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Sodexo Facilities / Engineering Operations Manager 2 in Rochester, New York

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a Facilities Operations Manager for our Universities Division.

Make an Immediate Impact. Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality-of-Life Services. More than 125,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 9,000 client sites and more than 15 million customers a day in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes, and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes.

Our client portfolio spans multiple markets across the nation including education, corporate services, health care and government services, which means we can offer a career full of variety, challenge, and tremendous growth opportunities.

Are You the One? Our clients depend on your expertise to help them to optimize their business. If you are a Strategic Facilities Manager with the ability to develop innovative technical solutions while successfully managing key performance indicators to drive strong business results, this may be the opportunity for you!

Key Responsibilities: Combine your proven leadership and Facilities Management technical expertise to enhance existing or new client programs including short- and long-range planning, construction/renovation projects, preventative predictive and corrective maintenance, energy management, grounds, and landscaping, as well as energy management.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A proven track record of successful Facilities Management leadership experience as demonstrated by articulated results and accomplishments.

  • 5 years of Facilities Operations experience preferably in a university setting.

  • knowledge in the Building and Mechanical Trades to include mechanical, plumbing, HVAC, electrical, Carpentry, etc.

  • has managed multiple departments at a university including grounds, housekeeping, construction/project management and maintenance.

  • exceptional customer service, relationship building and communication skills.

  • experience working with outside vendors and subcontractors.

  • strong leadership skills with a focus on staff development and team building.

  • has strong financial acumen and budget management experience.

Working for Sodexo in Universities allows you to support students on their path to adulthood and academic success. Located on college and university campuses across the country, Sodexo creates clean, safe living and learning environments that inspire and drive success. Student success depends upon so many conditions – when they are well fed, safe, comfortable, and learning in a clean, well maintained environment they are more likely to succeed.

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

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 or equivalent experience

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.

Location US-NY-Rochester

System ID 668282

Category Facilities

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time