facilities manager, Leamington

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leamington, ontario
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Our client in Southwestern Ontario has partnered with Randstad Engineering in their search for a Facilities Manager to join their growing team!

In this role, you would be responsible for providing direction, leadership, planning, and change management oversight to the building infrastructure, utilities, maintenance, operational equipment and Security as well as Facilities personnel. This role will include administering, planning/scheduling, managing, directing and controlling the activities and quality of service of the Plant Operations, (not including Warehouse), Maintenance, and Security sections; maintaining responsibility for the operation of the major base building systems.

Specific responsibilities would include:
• Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the equipment, facilities and grounds.
• Coordinates the design, purchase and installation of new equipment and equipment or facility upgrades.
• Supervises the Industrial/Manufacturing Engineers, Maintenance Supervisors and Security in the performance of their assigned functions.
• Facilitates the maintenance and up-grade of all systems.
• Developing and managing of the facility Operations & Maintenance budget and ensuring that the site’s expenditures are controlled and maintained within approved budget guidelines
• Facilitates the development and tracking of annual capital expenditure budget in coordination with the accounting department.
• Coordinates the preparation of capital appropriation requests as required.
• Budgets for and monitors utility costs and manages same for efficient use.
• Developing and training of staff (including scheduling & developing a preventative maintenance plan)
• Developing, designing, and implementing functional policies and programs that supplement the overall business performance goals based on long-term needs
• Participating in the development of site policies and procedures and overall business plans, short-term and long-term
• Directing services relating to vendors/suppliers, project management, change management, major maintenance and capital repairs/improvements
• Leading and motivating a diverse workforce, ensuring effective teamwork and customer service, providing resolution to employee relations issues, ensuring high standards of work quality and organizational performance, continuous learning, and encouraging innovation in others
• Directing the coordination and dispatch for trades and related services across all facilities including internal and contracted resources
• Ensuring contract management of mechanical/electrical and structural/architectural areas
• Ensuring that modifications to the facility are designed to minimize potential for contamination including designs to limit exposure to objectionable microbiological contaminants as appropriate
• Directing and coordinating the preparation of reports and recommendations as required on matters related to areas of responsibility
• Maintaining knowledge of applicable codes and regulations ensuring that they are adhered to in Facilities Maintenance
• Maintaining a set of current drawings for equipment and critical installations. Appropriate Equipment for the manufacturing purposes installed, retain AS Built Drawings and installations Conform to BC Building, Plumbing, and Electrical codes including the ability to personally utilize CAD
• Observing that work safe and hygiene practices are being followed during daily site inspections ensuring the safety, quality and compliance of our people, our product and our facility is maintained.

As a qualified candidate, you meet the following requirements:
• More than 5 years of senior strategic leadership experience in the Facilities Operations field
• Previous experience in agricultural, food/beverage, or pharmaceutical industries
• A degree in either mechanical, industrial, manufacturing, or electrical engineering or its equivalent.
• Post-secondary education in an applicable field and must be a Red Seal certified technician, plus relevant management training and experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Proven experience as a transformational leader with the ability to build, develop, and drive a strong customer service culture
• Effective decision-making ability with a solid understanding of light industrial facility systems based on industry best practices
• Demonstrated ability to lead change within a complex organization, with the ability to manage diverse stakeholder needs and interests and build effective relationships.
• Strong management skills and adept at developing relationships to maximize the potential and commitment of people to achieve outstanding results
• Strong analytical skills, relevant technical capabilities, sound planning skills, and ability to operate as a fully accountable senior manager
• A track record demonstrating strong fiscal accountability, strategic planning and budget experience
• A skilled communicator with the ability to sell new concepts and approaches at all levels of the organization
• Knowledgeable with facility preventive and demand maintenance technology systems, ability to provide strategic direction for facility operations
• Familiarity with government legislation in the area of Occupational Health and Safety.
• Accustomed to working with engineering and construction firms in a project management role
• Prior experience working with a computerized maintenance management system

If you are interested in this opportunity, apply today! Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Randstad Professionals Canada
Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.

Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.