Facilities and Safety Manager

5 - 7 years experience  •  Software

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/23/17
Atlanta, GA
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/23/17

Job Description

The facilities and safety manager is responsible for managing the Building Maintenance, Equipment Maintenance, and Safety Teams who perform preventative and reactive maintenance duties required for the operation of the facility.

This position manages all functions of the department. The expected work ratio is 1% technical work/99% supervision.

The following is a list of typical duties for this position:

  • Maintain a budget for the department.
  • Account for the department’s profits and losses.
  • Make recommendations on the purchase or rental of equipment based on operational demand.
  • Prepare and approve invoices for Procurement.
  • Hire new employees.
  • Review and approve/disapprove recommendations from supervisors or leads for employee promotions and pay increases.
  • Conduct regular performance appraisals of direct reports.
  • Perform employee corrective actions and terminate employees.
  • Create and account for departmental metrics including PM adherence, safety incidents, equipment downtime and uptime, etc.
  • Oversee the operation and maintenance of all building systems including grounds systems and fire safety systems.
  • Manage building maintenance, equipment maintenance, and janitorial activities.
  • Ensure 24-hour availability to respond to emergency calls.
  • Map out and maintain the preventative maintenance and safety programs.
  • Be the point of contact for all vendor repair technicians, equipment technicians, procurement, and safety. Evaluate their performance and, if needed, recommend new vendor relationships.
  • Repair/troubleshoot equipment and systems.
  • Oversee certification programs for equipment users.
  • Manage and maintain the spare parts program.
  • Support operational improvements through the creation/modification of work stations, picking carts, shelving.
  • Participate in plant layout design and improvement/renovation projects.
  • Implement company safety policies.
  • Manage loss prevention initiatives.
  • Lead and train all Facility Management staff on preventative safety measures.

Duties of this job may require occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling of objects weighing up to 30 lbs., working in an office environment, operating various office equipment, sitting for long periods at a time, stooping, bending, twisting, and being exposed to various noises and temperatures. Some travel may be required.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  •  Five (5) to ten (10) years of experience in industrialmechanical, electrical, plumbing, and general building maintenance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and rapport building skills
  • Ability to motivate others
  • Excellent prioritization and time management abilities
  • Advanced math skills (algebra, financial, etc.)
  • Basic computer and internet skills
  • Ability to work outside normal business hours
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining equipment within a warehouse environment
  • Ability to apply safety procedures

Preferred Competencies

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Additional Information

  • Great Work Environment
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance, PTO, 401(k) and Holiday Pay Offered
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