Intel Construction Innovation Team Leader in Hillsboro, Oregon

Job Description

Corporate Services (CS) touches the lives of every Intel employee every day. CS creates an environment where employees can prosper while creating the innovative technologies that make amazing possible. Our scope is vast and includes operating and maintaining all Intel sites, offices, labs and factories globally as well as onsite services and onsite services and experiences that help employees stay safe and productive. CS also helps to make Intel and our community a greener place by supporting Intel's commitment to environmental sustainability, including investing in conservation projects, setting company-wide environmental targets and driving reductions in greenhouse emissions, energy use, water use and waste generation.

Corporate Service's Global Construction Group delivers world class construction projects around the world. We aim to deliver innovative construction solutions that help Intel astound the world.


Looking for a chance to enable world changing technology? At Intel our construction projects are big, fast and complex to keep up with the ever changing market demands. We require continual innovation to deliver efficiencies in all areas of our business.

The Global Construction Group is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the Construction Team. This rare opportunity will leverage your industry insights and bring innovative construction and engineering solutions to Intel's multidimensional challenges.

We are looking for a pioneering construction professional with a passion for tackling age old problems in new and resourceful ways. Your ability to transform and then drive new methods into existing business processes will help you excel in this role. We are steering this organization into one that is lean, efficient, collaborative and partnering and we'd love the chance to welcome a change agent to the team.

As Construction Innovation Leader your involvement will be on the project life cycle with specific focus on the up front planning of project. You will develop an Innovation Program to partner with different groups to reduce cost and increase productivity by focusing on many different areas such Design Plan of Record, Constructability, Leveraging Suppliers, Processes and Systems, Value Engineering, etc.

A complete innovation program will include collecting ideas, developing them and tracking them to completion of concept, gaining approval to implement, intercepting projects, and tracking true / actual benefits and savings.

You will lead a team of inter-discipline engineers, as well as construction and procurement partners that are scanning the horizon and developing strategies to reduce variation in the execution of our next projects.

Getting your strategies to take root will involve collaborating with external contractors including design engineers, construction management firms, schedule and sequencing experts, contract managers and finance analysts to come up with approaches that are optimized across the supply chain.

You'll also need to understand potential implications on Intel's superior manufacturing methods. To do this you'll partner with Intel's technology development teams, facility operations managers and project execution teams.

Our ideal candidate knows how to develop winning action plans in addition to developing well-engineered designs. Seeing your ideas in action will be one of the highlights of your work with us. We need someone that believes in rapid prototyping and the valuable learnings that come from an iterative improvement mindset.

We are looking for people with a proven track record of strong communication and influencing skills to thrive in our highly matrixed environment. The ability to negotiate and influence a variety of personalities, cultures and customer groups with a major emphasis on senior management is important as will be your ability to distill complex concepts into presentations that excite. Additionally the ability to develop a strong business acumen, understanding of factory and site operations, and technology development cycles and challenges is a must.


Minimum Qualifications:

BS + 6 yrs. exp.; MS + 4 yrs. exp.; or PhD + 2 yrs. exp. in Architecture or Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Structural or Civil Engineering or equivalent.

Professional engineering registration a plus.

6+ years of experience in construction or project engineering or similar.

2 years design or project management experience.

Experience managing design and sizing methods for mechanical, process or electrical industrial facilities is required.

An understanding of utility modeling software and applications, and generation of utility models is preferred.

Reading and interpreting construction contract documents including 3D/BIM.

Disciplined approach to problem-solving methodologies, research strategies, logical reasoning, critical analysis of information and cooperative learning.

Effective at presenting complex recommendations in an effective way to crisply and concisely outline the value proposition and the business need that is being addressed.

This U.S. position is open to U.S. Workers Only. A U.S. Worker is someone who is either a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident, or a person granted Refugee or Asylum status by the U.S. Government. Intel will not sponsor a foreign national for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

Lean Construction or Six-Sigma Certified.

Experience with applying production flow concepts outside the typical manufacturing processes.

Experience working across functional and organizational boundaries.

Specific knowledge of semi-conductor industry or other clean environment industries ex. pharmaceutical, solar is considered a plus.

What we offer:

We give you opportunities to transform technology and create a better future, by delivering products that touch the lives of every person on earth. As a global leader in innovation and new technology, we foster a collaborative, supportive, and exciting environment-where the brightest minds in the world come together to achieve exceptional results. We offer a competitive salary and financial benefits such as bonuses, life and disability insurance, opportunities to buy Intel stock at a discounted rate, and Intel stock awards eligibility at the discretion of Intel Corporation. We provide benefits that promote a healthy, enjoyable life: excellent medical plans, wellness programs and amenities, flexible work hours, time off, recreational activities, discounts on various products and services, and many more creative perks that make Intel a Great Place to Work!

We're constantly working on making a more connected and intelligent future, and we need your help. Change tomorrow. Start today.

Inside this Business Group

As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support. Employees in the Technology and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth

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