SodexoMAGIC has an exciting opportunity for an Facilities Engineering Operations Manager 2 to join Sodexo at Lansing School District located in Lansing, MI.

The Lansing School District is an urban public-school district covering 52 square miles including the city of Lansing, parts of East Lansing and parts of the townships of Delta, DeWitt and Watertown.

Are you the one?

Position Summary:
Reporting directly to the General Manager, you will be responsible for managing the Operations and Environmental Services Department and team covering 37 schools. Additional responsibilities include: Work with client to ensure satisfaction in all areas of custodial services operations and maintenance. Conduct safety inspections and training ensuring safety procedures are implemented and documented; Schedule employee’s hours, overtime and payroll; Supervises day-to-day work activities by delegating, assigning and prioritizing activities and monitoring operating standards;

7+ years managing Environmental Services Operations/ Custodial or Housekeeping and maintenance.
Exceptional customer service, relationship building and communication skills; Strong Leadership skills with a focus on staff development and team building; Experience managing both union and non- union employees;

Working for Sodexo:
How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.

We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day.

Sodexo offers you a competitive salary, paid training, extensive education and continuous learning opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package designed with work-life balance in mind that includes 3 weeks of vacation plus additional sick time during the first year of employment.

What are you waiting for?
Apply to this job today and be our next Facilities Engineering Operations Manager

More transactional; daily interaction with hourly staff and SPOC. Supervises hourly staff and is the first line of response for customers. Focuses on emergency work orders and safety.
  • Implementing SDX procedures/programs to achieve operational goals/performance in managing – mechanical – Hard FM – Electric, plumber, HVAC, and mechanical; carpentry (would fall under skilled mechanical).
  • Scope – number of management technicians/generalists? Or trades? / level of interaction with client vs chain of command / unit financial responsibility / safety /
  • Number of buildings / square footage levels / level of sophisticated systems – HVAC / electronics / Labs
  • Level of self-performed tasks vs. contractor management/ staffing levels may be less than Healthcare – more redundancy of systems; HC more regulatory “Joint Commission which dictates more annual/planned processes
  • Preventive and corrective maintenance; predictive maintenance.
  • Greater than 500k sq ft; over 10 – 12 trades
  • Day to day management of the maintenance operations of the account. Oversight communication workflow management; Building trades and mechanical trades – electrical, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC (Hard FM) – Scope of responsibility is greater for a Manager 2 – more technical and more management; may have a Manager 1 reporting this position
Critical 1 – Mechanically competent
Critical 2 – People skills – communication/mgmt.
Interpersonal skills important
Scope may mandate this position; technical competency level may also be a differentiator
Key Duties
Supervision of all outside contractors/vendors for site
Responsible for overseeing facilities staff, training and hr functions for unit
Financial= labor, inventory, supplies, UFS
Performs facilities maintenance functions as required.
Manages events (schools)
Communicates directly with customers
Responsible for CMMS
Implement SDX programs/ procedures/ policies/ systems
Safety – client and SDX employee safety
Mechanical systems – maintaining operational capability of mechanical systems
Multiple buildings requiring mechanical systems oversight
Scheduling and work flow management – greater scope

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree
Basic Management Experience - 2 years
Basic Functional Experience - 2 years work experience in facilities maintenance, plant operations or engineering services

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

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