Role details

Facilities Manager

Wakefield   •   £28,000 - £30,000   •  Permanent

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  • Facilities Manager
  • Facilities Manager

About Our Client


Job Description

As a Facilities Manager you will be responsible for;

  • Create and lead a professional workplace services vision, direction and management for the current and future sites working collaboratively with the senior business stakeholders and internal customers.
  • Overall management and delivery of all facility and other related support services across the sites including but not limited to; mechanical and electrical maintenance, reception, car parking, post, all health and safety aspects within the remit of the role, building fabric maintenance, related finance and budget management, contract tenders and vendor management, related project management and utility cost management.
  • Ensure a proactive facilities maintenance strategy exists that minimises reactive and adhoc requirements with robust statutory compliance obligations being met. This includes but is not limited to: External infrastructure services, Building fabric maintenance, Building engineering services (Mechanical, Electrical, Fire, Security, Access & Hydraulics), Production critical maintenance, Production equipment maintenance, Service equipment Maintenance and Production process improvement.
  • Ensure all proactive and reactive property risk related matters are promptly and optimally supported and implemented (e.g. Insurance visits, health and safety audits).
  • In partnership with the commercial procurement team review all Workplace Services related contracts and maximise the opportunities for excellent service standards at a reasonable cost. This includes but is not limited to: cleaning, waste and other general support services.
  • Be a champion and instigator of change for sustainability within both Internal Manufacturing sites and World Store, Blyth (primarily Energy and Waste).
  • Ensure all team members are fully supported and developed by building a strong team ethos and enhance the skills of the individuals including performance appraisals, training needs identification and succession planning.
  • Create a robust calendar of reporting requirements then present and deliver reporting and maintain a regular to dialog with key stakeholder and Senior Management
  • Develop and challenge service level requirements to provide best value.
  • Identify and oversee projects and capital expenditure requirements to maintain and enhance the buildings facilities.
  • Educate personnel based at the production locations on the Workplace services expectation for use of those buildings.

The Successful Applicant

  • Educated to degree level (preferable).
  • A recognised facilities management qualification.
  • A recognised health and safety qualification at a level commensurate within this position (e.g. NEBOSH Certificate).
  • Significant experience in a manufacturing environment or very similar Facilities management type role.
  • Experience of the development, planning and implementation to a new manufacturing location (Highly Desirable).
  • Ability to collaborate across different functional areas to achieve best business related outcomes and understand the business requirements
  • Internal or service provider 'soft' and 'hard' facility service delivery experience with strong technical knowledge of building systems and plant.
  • Environmental and energy stewardship.
  • Strong customer service skills with good experience of managing staff, contractors and stakeholders.
  • The ability to deliver strategically aligned and innovative workplace services solutions.
  • Project management capability and IT skills.
  • A commitment to excellence.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.

What's on Offer

Full time

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