Maintenance & Facilities Manager - Global Retail Company

GBP45000 - GBP51000 per annum +
28 Aug 2018
25 Sep 2018
David Turner
Specialist Area
Engineering, maintenance
Contract Type
Full Time

An excellent role for a technically focused Facilities Manager that will suit a strong team leader with aspirations to develop their career.

You should have excellent knowledge of H&S processes, in particular relating to food preparation and storage. You will apply this knowledge alongside your technical ability to ensure all machines are in full working order.

Client Details

My client is a globally recognised business with operations in 6 continents. After several acquisitions they have restructured their facilities department.

A number of brands operate under the group branding and cover a variety of services including retail, catering, hospitality and logistics.


Maintenance & Facilities Manager - Global Retail Company

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead and support the maintenance team ensuring adequate training is in place, processes are in place to protect the workforce and appraisals are carried out.

  • Continuously identify opportunities for improvement in services, products and systems to secure maximum efficiencies.

  • Developing & managing maintenance services budgets.

  • Ensures maintenance compliance to statutory Health & Safety regulation.

  • Responsible for managing maintenance and project priorities and scheduling of workloads for subcontractors.

  • Provide reports and recommendations on capital expenditure to replace or upgrade equipment.

  • Provide weekly reports on works carried out and performance of in-house and external contractors.

  • Embracing and promoting continuous improvement and a desire for world class performance.

  • Management of the unit permit procedures for staff & sub-contractors, including assessment of method statements and risk assessments where required.

  • Observes the safety standards and procedures of the unit at all times and ensures that they are maintained in order to safeguard the safety of staff, visitors and installations.

  • Work with the security teams to ensure compliance to CAA regulations.

  • Maintain team's personnel files in liaison with HR.


Maintenance & Facilities Manager - Global Retail Company

This role will be a crucial position within the company because of the critical nature of the equipment used on a daily basis.

Whilst there is a strong concentration on the technical ability of the candidate selected for the role; there will also be a requirement for the candidate to have an in-depth understanding of statutory and legal requirements.

This position is very much hands on and will involve you getting your hands dirty. You should not only be able to understand the technical aspects of all the machines but also be able to train others on required works.

Candidates should have general experience in:

  • Facilities management
  • Line management
  • Continuous improvement
  • Project management
  • Budget management

Job Offer

Maintenance & Facilities Manager - Global Retail Company


A good all round package is available with this role with a basic salary between £45k - £50k pa

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