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Facilities / Engineering Operations Manager 2

Cambridge, MA 02139
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Unit Description

Sodexo is searching for a Facilities Engineering Operations Manager to oversee the day to day maintenance operation in a pharmaceutical/life sciences operation in Cambridge/Waltham MA. The sites consists of seven (7) distinct buildings, a combination of R&D laboratory and administrative spaces. Sodexo provides a range of integrated facilities (hard and soft) services support.  You will manage a diverse range of maintenance, engineering and construction projects, all to support bringing office and laboratory spaces up to world-class standards with the goal of making work areas future-thinking to support our client.  Successfully applying your expertise in the fields of Maintenance, Engineering & Construction and Project Management of buildings services; you will directly impact our clients continued success in the Biopharmaceutical Market.


Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Primary responsibility is to manage the efficient operations and maintenance of all facility electrical, mechanical, structural, and life safety equipment and systems.
  • Provide strategic direction for maintenance team including performance reviews, staffing, and vendor management. 
  • Understands the engineering design and operational aspects of building systems and equipment and ensure building systems are maintained to an industry reliably and efficient state.
  • Foster a culture of proactive behavior by inspecting buildings and all related infrastructure for preventative repairs.
  • Manage operations, maintenance and capital improvements of all Life Safety, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, and Building systems.
  • Support the existing preventive maintenance scheduling intervals and work to maintain, update and improve the operational efficiency of the CMMS system.
  • Develop strong partnership with client through trust, actions and results
  • Assist in preparing and executing annual property budgets.
  • Coordinates maintenance and project activities with internal customers to insure minimal impact on existing facility operations. This includes, but is not limited to: Client Facilities Personnel, Health Safety & Environmental and end users.
  • Manage budgets, schedules, output quality and relationships with internal and external customers, key suppliers, and subcontractors for assigned projects.
  • Report project status (safety, cost, schedule, and quality) and issues/problems to management.
  • Develop scopes of work for routine and complex projects, based on user requirements. Provide written statements of work for Account Executive tasks to be performed by subcontract firms.

Position Summary

Back up to GM; 2nd in command; Supervises the account as the #2 manager and has full responsibility including supervision of other managers. Responsible for entire account when the Director of Facilities Ops is not present.Two scenarios for this position in Univ.:A) Has all facilities rolling up Custodial / maintenance and grounds, and FM who reports to GM; very large integrated operation.B) Mega account multiple managers of maintenance; PM function; other specific managers unifying position.

Key Duties- Manage other managers; manage by walking around (rounding); Staffs, trains, and is responsible for employee development- client interface; - payroll oversight;- budgetary oversight on some services; - Oversees and coordinates projects- Manages work orders/CMMS- Manages mechanicals (i.e. HVAC)- Manages QA and Safety


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 5 years   

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years work experience in facilities maintenance, plant operations or engineering services

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

Posted: 2020-03-10 Expires: 2020-04-10

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