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Director - Facilities Operations

Union City, GA, USA | Sodexo

  • Industry:
    Consumer Products
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Operations / Production
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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Sodexo Corporate Services Division seeks a Director of Facilities for a Mixing/Distribution Center client located in Greater Atlanta Area with experience managing total integrated facilities.You will be the most senior onsite manager and oversee facilities operation to include custodial and equipment maintenance operations of building(s) and property; landscaping; grounds; security; with an annual managed volume 1 and 5 million dollars.This position manages the preventative maintenance, proactive repair, and reactive maintenance issues as they occur using skilled trades (e.g., MEP, dock doors, locks, and levelers); manages the hiring, training and supervision of staff to include management team

Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Directs preventative maintenance proactive & reactive repair maintenance issues using skilled trades, e.g., MEP, Dock doors, levelers, and locks.

Directs custodial operations to ensure healthy and attractive facilities.

Directs grounds, landscape and maintenance operations to ensure a safe and attractive environment.

Oversees site security and security systems.

Oversees maintenance of property infrastructure cleaning , e.g., building, roofing, parking lot.

May oversee or manage renovations and/or constructions projects.

Oversees equipment and systems replacement or upgrades. Evaluates condition and function of building utility systems to determine needs and priorities for capital funding requests. Ensures building code compliance, proper installation and design practices for systems associated with minor or major maintenance and renovation projects.

Provides direction and oversight for the development and implementation of an overall emergency management strategy.

Acts as a liaison between the client and regulatory agencies and/or authorities including building code compliance.

Provides and applies practical knowledge regarding building maintenance, e.g., air conditioning and heating systems, building automatic control systems, water distribution, fire protection, sanitary and storm sewer operations, piped gases, electrical distribution and central utility plants for chilled water. Works with construction or design teams if needed.

Manages all tradespersons, managers, supervisors and employees of the Facilities Department. Reviews and evaluates existing programs, services, policies and procedures. Develops recommendations for the DM and unit liaison concerning improvements and implements or guides implementation of new and/or modified programs, services, policies or procedures.

Communicates with client administrative and supervisory staff as well as external groups, agencies, contractors, architects and engineers to plan, organize, coordinate and/or communicate programs, services, policies and/or procedures.

Monitors flow and quality of work to assure timely completion of workload and adherence to facility’s standards and regulations.

Prepares and manages departmental budgets, which may include energy savings program. Prepares and maintains a variety of departmental records and reports.

Manages and ensures compliance with all local, state and federal regulatory and governing agencies.

Monitors work performance and preparing and/or reviewing performance evaluations for assigned personnel.

Establishes a safe work environment for employees by performing safety audits and inspections, conducting safety-related training, and maintaining on-going communications with employees.

Responsible for the in-house safety committee.

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Position Summary

The Director of Facilities Operationsis responsible for directing facilities maintenance operations of building(s) and property at a single unit. The Director of Facilities Operations manages thepreventative 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 overseeconstruction work and often manages other core Sodexo services, and/orlogistics of business/operations services, e.g., grounds keeping, laundry, food, security, inventory, mail, concierge services

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience- 5 years

Basic Functional Experience- 5 years

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