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Director 2 - Facilities Operations

Job category: Facilities

Job ID: 77841


Posted: 22-Jan-2019

Sodexo is seeking a Director of Facilities for one of our locations in San Jose. California


Make an Immediate Impact.

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.


Our client portfolio spans multiple markets across the nation including education, corporate services, health care and government services, which means we can offer a career full of variety, challenge and tremendous growth opportunities.


 Are you a strong Facilities/Engineering Manager who is technically savvy with FM skills?  A Facilities leader who is process oriented and highly motivated?  Do you possess strong leadership skills and enjoy managing people, processes and projects? If so, then we would love to hear from you as we have the perfect job for you!


 Candidates must have excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships with client stakeholders at all levels as well as internal staff.  The ability to work with others and develop collaborative teams is essential to success.  


Areas of responsibilities:


HVAC System:

  • Lab cooling system control including humidity for clean room
  • Cooling system installation and upgrading per lab demand
  • Filter monitoring and change

Electrical and Electronic Systems:

  • Routine operation and maintenance
  • Electrical distribution including modification for the lab
  • UPS maintenance and inspection for remote sites
  • Electrical appliance test for remote sites

Mechanical System:

  • System assessment and management
  • Spare parts and inventory

Security System:

  • Card key access system and camera monitoring / recording
  • Contractors to cover all 14 locations
  • Response time
  • Gap on 24x7 monitoring

Energy Management:

  • Energy management system, procedures and actions
  • Utility tracking and saving

Asset Management:

  • Asset coding, assessment, maintenance plan
  • Life cycle management

Staffing & Equipment:

  • Service platform providing engineering support
  • 1 Mechanical / Electrical specialized technician with close supervision by HVAC engineering platform
  • Improved handyman skill set with technical e-learning tools
  • Sodexo data center expertise to strengthen management and control
  • Develop business continuity plan – including 24x7 emergency response system and procedures
  • Specific mobile service team – flexible, quick response, business continuity

Key Management Measures:

  • Life cycle management – Asset Management Framework (AMF) standardization, SOPs, training for critical equipment and systems
  • Spare parts management and emergency response process
  • Command center 24x7 for timely response
  • Qualified subcontractors at national level, double assurance from Sodexo engineers + subcontractor engineering team
  • Set up energy management program
  • Preventive maintenance plan
  • CMMS for PM and work order management

Careers in Corporate:

Working for Sodexo at Corporate locations gives you the opportunity to help people perform better by improving their daily life in the workplace – what we call Quality of Life. Quality of Life means an environment of respect for people, for wellness and for greater productivity. Quality of Life means a workplace that creates greater efficiency, satisfaction and productivity. It means a business that understands that the wellness of people has a direct connection to the wellness of the organization’s bottom line.


Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.


We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day. 


Apply Now!

Apply to this job today and be our next Director of Facilities Operations.  We foster an environment where employees are friends, where the work is invigorating and satisfying, and where we share common values and a commitment to your future – your quality of life. 

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


Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Healthcare and Senior Living locations across the United States. See more Facilities Management jobs here.

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.