Massachusetts Jobs

MassHire JobQuest Logo

Job Information

Sodexo Executive Director, Facilities Operations in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Unit Description

You are a strategic, innovative Facilities Executive Director ready to help clients optimize their business!

We are looking for an Executive Director with a strong manufacturing background to lead FM operations across

facility locations in the North Region to include Auburn, ME; Boston, MA; Andover, MA; Belleville, ONT, CA.TheExecutive Director will be based out of theSouth Bostonsite location. This Executive Director will have technical knowledge of hard services (HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Manufacturing Equipment, Building Maintenance, etc.) in a manufacturing environment. A combined total of 8 million square feet oversight, that also includes oversight of the following line of services: Security, Culinary, Hard and Soft services. This position requires a strategic leader, knowledge of GMP (Good manufacturing practices), knowledge of FMCG (fast moving consumer goods), experience in multi-site and state oversight and capable of managing complex projects and the ability to successfully integrate services within the requirements of the current MSA agreement.

Are You the One?

Our clients depend on your expertise to help them to optimize their business. If you are a Strategic Facilities Director with the ability to develop innovative technical solutions while successfully managing key performance indicators to drive strong business results, this may be the opportunity for you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the main point of contact for client communication and field all client requests through direct reports

  • approximately 8 direct reports

  • Oversee 4-8 sites in the northeast to mid-Atlantic geography

  • Oversight to all work in CMMS system (SAP knowledge is a plus)

  • Follow up with direct reports on all rm Monthly Building Safety tours checking machine rooms, stairwells and electrical rooms. Complete Fresh Eyes and Safety Reviews to Counseling Client on Safety best practices

  • Routine Tour buildings to ensure all systems are in operation and customers are satisfied with building’s operation.

  • Attend weekly planning and scheduling meetings with area site Directors and planners to determine work priority and schedule for the following week and long-range backlog is executed with business disruption and minimal barriers.

  • Work with Project Engineering by providing information on the building infrastructure and construction impact on the building occupants. Attend all project meetings within our areas of responsibility. Provide written notifications to occupants of upcoming issues that may affect their science or animal welfare. Ensure all facility and maintenance issues are addressed during conceptual design.

  • Follow up with Site Directors to ensure all vendors are properly PO in the systems to minimize billing errors.

  • Find and scope projects to reduce cost savings at the site and throughout the geographical area.

  • Must be available 24/7 to respond to building emergencies or to respond to work being performed by contractors after hours.

  • Oversight of multiple building operations in a specific area within the Region

  • Strong Financial Acumen to management a Multi-Million-dollar portfolio

  • Travel up to 30%

Learn more aboutSodexo’s Benefits (

Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Health Care and Senior Living locations across the United States.Continue your search for Facilities Management jobs ( .

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 career growth opportunities.

Make an Immediate Impact.

Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 150,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 13,000 client sites 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.

Position Summary

The Executive Director of Facilities Operations leads or directs facilities maintenance operations of building(s) and property at a single mega-site or multi-site unit. This position may function as head of a small mega-site unit with three levels of management reporting up to this position; or may assist in the leadership of a large mega or multi-site unit reporting up to a VP, Facilities Operations. The Executive Director of Facilities Operations leads or assists in the integration of processes within the client organization to maintain and develop agreed services which support and improve the effectiveness of its primary activities. At the organizational level, the Executive Director of Facilities Operations may contribute to the delivery of strategic and operational objectives by reducing facility costs, and improving the productivity, revenue generating capacity and image of the entire organization. This position ensures a safe and efficient working environment, essential to the performance of the business. The Executive Director of Facilities Operations often manages construction work and may coordinate and/or oversee contracted services for major construction. The position often manages other core Sodexo services, and/or logistics of business/operations services, e.g., grounds keeping, laundry, food, security, inventory, mail, concierge services.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 7 years

Basic Functional Experience- 7 years in facilities management, engineering, management of business/operations service in both soft and hard facilities services

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

Location US-MA-BOSTON | US-MA-Virtual

System ID 681585

Category Facilities

Relocation Type Yes - According to Grade

Employment Status Full-Time