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The Facility Manager will be responsible for managing the activities associated with the general maintenance, repair, and appearance of the facility, outside grounds, sanitation and janitorial, office space, security, power industrial equipment and third-party providers. The Facility Manager will use their experience to manage personnel and drive safe and efficient facility maintenance.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage the daily work and safety of associates engaged in building, grounds, sanitation, refrigeration systems, power industrial equipment and security maintenance through tracking software and preventative maintenance schedules. Manage, assign, and monitor facility projects for quality and timely completion. Fully understand and train associates on preferred work methods (PMWs).
Lead to create a culture of safety that ensures that every US Foods associate remains injury free, always. Interpret, train, and consistently enforce Company policies and procedures.
Perform management functions of staff selection, development, discipline, performance reviews and/or terminations. Maintain associate relations through regular meetings and by keeping open communication with associates through answering questions and explaining policies. Manage labor hours within budget and prepare work schedules including extra workdays as needed.
Develop business relationships to ensure communication and efficient operations with third party vendors including, but not limited to, utility representatives, refrigeration contractor, janitorial, pest services, and security. Maintain current certificate of insurance and hold harmless agreements for all contracted vendors.
Manage the proper selection, purchase, utilization, and inventory of Company assets in support of the facilities department. Coordinate with other departments as necessary to ensure upgrades and repairs are completed efficiently and effectively. Communicate as necessary all issues that affect normal building operations to corporate facilities team.
Prepare budget, profit plans and capital requests as required. Suggest efficiency ideas and cost reduction measures and assist with the implementation of changes within facility maintenance duties to increase the efficiency of the facility.
Comply with local, state and federal regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, EPA, USDA, DOT, Tax commission etc.). Conduct audits ensuring all required inspections and documentation (including, but not limited to, food safety documentation, EPSM, PSM, fire protection, etc.) are completed accurately and retained to ensure a minimum potential for loss.
Coordinate efforts with Safety department to aid in training, associate observations, up-dating preferred work methods, accident investigations, and routine safety inspections. Coordinate emergency response or crisis management activities, develop and maintain liaisons with local emergency management and other entities to support a safe environment.
Other duties as assigned by manager.
Direct: Maintenance and Sanitation Staff (Maintenance Technicians, etc.).
Internal: Warehouse leaders and coworkers; Internal customers across departments (e.g., Sales)
External: Third-party contractors
Will spend a portion of time in an office working on a computer. Time will also be spent inside and outside the distribution center in a variety of climates including normal warehouse conditions with temperatures that may reach -5 degrees.
Minimum 5 years of maintenance management experience.
Working knowledge of ammonia and Freon systems.
Working knowledge of environmental regulations/legislation and governing bodies.
Working knowledge of all applicable building, life/safety, and fire protection standards and codes.
Good interpersonal skills to establish and maintain co-worker relationships.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
Strong problem-solving and organization skills with a focus on meeting deadlines.
Excellent communication skills and strong leadership.
Ability to manage multiple functions simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs.
Proficiency in Microsoft office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.).
High school diploma or GED required.
Possession of valid state Driver's license.
Certificate, licenses, and registrations in refrigeration/HVAC preferred.
Level 1 Ammonia Operation Certification preferred.
Powered Industrial Equipment Certification preferred.
Certificate in fleet trade/mechanic preferred.
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