We are looking for a Facility Manager for our office and warehouse locations in Nivelles, Brucargo, strépy and Heppignies.
The facility manager is responsible for maintaining the good condition of our infrastructure ensuring technical, legal and QSHE compliancy.
The goal is to ensure our warehouses and offices are problem-free and safe so that employees can work under the best conditions.
You manage and support the facility technicians and facility supervisors on the different sites on a hands on and pragmatic level.
You are responsible for both the soft and hard services with a focus on hard services. Ensuring the quality, safety, health & environmental standards for the building systems.
Whether it is : mechanical, electrical, fire / life safety, plumbing, winter services, sustainability, infrastructure, security.
You respond to emergency situations or other urgent issues involving the facilities on a 24 / 7 basis.
You create a culture of continuous improvement and professionalism through KPI's, benchmarking, SLA's and implementation of best practices.
Developing and updating procedures, guidelines and working instructions making them QSHE compliant.
Work closely with the business / stakeholders to ensure business needs are fully understood at all times and potential buy in can be accomplished.
Give presentations and deliver status reports on facility projects on different levels within the organization
Impacts Kuehne + Nagel’s ability to win and retain business (as result of timely, efficient, cost effective and quality procurement solutions).
You are the direct contact person for external services, you follow up on suppliers and contractors.
Your Skills and Experiences
Graduated from a Bachelor / Master in facility management / Engineering.
5 years of experience in a technical and a people management role.
Have technical knowledge on one or more of the following topics electricity / electronics (knowledge of technical failures),
HVAC techniques, industrial engineering, maintenance of machines, measurement and control technology, automation, etc.
Ability to demonstrate an analytical, logical and numerate approach
Able to work under stressful situations and to take decisions under pressure
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the business and to negotiate
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English & French, knowledge of Dutch is an advantage
Good Reasons to Join
We offer a solid position within a strong international environment with a competitive salary and opportunities for further development within the Kuehne + Nagel Group.