Sodexo Operations LLC Facilities / Engineering Manager 2 in RYE, New York

Unit Description

Sodexo has an exciting opportunity for a Facilities / Engineering Manager supporting a large public school district in in Rye, NY.

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Are you a strategic Facilities professional who can drive innovation with exceptional results? As you grow your career, do you want the support of an industry leader in Facilities Management?

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.

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Position Summary:

Reporting to the Facilities Director you will be responsible for managing/ supervising fully integrated facilities services including building maintenance, Project and construction management, and custodial. General responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate activities of workers and/or service employees engaged in facilities operations or services on campus and off campus at school owned faculty and staff housing.

  • Oversight in all areas of construction projects to ensure client satisfaction and retention for the company.

  • Manage the planning, implementation and allocation of resources and activities of capital construction projects to ensure project completion within timelines, contract specification and budget.

  • Responsible for orientation and training of employees and actively works in the in the development of the facilities team.

  • Works to create a safe working environment throughout the facility for all employees.

  • Assists in monitoring employee productivity and provides suggestions for increased service or productivity.

  • Plans project, including defining objectives, scope, specifications, methods, timetables, staffing, contract requirements and budget.

  • Accountable for the execution of service quality by maintaining highest level of delivery

  • Ensures design and construction is in compliance with NYC building codes

  • Negotiates and administers the bidding and awarding of contracts with vendors and suppliers

  • Seeks regular client feedback and ensures account retention

  • Probes potential problems and apprises manager of status on resolution of problems or issues , using appropriate Sodexo resources when necessary

  • Manages by providing positive and constructive feedback to employees in order to reward, coach, correct and motivate

Desired skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years successful experience and strong working knowledge of all aspects of Building Services including Maintenance, Project and Construction Management and custodial management;

  • Exceptional customer service, relationship building and communication skills;

  • Ability to successfully manage operations while supporting the strategic initiatives of the School;

  • Strong technical knowledge particularly with HVAC;

  • Strong Leadership skills with a focus on staff development and team building.


Sodexo offers you a competitive salary, paid training, extensive education and continuous learning opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package designed with work-life balance in mind.

Are you ready to start your Sodexo career? Apply now!



Position Summary

More transactional; daily interaction with hourly staff and SPOC. Supervises hourly staff and is the first line of response for customers. Focuses on emergency work orders and safety.

• Implementing SDX procedures/programs to achieve operational goals/performance in managing – mechanical – Hard FM – Electric, plumber, HVAC, and mechanical; carpentry (would fall under skilled mechanical).

• Scope – number of management technicians/generalists? Or trades? / level of interaction with client vs chain of command / unit financial responsibility / safety /

• Number of buildings / square footage levels / level of sophisticated systems – HVAC / electronics / Labs

• Level of self-performed tasks vs. contractor management/ staffing levels may be less than Healthcare – more redundancy of systems; HC more regulatory “Joint Commission which dictates more annual/planned processes

• Preventive and corrective maintenance; predictive maintenance.

• Greater than 500k sq ft; over 10 – 12 trades

• Day to day management of the maintenance operations of the account. Oversight communication workflow management; Building trades and mechanical trades – electrical, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC (Hard FM) – Scope of responsibility is greater for a Manager 2 – more technical and more management; may have a Manager 1 reporting this position

Critical 1 – Mechanically competent

Critical 2 – People skills – communication/mgmt.

Interpersonal skills important

Scope may mandate this position; technical competency level may also be a differentiator

Key Duties

Supervision of all outside contractors/vendors for site

Responsible for overseeing facilities staff, training and hr functions for unit

Financial= labor, inventory, supplies, UFS

Performs facilities maintenance functions as required.

Manages events (schools)

Communicates directly with customers

Responsible for CMMS

Implement SDX programs/ procedures/ policies/ systems

Safety – client and SDX employee safety

Mechanical systems – maintaining operational capability of mechanical systems

Multiple buildings requiring mechanical systems oversight

Scheduling and work flow management – greater scope

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree

Basic Management Experience - 2 years

Basic Functional Experience - 2 years work experience in facilities maintenance, plant operations or engineering services

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

System ID 65209

Location US-NY-RYE

Relocation No

Category Facilities

Type Full-Time