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AbbVie Associate Director, Facilities & Utilities in North Chicago, Illinois

About AbbVie

AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at . Follow @abbvie on Twitter ( , Facebook ( , Instagram ( , YouTube ( and LinkedIn ( .

  • Manage 5-10 direct reports (responsible for supervision and management of personnel, resources, talent management & development)

  • Assist in development of financial planning and managing budget

  • Provide leadership and oversight on standardized engineering design and practices for global sites and capital projects in the area of facilities and utilities

  • Ensure compliance with company, local, state, federal, ISO and other applicable codes and laws for design and execution of facilities/utilizes projects

  • Provide technical expertise and guidance for key capital projects


  • B.S degree in Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

  • Masters Degree in Engineering or MBA preferred

  • At least 8-10 years of experience in the following area of responsibility: engineering design, capital project analysis (financial and technical), budget preparation and analysis, engineering analysis of processes/operation, managing multiple engineering disciplines

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Pharmaceutical/bio-pharmaceutical industry

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal/written)

  • Strong negotiation skills

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Equal Employment Opportunity

At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.