Sr. Director of Facilities

Job Title
Sr. Director of Facilities
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Work From Home
Senior Director of Facilities

The Senior Director of Facilities will be accountable for safe and reliable operation of all the greenhouse facilities. This role will lead and motivate a team of Facility Managers, Maintenance Technicians, and contract vendors to plan and complete preventative maintenance, unscheduled repairs, and support annual capital improvements. Must have highly automated management experience in one or more of the following industries: food manufacturing/greenhouse, auto, floral or cannabis.

Location: Remote position that can be located in the Mid-West or East Coast  
*Please note: Our client requires this individual to be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 by start date.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Instill a culture that priorities personnel and food safety
  • Lead development of facilities organization; capitalize on what has been created
  • Establish technical performance standards for site level facility team members
  • Accountable for development and implementation of preventive maintenance programs
  • Oversee creation, implementation and management of the CMMS tracking program including analysis and reporting
  • Provide direction, development and coaching for facility maintenance team
  • Conduct regular service review meeting with facilities
  • Lead a culture that is focused on CI in areas of employee engagement
  • Collaborate with Development, Engineering, and Construction to ensure consistency, and identify areas of potential efficiencies
  • Accountable for all facility systems and equipment
  • Assist with preparation of annual operating budgets
Required Skills/Qualifications:  
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Facilities Management, Engineering, or similar technical degree required
  • 15+ years of experience in facility management with direct management experience
  • Highly automated management experience in one of more of the following industries is needed: food manufacturing/greenhouse, auto, floral or cannabis
  • Experience in managing multiple food processing, manufacturing or operational facilities
  • Advanced people management and leadership skills with proven ability to influence across all levels of the business
  • Excellent KPI creation, analysis, and reporting skills and experience
  • Demonstrated accountability for personnel and food safety performance
  • General understanding of safe work environments
  • Knowledge of applicable OSHA, NEC, and NFPA codes and food safety standards
  • Extensive management of CMMS programs including preventative and predictive maintenance improvements
  • Ability to think out of the box and bring creative, innovative solutions to the table
  • Past experience demonstrating leadership in driving CI projects
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work remotely about 70% of the time and travel to greenhouses about 30% of the time

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