Facilities Manager

Location: Fredericton, NB, Canada
Date Posted: 08-24-2018
Our client, a global high growth organization and one of this country’s most exciting success stories has partnered with The Talent Company to help recruit for a Facilities Manager. This leader will be responsible for all maintenance requirements for a brand new facility in Fredericton, New Brunswick. This individual will manage the facilities team, and ensure all preventative maintenance is on schedule. The candidate will be responsible for dealing with contractors, and creating necessary schedules for the site. 
 

Responsibilities
  • Overseeing compliance with building safety code, fire plan, and fire extinguisher inspection plan
  • Responsible for access to building including keys and badges and establishing under QA process and supervision
  • Proposal and implementation of solutions to reduce operational expenditures
  • Coordinate major repairs and other capital extensive projects
  • Manage the operational budget related to the ongoing maintenance, upgrading, retrofitting, and ensuring the facility is fully operational at all times
  • Liaison between non-ops departments and facilities management
  • Manage the daily activities of all licensed trades and the Maintenance Manager
  • Prepare a budget for the fiscal year and prepare monthly variance reports
  • Prepare RFP documentation for proposed projects to include ROI’s and justifications as needed
  • Maintain vendor performance and non-conformance reports and manage vendor relationships to effective, efficient, and lowest cost service provision
  • Maintain and develop relationships with all internal stakeholders (managers) and report on departmental projects
  • Ensure that preventive maintenance is completed on all equipment as needed to ensure operational up-time
  • Develop processes once equipment once installed
  • Installation of new equipment, relocation of existing equipment, and upgrades to existing equipment
  • Maintain high availability operational uptime for all automated building and systems
  • Develop, mentor, and performance manage staff
  • Report defined KPI’s to the General Manager as directed
  • Promote and ensure a safe work environment with strict adherence to Health & Safety protocols
  • Ensure work is completed in accordance with any company SOP’s and guidelines to safeguard product and process integrity
 
Requirements:
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in managing high availability production facilities
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing licensed trades and technicians
  • Knowledge of HVAC, irrigation, and lighting systems
  • Experience procuring and working with contractors, engineers and machine maintenance vendors and schedules
  • High level of accountability, self sufficient and follow through while ensuring projects are completed as promised
  • Ability to exercise tact, diplomacy and discretion
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to organize/ prioritize workload
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
 
If you feel that you are up for this challenge to please click APPLY below or contact Rebecca Liu at rebecca.liu@thetalent.co. We are always grateful for referrals.
 
About The Talent Company
The Talent Company is an HR Solutions Firm. We work closely with our clients to FIND, KEEP, REWARD and TRANSITION their talent. We act as a trusted search partner for leading organizations providing customized and timely recruitment services.  For a list of our current opportunities, click here.
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