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Do you have experience working in a manufacturing or production environment? If you answered YES to these questions, this role is for you!

Sodexo is seeking a Director of Facilities Operations for our corporate services client in Elk Grove, IL. This position supports this progressive organization by providing leadership for our Facilities team in the delivery of safe, sanitary, and innovative services to our customers.

***The salary range is between $90,000 to $118,000 depending on the candidate's experience. We are offering competitive benefits, PTO, and paid holidays!***

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate experience in leading and managing complex facilities management services, including effectively communicating and working with stakeholders to establish and maintain effective working relationships and deliver customer-focused solutions
  • Provide leadership and direct activities for the delivery of workplace services, operations, and asset planning, maintenance, and repair with accountability for the overall delivery of site management, including building services, hard services, energy management, and environmental health & safety
  • Communicate effectively with Sodexo leadership team and client partners regarding contracts, scope changes, future planning needs, develop and implement strategies for their Facilities teams, and ensure successful outcomes
  • Responsible for financial management including cost control, reporting, forecasting, and budgeting to actual performance while taking corrective actions to ensure fiscal responsibility
  • Work closely and proactively with client and Sodexo MAH Operations Director to ensure the day-to-day operations of the facility, including custodial, safety, engineering, site services, and general maintenance, are implemented and carried out in a manner consistent with Sodexo and site policies.
  • Perform general maintenance planning and scheduling for services and Sodexo managed vendors, using a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) activities where SAP and Maximo have been deployed and manage performance metrics in accordance with account KPI’s.
  • Step in to perform maintenance technician activities when needed.
  • Assign, coordinate and supervise activities of the maintenance unit personnel including all plant shutdown related activities.
  • Follow GMP and preventive and corrective maintenance procedures in place for safe operation of all infrastructure systems such as electrical, mechanical HVAC & R/O water systems • Monitor, take immediate action and report on PM related performance.
  • Conduct daily walk thru audits, initiate vendor and client engagement to demonstrate proactive attention to details, relating to the interior and exterior conditions and appearance of the property.
  • Ensure contract work is within the scope of contract and reviewed on a regular basis and verify that invoices match contract pricing.
  • Ensure that GMP aspects, current technical standards, local building codes and regulations and safety standards for the buildings are being considered and met.

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Strong technical knowledge of the following: custodial, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, structural, safety systems, landscape, and energy management
  • Previous experience managing facilities maintenance projects
  • Exceptional business and financial acumen
  • Excellent customer service, relationship building, and communication skills

Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Health Care, and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for Facilities Management jobs.

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 delivers tangible outcomes.


What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 5 years

Basic Functional Experience - 5 years

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

Application Instructions

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