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Company Overview

Empower is a visionary healthcare company committed to providing quality, affordable medication to millions of patients across the nation. We hold the distinguished position of being the largest 503A compounding pharmacy and FDA-registered 503B outsourcing facility in the country serving the functional medicine markets...

What sets us apart is our relentless focus on three core values: People, Quality and Service. Our dedicated team of professionals collaboratively works to break new ground in the fields of manufacturing, distribution and quality control, providing a uniquely integrated approach to healthcare. Leveraging our vertical integration of the pharmaceutical supply chain, state-of-the-art technology, and a commitment to excellence, we are constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible in medication accessibility and affordability.

You're not just starting a job; you're joining a mission. We believe in empowering our team to innovate, grow, and drive real change in the healthcare industry. If you're a forward-thinker who thrives in a fast-paced, transformative environment, Empower is the place for you. Here, you’ll be encouraged to share your ideas, expand your skill set, and contribute to projects that genuinely make a difference. We prioritize the well-being of our team members, and we offer a supportive and engaging workplace where your contributions are not just recognized but celebrated.

Let’s revolutionize healthcare, together. Join us and be a part of something extraordinary.

Position Summary

In the role of Director of Capital Engineering at Empower, you will be at the forefront of our mission to produce innovative medications that help people live healthier, happier lives. You will lead a dynamic team, driving the planning, design, and execution of critical capital projects that include facility expansions, equipment upgrades, and infrastructure improvements. Your expertise will ensure that our facilities are optimized for current and future needs, directly contributing to our vision of expanding access to quality, affordable medication.

As the Director of Capital Engineering, you will develop and implement strategic plans that enhance facility layout, workflow, and capacity. Your leadership in driving Operational Excellence and Overall Equipment Effectiveness initiatives will be crucial in achieving and maintaining efficiency across all production lines. You will manage project budgets, timelines, and resources, ensuring that projects are completed on schedule, within budget, and in compliance with the highest quality and safety standards.

Collaboration is key in this role. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including operations, engineering, quality, regulatory affairs, and finance, to ensure that all capital projects align with our business objectives and regulatory requirements. Your ability to establish and maintain relationships with external vendors, contractors, and consultants will be essential in supporting project execution and adherence to industry standards.

This role offers the chance to significantly impact our growth and sustainability. Your leadership will fortify Empower's standing as an industry trailblazer and lead our operations toward a thriving future. Be a part of a company where your leadership will make a significant impact on the health and well-being of our customers and patience. Join us in our mission to expand access to quality, affordable medication and help us transform the landscape of healthcare delivery.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Leads and oversees the capital engineering team in the planning, design, and execution of capital projects, including facility expansions, equipment upgrades, and infrastructure improvements.
• Develops and implements strategic plans and initiatives to optimize facility layout, workflow, and capacity to support current and future business needs.
• Drives and supports Operational Excellence and Overall Equipment Effectiveness capital project initiatives to achieve a minimum of 80% across all production lines.
• Manages project budgets, timelines, and resources to ensure projects are completed on schedule and within budget while meeting quality and safety standards.
• Actively involved in the site leadership team.
• Collaborates with cross-functional teams, including operations, quality assurance, regulatory affairs, and finance, to align capital projects with business objectives and regulatory requirements.
• Identifies and implements technology improvement projects.
• Establishes and maintains relationships with external vendors, contractors, and consultants to support project execution and ensure compliance with industry standards and best practices.
• Monitors department performance through key performance indicators and operational metrics to track progress and make data-driven decisions.
• Provides leadership, guidance, and mentorship to the capital engineering team, fostering a culture of collaboration, accountability, innovation, and continuous improvement.
• Develops and implements standard operating procedures, policies, and documentation to support project management and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
• Communicates on department performance to Corporate and Site leadership.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills
• Strong technical knowledge and expertise in engineering principles, facility design, construction management, and regulatory compliance.
• Excellent leadership and management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve project goals and objectives.
• Proficiency in project management software, Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) software, and other engineering tools and technologies.
• Knowledge of regulatory requirements, including Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) guidelines, and industry standards related to pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities.

Key Competencies
• Customer Focus: Ability to build strong customer relationships and deliver customer centric solutions.
• Optimizes Work Processes: Know the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.
• Collaborates: Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
• Resourcefulness: Secures and deploys resources effectively and efficiently.
• Manages Complexity: Makes sense of complex, high quality, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
• Ensures Accountability: Holds self and other accountable to meet commitment.
• Situational Adaptability: Adapts approach and demeanor in real time to match shifting demands of different situations.
• Communicates Effectively: Develops and delivers multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Experience and Qualifications
• Bachelors / Masters in a Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial or Chemical Engineering program. MBA preferred.
• Minimum of 15 years of experience in capital project management, engineering, or related field, preferably in the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry.
• Minimum 5 years in a senior leadership role.
• Proven track record of successfully managing large-scale capital projects from conception through completion, including budgeting, scheduling, and resource allocation.
• 6 Sigma Black Belt preferred.

Employee Benefits, Health, and Wellness
• No-Cost Medication: Get your prescribed compounded medications at no cost, ensuring your health without the financial burden.
• Onsite Health & Wellness – IV Therapy Drips: Rejuvenate with complimentary onsite IV Therapy drips, enhancing your well-being and energy levels.
• Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision Options: Choose from three medical plans tailored to your needs, plus options for dental and vision coverage for you and your family.
• Telehealth visits: Access board-certified Doctors anytime, anywhere for you and your family.
• Paid & Volunteer Time Off: Enjoy paid time off for personal pursuits and contribute to causes you care about with volunteer time off.
• Paid Holidays (8 scheduled; 2 floating): Celebrate with eight scheduled holidays and two floating holidays, giving you flexibility and time for personal traditions.
• Life & AD&D Coverage: Secure your and your family's financial future with life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance.
• FSA (Flexible Spending Account): Manage healthcare expenses smartly with pre-tax dollars in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA).
• 401K Dollar-for-Dollar Up to 4%: Invest in your future with our 401K plan, featuring a dollar-for-dollar match up to 4%.
• Company Paid Long-Term Disability: Provided at no cost, which replaces 60% of your income if you become disabled for a long period of time.
• Flexible Schedules: Balance work and life seamlessly with our flexible scheduling options.
• Rewards & Recognition Program: Your hard work doesn't go unnoticed – enjoy rewards and recognition beyond your paycheck.

Additional Voluntary Benefits
• Accident Insurance: Pays a lump sum benefit to help cover expenses following an accidental injury.
• Hospital Indemnity Insurance: Enhance your peace of mind with supplemental hospital insurance for unexpected stays.
• Critical Illness: Protect your finances from the expenses of a serious health issue.
• Short-Term Disability: Protect your income during illness or injury with short-term disability coverage.
• Supplemental Life & AD&D: Add an extra layer of financial protection for you and your loved ones with supplemental life and AD&D coverage.
• Legal Services: Access professional legal assistance to address concerns confidently.
• Identity Theft Protection: Safeguard your identity and finances with our identity theft protection benefit.
• Pet Insurance: Care for your furry family members with our pet insurance coverage.
• Employee Assistance Program: Confidential counseling and support services for a holistic approach to your well-being
East Windsor NJ United States


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