Facilities Manager

Location Wallingford
Salary £40000 - £55000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Sales, Marketing & Operations
Reference J9874
Our client is a renowned and innovative manufacturing company. A specialist in what they do with an enviable track record and a global reputation for delivering high-quality products, they are committed to providing the ultimate for their HNW clients and client base.

Commitment to quality is maintained throughout the building and the standard of manufacturing and site is kept high at all times.

As such we are seeking a dedicated Facilities Manager to ensure the facilities operate efficiently and are maintained to the highest standards. This is a key role for the firm with multiple manufacturing production lines working at once.

As a Facilities Manager, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining and enhancing the facilities operational efficiency and safety. You will oversee the management of the facility, ensuring that it remains a safe and productive environment for the employees and visitors. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills, technical expertise, and a commitment to ensuring that the facilities run smoothly.

Applications welcome from the Automotive, Manufacturing and Marine sectors.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Plan, organize, and oversee all maintenance activities to ensure the facility remains in optimal condition.
  • Manage routine inspections and repairs of equipment, infrastructure, and systems.
  • Develop and implement a preventative maintenance schedule for all facility assets.
  • Ensure that the facility complies with all relevant health and safety regulations and standards.
  • Implement safety protocols and procedures to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Conduct regular safety training for employees.
  • Develop and manage the facility budget, including cost control and expense tracking.
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities and ensure efficient resource allocation.
  • Oversee relationships with external contractors, service providers, and suppliers.
  • Negotiate contracts and service agreements to ensure cost-effective solutions.
  • Lead a team of facility maintenance staff, ensuring they are well-trained, motivated, and aligned with company goals.
  • Conduct performance evaluations and provide guidance and support.
  • Plan and execute facility improvement and expansion projects.
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders and external contractors to ensure project success.
  • Develop and maintain emergency response plans to address unexpected events.
  • Proven experience in a Facilities Engineer role or similar.
  • NEBOSH Certified
  • Experience in managing small teams and scheduling tasks.
  • Relevant Electrical Engineering and mechanical qualifications.
  • Key holder position, 
For a confidential conversation please contact Oliver Wells on 07458 040285 or Jo Priestley on 02382 024275.

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