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Executive Director, Facilities Operations

Martinsburg, WV 25401
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Unit Description

Sodexo looking for an INNOVATIVE MANUFACTURING FACILITIES LEADER to join the Corporate Services Segment as part of their leadership team for a Global client at a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.


We are looking for an Executive Director with a strong manufacturing background to lead FM operations at a flagship facility located in Inwood, WV.  This manager will have technical knowledge of hard services (HVAC, Pluumbing, Electrical, Manufacturing Equipment, Building Maintenance, etc.) in a manufacturing environment. The facility is 2.75 million square feet, with management oversight of Security, Culinary, Hard and Soft services.  This position requires a strategic leader, knowledge of GMP (Good manufacturing practices), be capable of managing complex projects and the ability to successfully integrate services within the requirements of a newly signed MSA. 


Key Responsibilities include:

  • Strong operational leadership of multiple services
  • Ability to deliver exceptional Soft/Hard FM services and solutions 
  • Through operational excellence, provide continued innovation and value add services
  • Develops exceptional client relations and ability to grow services
  • Build and foster relationships across Sodexo internally to ensure additional market growth & promotion of comprehensive solutions to the client.
  • Collaborate with the management team in providing strategic direction and growth
  • Drive solutions that optimize the account portfolio.
  • Owns, and leads, the efforts in associate and leader growth and development - through mentoring, coaching and succession planning
  • Ensure the organizations core values are modeled & driven throughout the region.

Ideal candidate must have experience working in a manufacturing environment to be successful in this role!


This is an exciting opportunity for Sodexo and an excellent path for career growth for a high performing individual. This Executive Director will bring their service spirit to this role along with their executive business acumen, contract knowledge, innovation and leadership abilities. The ideal candidate must be a strong communicator, strategic, collaborative, forward thinking, the ability to focus on the critical few, and is comfortable with continuous change.  In addition, the candidate must possess demonstrated experience in delivering results within deadlines.


Learn more about Sodexos Benefits 


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Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.


Make an Immediate Impact.

Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 150,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 13,000 client sites in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes.


Our client portfolio spans multiple markets across the nation including education, corporate services, health care and government services, which means we can offer a career full of variety, challenge and tremendous growth opportunities.



Position Summary

The Executive Director of Facilities Operations leads or directs facilities maintenance operations of building(s) and property at a single mega-site or multi-site unit.   This position may function as head of a small mega-site unit with three levels of management reporting up to this position; or may assist in the leadership of a large mega or multi-site unit reporting up to a VP, Facilities Operations. The Executive Director of Facilities Operations leads or assists in the integration of processes within the client organization to maintain and develop agreed services which support and improve the effectiveness of its primary activities.  At the organizational level, the Executive Director of Facilities Operations may contribute to the delivery of strategic and operational objectives by reducing facility costs, and improving the productivity, revenue generating capacity and image of the entire organization. This position ensures a safe and efficient working environment, essential to the performance of the business.  The Executive Director of Facilities Operations often manages construction work and may coordinate and/or oversee contracted services for major construction. The position often manages other core Sodexo services, and/or  logistics of business/operations services, e.g., grounds keeping, laundry, food, security, inventory, mail, concierge services.



Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 7 years

Basic Functional Experience- 7 years in facilities management, engineering, management of business/operations service in both soft and hard facilities services


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

Posted: 2020-05-05 Expires: 2020-06-05
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