Sodexo Inc. Facilities / Engineering Operations Manager 2 in CALDWELL, New Jersey

Unit Description

Sodexo has an exciting opportunity for a Facilities Operations Manager 2 at Caldwell University in Caldwell NJ.

Are you the one?

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.

Key Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Facilities Director you will be responsible for managing building service maintenance, preventative maintenance as well as oversight of custodial and grounds.

Requirements include:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years managing facilities maintenance services;

  • Solid technical knowledge in the area’s of HVAC and skilled trades;

  • Experience and knowledge with Computerized Maintenance Management Software;

  • Extraordinary customer service, relationship building and communication skills;

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects;

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

  • Solid knowledge of preventative maintenance;

  • Knowledge of construction project management


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 that includes 3 weeks of vacation plus additional sick time during the first year of employment

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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

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.

System ID 79774

Category Facilities

Relocation Type Yes - According to Grade

Employment Status Full-Time