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Hans Thomas Graves

Senior Director of Engineering and Facilities

Executive Summary & Candidate Overview

Hans is an accomplished leader with a wealth of experience in engineering, facilities management, and quality assurance within the pharmaceutical sector. With a proven track record of success in driving operational efficiency and regulatory compliance, he excels in leading cross-functional teams and delivering results that align with organizational goals. Hans's expertise in project management, technology transfer, and preventive maintenance makes him a valuable asset to any pharmaceutical organization seeking to enhance its operational performance and regulatory compliance.

Accomplishments and Key Skills

Hans's key accomplishments and skills include:

  • Successfully leading engineering and facilities management at pharmaceutical companies, ensuring regulatory compliance and operational efficiency.

  • Managing capital projects, driving improvement programs, and optimizing critical utilities and production machinery to enhance operational performance.

  • Implementing technology transfer initiatives, process scale-up, and validation activities to support clinical trial and commercial production.

  • Establishing calibration programs, computerized maintenance management systems, and risk-based calibration management approaches to enhance operational efficiency and compliance.

  • Leading construction projects, office expansions, and GMP upgrades to cleanroom suites, ensuring timely completion and budget adherence.

Location and Travel
  • Open to: On-site and remote roles.

  • Remote Roles: Experienced in remote work and collaboration.

  • Compensation Seeking: Open to discussing compensation details based on role and responsibilities.

  • Position Seeking: Seeking leadership roles in engineering, facilities management, and quality assurance within the pharmaceutical industry.

Work Experience
  1. Senior Director of Engineering and Facilities - New Vision Pharmaceuticals, LLC

    • Led engineering and facilities management at a CDMO and Blow-Fill-Seal facility, ensuring regulatory compliance and operational efficiency.

  2. Senior Director of Technical Operations - Tissue Tech Inc

    • Managed technology transfer and production maintenance, focusing on process scale-up, validation, and compliance.

  3. Senior Director of Facilities - Tissue Tech Inc

    • Oversaw project management, preventive maintenance, and GMP upgrades, ensuring operational excellence and regulatory compliance.

  4. Director, Facilities and Engineering - Biotest Pharmaceuticals Corporation

    • Managed various departments under Facilities and Engineering Division, including maintenance, metrology, and technical documentation.

  5. GMP Assurance Manager - CSL Behring

    • Ensured QA oversight and cGMP compliance for production of human blood clotting factors, immunoglobulins, and critical utility systems.

  6. Design Engineer and Project Manager - Weiss Klimatechnik

    • Planned and executed projects, managed resources, and coordinated contractors to deliver projects on time and within budget.

  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences - Gießen.

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