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 Director 3 - Facilities Operations - VEGA BAJA, Puerto Rico

Job information
Posted by: Sodexo 
Hiring entity type: Food Service and Restaurant 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for Puerto Rico
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Engineering - Civil
Engineering - Electrical
Electronics Manufacturing
Engineering - Mechanical
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 82754 / Latpro-3691726 
Date posted: Jul-04-2019
State, Zip: Puerto Rico, 00693


Unit Description

Sodexo Corporate Services seeks a qualified Director of Facilities Operations, who will be responsible for directing facilities custodial and maintenance operations of building(s) and property at two units (Vega Baja & Barceloneta, PR) with an annual managed volume greater than 10 million dollars.

The ideal candidate will have success, knowledge and ability to do the following:

  • Draft and execute strategic plans from the company and client
  • Strong background in an FDA regulated manufacturing or lab spaces in a GXP environment
  • Meet established KPI’s and SLA’s
  • Establish and maintain outstanding client relationships
  • Build and develop the FM staff to exceptional service and performance levels
  • Have knowledge of and experience in all facets of service delivery including; Utilities, Facilities maintenance, Business services, Janitorial, and Food services.
  • Direct and oversee all aspects of building and systems management
  • Manage sub-contracted vendors to established KPI’s and SLA’s
  • Proactively solve problems for client
  • Manage construction and other projects
  • Manage client and Sodexo budgets in excess of $10M
  • Ability to maneuver in a contested client environment and be quite fact based to aid in backing up decisions/actions of the SDX team.
  • Engineering background with the ability to “negotiate” with each of the client system owners on a technical level.
  • Strong financial aptitude related to costing “out of GMAX” work

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Four (4) year degree in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Construction Science, Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Five (5) years of experience in facilities management including custodial operations, grounds and landscape operations and maintenance, engineering, maintenance, construction experience with related continuous education courses.
  • Working knowledge of HVAC, utilities and piped gas systems.
  • Computer literate with excellent technical, organizational, interpersonal and written/verbal communications.

Position Summary

The Director of Facilities Operations is responsible for directing facilities maintenance operations of building(s) and property at a single unit. The Director of Facilities Operations manages the preventative maintenance and reactive repair of skilled trades, e.g., HVAC, plumbing, electrical, utilities; and manages the hiring, training and supervision of staff, professionals and management. The Director of Facilities Operations manages a safe and efficient working environment, essential to the performance of the business. The Director may oversee construction work and often manages other core Sodexo services, and/or logistics of business/operations services, e.g., grounds keeping, laundry, food, security, inventory, mail, concierge services.


Basic Education Requirement- Bachelor’s Degree

Basic Management Experience- 5 years

Basic Functional Experience- 5 years


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


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