Nordstrom Area Maintenance Manager in Ontario, California
The Area Maintenance Manager is the manager on shift providing leadership and direction to a team of highly skilled technicians and managers in delivering Material Handling, Industrial Automation and Base building services in a 24 / 7 logistics environment. This position will be responsible to lead using KPIs/metrics that will set the maintenance and operations teams up for success.
This role reports to the Sr Maintenance Manager or Maintenance Manager and manages the Controls Systems Specialists and MHE Technicians on their shift.
A day in the life…
Establish and maintain a safety-first culture by promoting and driving safe work practices, timely training, and best practices
Responsible for performance of vendors and suppliers
Lead and manage a shift of material handling, controls, and facility technicians to 100% equipment uptime
Develop and design solutions to difficult problems, manage outside contractors and be on call for emergencies
Handle multiple projects and daily activities, meet deadlines and develop plans on how to accomplish departmental and distribution goals
Ensure that all safety programs and procedures are followed
Develop and maintain preventative maintenance programs and good working relationships with senior operations leaders
Develop business plans and provide guidance and direction for the successful implementation of those plans
Uphold contract terms and conditions with subcontractors and suppliers to ensure proper delivery of goods and services against contracts and expectations
Act as point of contact with site occupants, property management/ Landlords to coordinate FM activities and ensure company and customer needs are met
Assist in the development and ongoing management of detailed, zero-based operating budgets
Support the business by developing and implementing standard operating procedures (SOPs) and preventive maintenance schedules (PM) to support all areas
Partner with management and others to anticipate future business changes and challenges and proactively implement new or revised plans
Create a strong culture by building and maintaining a high performing team who is engaged, innovative and deeply connected to the mission of supporting our customers
Support optimal facility performance through contracted cleaning services, HVAC, Vertical Transportation, Restaurant, Fire and Life Safety and Pest contracts etc.
Coordinate system repairs and monitoring systems to ensure maximum uptime and system performance
Execute audits and record-keeping practices to ensure program adherence
You’ve got this if…
Four-year degree in a related discipline or relevant combination of experience
A minimum of three to five years of direct supervision or lead support of multi-building operations is required
Experience in managing MHE, Controls and PIT operations.
Demonstrated experience in managing 24 / 7 operations in a fast-paced work environment
Superior client relationship management skills
Demonstrated negotiation skills
Ability to plan and manage within budget and time constraints
Strategic thinker with strong implementation orientation
Basic understanding of commercial leases, contract documents and routine accounting methods
Familiarity with and understanding of building systems
Ability to multitask and work without direct supervision
Excellent prioritization and conflict resolution
Proficient in and experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook) , and possess strong written, verbal and people skills . Strong organizational skills and collaborative management style needed
Affiliation with professional organizations such as IFMA, BOMA, RILA, Nexus, PRSM
Six Sigma, Lean, TPC, or other operational excellence methodology certifications
Excellent project management skills to ensure timely and accurate delivery of related projects
Broad network of facilities professionals and supplier base to draw upon when needed
We’ve got you covered…
Our employees are our most important asset and that’s reflected in our benefits. Nordstrom is proud to offer a variety of benefits to support employees and their families, including:
Medical/Vision, Dental, Retirement and Paid Time Away
Life Insurance and Disability
Merchandise Discount and EAP Resources
A few more important points...
The job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It’s not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities and qualifications for this job.
Nordstrom will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements.
Applicants with disabilities who require assistance or accommodation should contact the nearest Nordstrom location, which can be identified at www.nordstrom.com .
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