Principal Facilities Engineer

  • Integra Lifesciences
  • Tullamore, County Offaly, Ireland
  • 28/09/2023
Full time, Permanent Engineering Facilities Health & Safety Production

Job Description

Changing lives. Building Careers.

Joining us is a chance for you to do important work that creates change and shapes the future of healthcare. Thinking differently is what we do best. To us, change equals opportunity. Every day, more than 4,000 of us are challenging what’s possible and making headway to help improve outcomes.

Reporting to the Senior Director of Facilities Engineering. The primary purpose of the Principal Facilities Engineer will have direct responsibility for a range of facility infrastructure needs – such as HVAC, electrical engineering, HVAC, EHS, energy, maintenance, and civil engineering.  The focus of the position is for continuous improvement of our international facilities.


  • Specific experience managing medium to large-scale projects of varying degrees of complexity and financial magnitude
  • Track record of meeting aggressive schedules and budgets
  • Experience participating on highly collaborative team
  • Experience supervising external resources/vendors
  • Experience leading projects in a regulated clean room manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated track record of leading within complex organizations requiring strong influence management skills.
  • Established budget and accurate spending projections manage within capital and operating resources and able to identify significant capital spend requirements during budget preparation. Works with finance to identify the life remaining in significant capital assets to properly maintain and write down.
  • Experience in new GMP site startup, GMP commissioning and GMP validation.
  • Comprehensive understanding and experience in startup, shutdown, and Maintenance of ISO 5, ISO7 and ISO 8 Clean Rooms Facilities.
  • Relevant experience in generating RFI/RFQ, SOW, specifications, value engineering, project budgeting, and construction cost estimate.
  • Relevant experience in working with regional architects, designers, MEP engineers, structural, specialty professional engineers
  • Capital expenditure and project management experience.
  • Must be able to understand GREEN building initiatives.
  • Strive for continuous improvement on facility and labor standards
  • Results oriented with strong customer focus and satisfaction skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with all levels of management and with facilities professionals
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to interface with all levels of management and outside service providers
  • Ability to delegate effectively
  • Independent decision making and problem solving skills
  • Ability to coordinate numerous projects simultaneously
  • National and International business experience
  • Strong negotiating/influence management skills
  • Knowledge of construction and facility management concepts, techniques and terminology


  • Minimum 15 years of relevant professional experience
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Civil, Electrical Engineering Degree)
  • Professional Engineer (PE) Desired
  • Participate in peer associations, (i.e. ASHRA, ISPE, ASME)
  • Computer Literate - PC.  Proficiency in Excel, Word, Microsoft Project, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally.