Successful manufacturing company is in need of a qualified Facilities Engineer to be responsible for the overall efficient operation of all plant infrastructures, including, electrical, mechanical, HVAC, boilers, fire and security alarm systems and all essential supporting equipment.
Ensuring that the facility is operating as it should on a daily basis. Facility Engineers will need to complete daily inspections and communicate directly with decision-makers to ensure that the business is running smoothly every day. For this reason, facility Engineers are generally highly visible and are frequently completing inspections.
Dealing with emergency issues that arise. Facility Engineers will generally be involved in anything that breaches the safety, security, or usability of their facilities. Facility Engineers will often have contingency plans regarding what needs to be done in the event that certain situations occur, such as equipment breaking down unexpectedly.
Formulating plans for the future. In addition to ensuring that the facility is currently adequate, facility Engineers also need to make sure that the facility will continue to be so. Facility Engineers will need to project future requirements regarding the company, and will need to work closely with decision-makers to determine the best upgrade paths for equipment and infrastructure.
Creating plans for replacements and repairs. Management and maintenance go hand-in-hand. Facilities Engineers will also need to plan ahead for any necessary replacements and repairs, scheduling necessary maintenance and management tasks during the times that are least likely to disrupt the business and its employees.
Developing and managing vendor contracts. Facilities Engineers often work very closely with vendors to ensure that the companies are maximizing their resources. Not only do they negotiate these contracts, but they are also in charge of making sure these contracts are fulfilled. Through this, they are able to develop and maintain relationships with the vendors.
A Facilities Engineer is a job role that is responsible for making sure that buildings and their services meet the needs of the people that work in them. Facilities Engineers are accountable for services such as cleaning, security and parking, to make sure the surrounding environment is in a suitable condition to work.
- 3+ years experience in facilities engineering, preferably in a manufacturing industry
- Experience with Air Handling, hydraulics, pneumatics associated with the manufacturing, construction and power environments.
- Budget management experience.
- Vendor management experience.
- Familiarity with regulations and building codes.
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, maintain detailed and accurate records, and prepare clear and concise written reports.