• Director 1 - Facilities Operations

    Location US-VA-SUFFOLK
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  • Unit Description

    Sodexo has an exciting Director of Facilities Operations opportunity in Suffolk, VA; for an exceptional well-rounded facility professional with experience managing hard and soft services in a manufacturing setting.


    This manager will oversee 3 buildings; a staff of 9; client interfacing; and financial responsibilities.  You will have a proven track record of safety and managing in all facets of facilities service delivery including:

    • Building Maintenance
    • Building systems
    • Pest Control
    • Janitorial including GMP requirements
    • Manage sub-contracted vendors to established KPI’s and SLA’s
    • Proactively solve problems for client
    • Knowledge of Construction Management
    • Security Management and Protocols
    • A proven track record of successful Facilities Management leadership experience as demonstrated by articulated results and accomplishments    
    • Demonstrated business and financial acumen with a strong P&L understanding
    • Strong Leadership skills with a focus on safety, staff development and team building;
    • Knowledge of Maximo CMMS
    • Exceptional customer service, relationship building and communication skills
    • Strong technical knowledge of the following: mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, structural, safety systems, construction management, forklift equipment maintenance, fire systems inspection and maintenance, landscape and energy management


    The ideal candidate will have:

    • Knowledge and understanding of OSHA Safety standards and building maintenance codes and regulations
    • The site is 625,000 sq. ft. of mixed use space (office & manufacturing) housing 250 client employees.
    • Knowledge and understanding of GMP regulations

    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           

    Basic Management Experience - 5 years              

    Basic Functional Experience - 5 years


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


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