Boehringer Ingelheim Associate Director, Project Management - Pharmaceutical Capital Projects in FREMONT, California

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment which benefits our employees, patients and communities.


The Associate Director, Project Management, leads and coordinates functional, cross-functional, multi-site, international and/or multi-company projects. Typical project management responsibilities involve scope definition, planning, design, reconfiguration, construction, commissioning, qualification and hand-over of company buildings, structures or equipment. Defines project scope, forms and leads cross-functional project teams, develops execution strategy, master schedules and spending schedules. Develops and manages multiple large contracts or hires and directs contracted (temporary) staff to perform required services. Interacts with senior management for performance reviews.

Drives development of Project management tools to enhance project execution methodology.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead project teams through Project Life Cycle to ensure quality and technical oversight implementation according to clearly detailed expectations and customer requirements by utilizing project management methodology.

  • Advanced technical oversight:

  • Mobilizes appropriate internal and external resources to provide robust solutions to challenging engineering and project situations

  • Applies advanced technical knowledge to advise project teams and senior management with respect to strategic planning, design and project resolution.

  • Ultimately responsible for the economic and reliable delivery of significant, multiple complex engineering projects.

  • Ensures deliverables meet internal standards, budget and schedule. Frequent review of progress vs. schedule vs. cost with appropriate teams. Communicates updates to the relevant steering committee at predefined milestones and at defined intervals.

  • Applies extensive project management skills and concepts. Determine and pursue courses of action necessary to obtain desired results.

  • Prepares and conducts project team meetings including issuing of agenda and action items. Prepares management decisions together with the team and presents these decisions in a timely manner.

  • Provides guidance to team members or subordinates based on organizational goals and company policy. Establishes operating policies and procedures that affect capital projects.


  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from an accredited institution engineering field or project management. Master’s degree from an accredited institution preferred. PMP desired.

  • At least eight (8) years relevant experience; strongly preferred Biopharmaceutical project management.

  • Must be organized and capable of managing tasks on multiple, concurrent services or projects.

  • Must be skilled in reading and interpreting plans and specifications.

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills as well as presentation skills.

  • Must have deep understanding of project and facilities management financials and project controls including applicable accounting requirements.

  • Must have well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to establish highly functional relationships with diverse personalities both within and outside the company.

  • Must work well within demanding business requirements and timelines, and be able to prepare and present complex strategic investment options with ambiguous or incomplete business information.

  • Excellent knowledge and skills in biopharmaceutical and process engineering.

  • Experienced in cost-estimating and benchmarking during early project phases and by managing high levels of uncertainty.

  • Leading or managing of technical projects with an interdisciplinary project team from planning to realization and start up.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.

  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Who We Are:

At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth.

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Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA, Inc., Merial Barceloneta, LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status, including protected veteran status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.



Organization: US-BI Fremont

Title: Associate Director, Project Management - Pharmaceutical Capital Projects

Location: Americas-US-CA-Fremont

Requisition ID: 1814381