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WSP USA Director, Process Architecture in Boston, Massachusetts

Director, Process Architecture

Req ID 9525

Director, Process Architecture

Who We Are

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Director, Process Architecture for our Atlanta, GA or Boston, MA office.

Your Impact

  • Generate architectural and Manufacturing facility Planning design concepts.

  • Designs and develops production layouts to maximize efficiencies in the manufacturing process and increase productivity.

  • Plans and conducts activities related to the development of new processes including researching current and emerging technologies, evaluating process cost, quality, and capability alternatives, and performing process characterization and optimization using designed experiments, problem solving, and decision-making tools.

  • Provides technical expertise in troubleshooting, design, and construction of manufacturing processes, systems and equipment. Recommends and implements improvements and/ or modifications in sequence of operations, equipment utilization, type of equipment to be used, and other process related factors.

  • Present concepts and planning schemes clearly and concisely to owner’s clients, staff and engineers.

  • Interface with the Laboratory Planning and Design group, Engineering Groups, Site Planning Group, and other consultants in developing building systems.

  • Generate and manage development of architectural design drawings, coordinate work, influence specifications and collaborate with discipline leads.

  • Generate and manage production drawings.

  • Meet with various public or private entities or individuals to discuss issues relating to a variety of architectural/construction challenges and programs.

  • Ensure technical reports and presentations explain research, findings, and recommendations to prevent, control, restore, or address design and/or construction issues or opportunities.

  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or Interior Design.

  • 12+ years of professional working experience in the built environment.

  • Experience in manufacturing facility process planning and layout.

  • Ability to interpret a building program and generate varied design concepts.

  • Proficient REVIT and AutoCAD skills, and various graphic and word processing software.

  • Familiarity with industry lab planning principles, standards, and guidelines.

  • Knowledge of building and zoning codes.

  • Knowledge of technical specifications and general conditions.

  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

Preferred Qualifications

  • LEED or WELL accreditation.

  • Knowledge of federal design and technical standards.

  • Must be a US Citizen - for work on Federal projects.

Additional Requirements

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

  • Travel Required: N/A - No travel required

  • Job Status: Regular

  • Employee Type: Full

  • Primary Location: ATLANTA - 3340 PEACHTREE RD

  • All locations: US-GA-Atlanta, US-MA-Boston

About WSP

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com

WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

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