Facilities and Maintenance Manager

Northampton

Travel Required: >75%

Working Hours:  40 hours per week

Working Conditions: Predominantly office and workshop based.

Overall purpose: Multi-site responsibility for all buildings and surrounding property, including upkeep (and installation, where required) of all utilities, fixtures and services, contained therein.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Contract Management   

Identification and assessment of suitability, coverage, length and scope of contracts, price and performance, for all vendors, currently involved in Facilities and Maintenance across different sites.

Monitor and measure vendor performance, as necessary.

Change, add or remove suppliers as appropriate, sourcing from a controlled Approved Supplier List, which you will establish, following tender processes, as-and-when required.

Machinery and Tooling  

Ensure all fixed and portable assets, within Workshops, Fabrication Areas and on-the-road engineers, are accounted for on the new H&S software management facility, filling-in gaps as necessary.Through scheduling tools contained within H&S software, ensure that all sites carry out documented servicing and breakdowns of all equipment, in a sufficient, accredited and timely manner. In-house documented pre-use checks, should also be established where they currently do not exist.

Utilities

All installations serviced and repaired, as necessary.

Security

All site Security maintained, with insurance company-stated improvements, actioned.

Maintenance

Establish the right balance and ownership of maintenance duties, between contractors, site managers, workshop supervisors, and yourself.

Hands-on approach to maintenance and breakdown, where necessary, but not exclusively.

Building and Grounds Maintenance

Manage contractors to ensure building and grounds are kept to an impeccably professional standard.

Assessment of the size and suitability of each of the sites within the business, advising the Group SHEQC Manager, as appropriate, with regard possible improvements, taking into account cost, operational capability and safety.

Legislation

Keep abreast of associated legislation, pertaining to all aspects of the role, act in conjunction with it, and communicate to other areas as the business as necessary.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Standard Desirable/ Essential

Work Experience

Minimum 3 years’ experience working within a similar environment E

Multi-Site Experience D

Education and Qualifications

Recognised qualifications within Facilities Management (level 2 to level 7 ‘British Institute Of Facilities Management’), Building Management, Construction or Engineering. D

Knowledge

Contract management E

Utility companies and how they operate. D

Health and Safety practices. E

Associated legislation. D

Working with fire and intruder protection systems, within previous roles (including testing thereof). E

Budget Management D

Project Management E

Skills

Analytical and problem-solving. E

Confident decision-making. E

Commercial awareness. E

Manage scope of role E

Amicable conflict resolution E

Time Management E

Solid Communication Skills E CV/Interview/Probation

Be able to evidence adequate preparation of contractors’ work (Specification of job, RAMS, engineer qualifications, etc). E

Proficient IT skills. E

A practical, flexible and innovative approach to work E

Personal Attributes

Flexible E

Ability to stay calm and be effective under pressure. E

Have the ability to forge interpersonal relationships with colleagues. E

Have the ability to be ‘hands-on’ where necessary E

Self-Motivated   E

What Happens Next?

If you’d like to be considered for the role, we’d love to hear from you. Once you have completed your application, our Recruitment Team will initially consider your skills and experience based on your CV and application. If suitable, our team will then contact you to advise you of the next stage.

Doosan is an equal opportunities employer and positively welcomes all applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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