Facilities / Engineering Operations Manager

Sodexo BRIDGEWATER, NJ 08807
Job category: Building/Facilities

About the Job

Unit Description

Sodexo is expanding our services with a global Life Science organization!  We have an immediate need for a Facilities Operations Manager in Bridgewater, NJ; with experience managing total integrated facilities (hard & soft services). The ideal candidate will have managed multiple services such as Engineering, Maintenance, Janitorial; and have extensive knowledge in Building Systems.


If you have a passion for and experience in hard service, technical FM with the ability to build and lead a team of skilled technicians, read on.


We will self-perform all services in HVAC, plumbing, electrical, BAS, Carpentry and general maintenance.  You will lead a team of 8 FTE's in a campus environment. This team is part of a larger Sodexo team which provides food, conferencing, janitorial, mail-room and records management, switchboard and reception services.


The site houses 3450 occupants in several buildings that covers 900,00 sq. ft. of LEED Silver certified space.


This is a technical management role so candidate must have a strong technical understanding of building mechanics. #LI

Position Summary

Back up to GM; 2nd in command; Supervises the account as the #2 manager and has full responsibility including supervision of other managers. Responsible for entire account when the Director of Facilities Ops is not present.Two scenarios for this position in Univ.: A) Has all facilities rolling up – Custodial / maintenance and grounds, and FM who reports to GM; very large integrated operation. B) Mega account – multiple managers of maintenance; PM function; other specific managers – unifying position.

Key Duties- Manage other managers; manage by walking around (rounding); Staffs, trains, and is responsible for employee development- client interface; - payroll oversight;- budgetary oversight on some services; - Oversees and coordinates projects- Manages work orders/CMMS- Manages mechanicals (i.e. HVAC)- Manages QA and Safety


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree 

Basic Management Experience - 5 years   

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years work experience in facilities maintenance, plant operations or engineering services

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