Facilities Manager

Wilkes-Barre | United States | Human Resources


  • The incumbent is responsible for the efficient management and operation of the Pennsylvania Distribution Center. This includes all tasks in the DC + Services area, i.e. technical facility management (e.g. operation of structural and technical installations, fire prevention), building-related services (e.g. safety, cleaning, waste, outdoor facilities) and workplace-related services for employees (e.g. health & safety, space planning, moves, catering, mail services, car pool).

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible key function in the management team of the Safety and Security department which ensures a very high service level for all customers across North America.
  • Aligning service levels and costs for Corporate Facilities + Services and providing regularly reports to senior management.
  • Leading and further development of the assigned employees and teams.
  • Negotiation, administration and controlling of all services at the location.
  • Adherence to guidelines and standards of Corporate Property + Services/HQ in Herzogenaurach.
  • Resource management (administration, planning, organisation and controlling of personnel, tasks, timelines, costs).
  • Planning, organisation and supervision of constructional and technical facility management, taking economic aspects into account.
  • Adherence to US statutory safety regulations (e.g. OSHA).
  • Analysis, quality control and further development of standards and processes.
  • Build-up and further development of relationships with business partners at the site in order to better understand customer requirements. Ensure communication through all hierarchy levels.
  • Space/occupancy planning and implementation of moves (moves management).

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Functional and disciplinary lead and further development of the assigned employees and creation of an effective work environment.
  • Project management (schedule, quality and cost control, representation of the owner, steering of external architects, specialist planners and other third parties).
  • Design, planning, organisation, tendering, placing and supervision of services and construction work, including scheduling, invoice control, documentation, defect tracking and warranty management.
  • Ensure a very high service level with regard to the maintenance of all technical installations in the highly automated building complex. Maintain operational readiness at all times by using a structured and preventive maintenance solution.
  • Autonomous planning, organisation and supervision of technical and constructional maintenance work as well as renovation and remodelling work in coordination with Site Management and specialist colleagues, taking into account different priorities, strategic goals and relevant regulations.
  • Preparation of presentations, decision proposals, price comparisons, cost estimates and investment requests.
  • Ensure operator's responsibility at the site.

Requisite Education:

1. University/college degree focusing on civil engineering, electrical engineering and/or mechanical engineering with additional business management training.

2. At least 7 years' relevant experience in a similar function.

3. Extensive knowledge of all areas of state-of-the-art facility management.

4. Entrepreneurial and business mindset. Distinctive analytical, conceptual and communicative skills. Own initiative and independent work style.

5. Distinctive team orientation and assertiveness.

6. Solid MS Office skills, knowledge in the application of CAFM systems. Knowledge of SAP an advantage.

7. Competent English language skills.

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adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.

The Facts

Jobtitle Facilities Manager
Team Human Resources
Brand adidas
Location Wilkes-Barre
Country United States
Number 191438
Position Type Full time
Date Feb-19, 2019
Relocation no

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At adidas, we believe that sport has the power to change lives. This makes us creative, collaborative and confident in everything we do, wherever we are. This includes the workplace, where we empower our people to be the best they can be. Join us at the Wilkes-Barre Distribution Center and you’ll work with world-class machinery and state-of-the-art automated processes. You’ll find out what you’re capable of very quickly—and exceed our customers’ expectations again and again. We also believe in a healthy work-life balance and great company benefits here. A culture of diverse backgrounds matters to us, too. Just like sport, this gives us every perspective, so we can take adidas into the future.

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