The Senior Associate for Engineering will work with the broader Facilities Department to develop and execute strategy, schedule and monitor projects and coordinate facility related operations, maintenance and policy & procedures for the Riverwoods Campus. The person will expected to provide Lean guidance & prospective focused on this effort. The person and coordinate with contractors and consultants to develop strategies, as well as collaborating with cross-functional teams. Key responsibilities: * Prepare for and conduct large cross functional meetings * Help understand key metrics for scorecard creation and project execution * Build relationships with all key constituents necessary to deliver results * Articulate strong fact-driven recommendations * Directing and coordinating building engineers and vendors. * Pricing and coordinating repairs & maintenance. * Assist with budgeting. * Processing purchase orders of supplies and materials. * Scheduling and coordinating building testing. * Assisting and advising on capital projects, special projects and build-outs. * Interaction with tenants. * Coordinating with cross-functional teams. * Promote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.
Skills required: * High School Diploma required. * Computer experience required. * The ability to work on multiple tasks is expected. * Strong analysis skills * Ability to drive projects with an ownership and independent mindset * Experience/ Strong proficiency with Microsoft applications (Word, PowerPoint, Advanced Excel) * Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal change-management capabilities
Skill Desired: * Knowledge of HVAC, fire systems and electrical preferred but not required. Lean Change Agent training. * Experience in due diligence and working with the entire development team (consultants, design engineers, architects, trades etc.).
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