training, technical & administrative guidance and instruction to personnel within the department.
    • Develop Engineering’s strategic business plan in concert with overall company planning efforts involving the technical and regulatory activities required to achieve long-range annual goals and objectives. 
    • Manage various personnel functions, including but not limited to, hiring, performance appraisal, salary position recommendations and employee development. Plan and schedule work for the department ensuring the proper and effective distribution of assignments and manpower, as well as the space and facilities for subsequent performance of duties. Act as the contact person for inter-office labour, work sharing and outsourcing to consultants. 
    • Evaluate and initiate the necessary training of the engineering discipline to ensure pertinent technical competence, acceptable social/communication skills and personal development of leadership. Maintains a training log for each employee and provides Senior Management with a quarterly report that outlines appropriate recommendations for training and a quarter-by-quarter budget.
    • Determine labour, resource and financial needs of the department. 
    • Develop discipline policies, technical standards and procedures as needed. 
    • Establish productivity measurements and a reporting system to track progress and ensure compliance. Regularly review productivity/quality reports to ensure top performance.
    • Participate in business development by seeking out new projects that may exist with current or new clients. Contribute to the preparation and delivery of sales presentations.
    • Act as a Subject Matter Expert within the discipline and complete project work as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications & Requirements

    • Registered professional engineer with extensive experience.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.
    • Progressive ability, capacity and aptitude in administration to plan, organise, supervise, coordinate technical work and obtain cooperation from others.
    • Demonstrated ability managing staff professionals. 
    • Analytical thinking, structured problem solving skills, superior communications skills, team building and strong work ethic. Must be able to build report with department staff.
    • Previous experience of working in an engineering design office or EPCM contractor preferred.

    Company Overview

    About Us


    IPS-Integrated Project Services is a global leader in developing innovative and cost effective solutions for the engineering, construction, commissioning and qualification of complex pharmaceutical and biotech research and manufacturing facilities. With technical expertise spanning R&D to pilot-scale to large-scale production, our team specializes in the technology, trends and regulatory environment to successfully deliver capital projects and improve operations. For over thirty years, we have applied unique LEAN methodologies throughout the project life cycle, continually finding ways to do things better and more efficiently, delivering higher quality and controlling costs. Headquartered in Blue Bell, PA, IPS is a multi-national company with over 1,100 professionals worldwide and offices in California, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Brazil, Canada, China, Ireland, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and four locations in India. Visit our website at www.ipsdb.com.




    Process Architecture, Process Design, Engineering, Construction, Commissioning, Qualification, LEAN Project Delivery, Strategic Master Planning, Energy Conservation Management, Project Controls, Program/Project Management, Operations/Logistics Strategy and Planning, EPCMV and Staffing Services.


    IPS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans (M/F/D/V).


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