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Director 1 - Facilities Operations

Company: Sodexo
Location: Willard
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Unit Description: You are a strategic, innovative facilities leader ready to help clients optimize their business.

Sodexo Facilities Management is hiring a Facilities Director for a large food manufacturing plant in Willard, Ohio.

Are You the One?
Our clients depend on your expertise to help them to optimize their business. If you are a Strategic Facilities Director with the ability to develop innovative technical solutions while successfully managing key performance indicators to drive strong business results, this may be the opportunity for you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and direct the facility building operations and maintenance systems, equipment, and policies designed to create a controlled and engaging environment
  • Coordinate the activities of the building operations and maintenance systems to provide daily work order response and preventive maintenance, and ensure the reliability of the facility's equipment and systems
  • Direct and manage the Financial management, vendor management, diversity management and Life Safety Programs; Support other disciplines as required by the facility
  • Research methods of continuous improvement and innovation of the account for cost savings and quality improvements
  • Interface with local client Point of Contact and provide contract compliance at local level
  • Interface with Sodexo Transversal Support Organizations and Youngstown Command Center
  • Cooperate with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies, as required
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies
  • Participate in the Safety and Capital committees
  • Conduct monthly staff meetings that incorporate the use of safety and technical training sessions, presenting material in a manner that fosters understanding and willingness to learn by the participants
  • Keep department overtime to a minimum; use it for snow removal and emergency calls
  • Communicate clearly with other departments to carry out projects effectively, with little disruption to the affected department
  • Maintain operations within the approved budget
  • Maintain projects within the approved budget and established time frame
  • Ensure completion of corrective work orders within allotted time frames as agreed upon with the Client
  • Ensure completion of Preventive Maintenance on all critical equipment and life safety systems within time frames established by the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) and agreed upon with the Client
  • Ensure smooth operation of capital renovations and plant upgrades
  • Ensure continued education of the department staff through trades training for their specific trade
  • Analyze trends and data to ensure operationally sound systems and equipment
  • Update and write policies and procedures clearly and concisely in a timely manner, evidenced by few questions or misunderstandings regarding new policies and procedures
  • Objectively evaluate employees' performance and competencies and provide constructive feedback
  • Foster and encourage teamwork among associates
  • Make decisions and solve problems within broad latitude, often without guidance or feedback from others
  • Research and review options thoroughly
  • Assume accountability for final decisions
  • Attend facility-sponsored training in Fire Safety, Right-To-Know, and Chemical Hygiene
  • Daily interaction with hourly staff and SPOC
  • Supervise hourly staff and is the first line of response for customers
  • Focus on emergency work orders and safety
  • Implement SDX procedures/programs to achieve operational goals/performance in managing - mechanical - Hard FM - Electric, plumber, HVAC, and mechanical; carpentry
  • Day to day management of the maintenance operations of the account
  • Oversight communication workflow management; Building trades and mechanical trades - electrical, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC (Hard FM) Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:
    • a proven track record of successful Facilities Management leadership experience as demonstrated by articulated results and accomplishments;
    • strong technical knowledge of the following: mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, structural, safety systems, architectural, landscape and energy management;
    • demonstrated business and financial acumen with a strong P&L understanding;
    • exceptional customer service, relationship building and communication skills;
    • strong Leadership skills with a focus on staff development and team building;
    • Certified Facilities Manager (CFM) is a plus; and
    • a bachelor's degree in engineering or related fields is preferred. Learn more about Sodexo's Benefits

      Not the job for you?
      At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Health Care and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for Facilities Management jobs .

      Working for Sodexo:
      How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.

      Make an Immediate Impact.
      Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 150,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 13,000 client sites in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes.

      Our client portfolio spans multiple markets across the nation including education, corporate services, health care and government services, which means we can offer a career full of variety, challenge and tremendous growth opportunities.
      Position Summary: The Director of Facilities Operations is responsible for directing facilities maintenance operations of building(s) and property at a single unit. The Director of Facilities Operations manages the preventative maintenance and reactive repair of skilled trades, e.g., HVAC, plumbing, electrical, utilities; and manages the hiring, training and supervision of staff, professionals and management. The Director of Facilities Operations manages a safe and efficient working environment, essential to the performance of the business. The Director may oversee minor construction work and manage other core Sodexo services, and or logistics of business/operations services, e.g., grounds keeping, laundry, food, security, inventory, mail, and concierge services.

      Qualifications & Requirements: Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
      Basic Management Experience - 5 years
      Basic Functional Experience - 5 years

      Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Keywords: Sodexo, Toledo , Director 1 - Facilities Operations, Executive , Willard, Ohio

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