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Facilities Manager

Company: Aldi
Location: Trenton
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

We're ALDI, one of America's favorite grocers. We've grown a lot in the past few years, expanding our reach and customer base all around the country. Whether it's in customer service or our exceptional products, we owe our success to the efficiencies we create in every corner of our company and the people at each level who make that happen.
The Facilities Manager position at ALDI is defined by leadership and accountability. It's a challenging position, but that's just one of the reasons why our investment in you begins with a competitive starting salary plus benefits along with a company vehicle. We invest in ambition and reward success.
Our Facilities Managers are subject matter experts who manage, supervise, and oversee all aspects of the physical store locations, mechanical and operational assets. It's an opportunity to make a significant impact on the organization through maintenance of our capital investments in driving smarter spend decisions aimed to minimize the total cost of ownership and extend the lifecycle of our mechanical systems and assets. The Facilities Manager will also support our sustainability initiatives through carbon reduction measures. - As we expand, this is your chance to join a team where your hard work is guaranteed to make a difference.
Position Type: Full-TimeSalary: $85,000 - $95,000Work Location: -The role is a fully remote position requiring regular travel to all assigned store locations. -The candidate should reside within the zone but has full flexibility within those boundaries.The Facilities Manager position will cover the geographical areas below:--- Zone: Trenton NJ, New Haven CT, and Hartford CT
Duties and Responsibilities: Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.
--- Oversees the maintenance and repair of facilities and assets to assure compliance with governmental codes and ALDI specifications.--- Reviews Request for Proposal process and vendor selection for regional service accounts.--- Reviews and approves work order requests within the appropriate threshold.--- Coordinates large maintenance and resets projects for existing stores.--- Utilizes available information to prepare budgets related to repair maintenance and spend, and tracks performance.--- Evaluates feasibility and economic efficiency analysis related to assigned projects.--- Identifies and implements expense reduction opportunities identified by committees and departments.--- Makes recommendations regarding operating expense guidelines and service levels, as well as on major repairs to the facilities to their direct leader and helps lead implementation.--- Serves as a point of contact for National Services and vendors related to building and asset maintenance and repair in their respective area.--- Provides management reporting on common issues, asset retirement and replacement plans, KPIs on service company performance, and cost control initiatives.--- Identifies and communicates new ideas and cost saving opportunities to construct or remodel facilities to minimize long-term maintenance and repair costs.--- Works with government officials, utility companies and suppliers as needed on specific projects.--- Coordinates with National Projects and National Real Estate on projects, initiatives, and process changes.--- Identifies and communicates projects, initiatives and process changes to leadership in their respective area.--- Recommends and coordinates on-going training as necessary with operations.--- Coordinates negotiation of vendor pricing and contracts as well as the sourcing of new potential vendors in their respective area to drive improved service levels and repair and maintenance spend.--- Advises on any changes or actions to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the team.--- Informs management of recurring issues or when additional team training may be required.--- Oversees repair and maintenance performance in order to maximize asset uptime to drive optimal product integrity and availability for customers in ALDI facilities.--- Oversees and approves work orders, invoices and proposals for trades such as refrigeration, HVAC, electrical, etc. through the ServiceChannel platform.--- Utilizes Energy Reports, Leak Reports and other KPI reports identifying non-conformities and takes action to mitigate unnecessary spend.--- Coordinates with divisional operations personnel and leadership for facilities decisions, repair and maintenance spend and budgeting and data analysis through the ServiceChannel platform.--- Ensures National Real Estate, Procurement and Energy are notified of any equipment performance and quality concerns that should be evaluated in the tendering process.--- Performs spot checks on Preventative Maintenance Services to verify execution is consistent with contractual obligations.--- Performs store asset inventories regularly per company guidelines and takes full ownership of the on-going accuracy of the divisional Store Data.--- Coordinates and recommends asset disposal and replacements per equipment guidelines, as well as supports warranty management on building and equipment assets.--- Assumes responsibility for managing changes to assets containing refrigerant to ensure compliance with EPA regulations and international reporting requirements. --- Assumes responsibility for new or remodeled facilities immediately following completion of both the punch list and the 9 month walk through that is required to be completed by the Construction Manager.--- Ensures compliance with all sprinkler and backflow testing requirements.--- Assists in training and developing team members and operations to retain a motivated and professional workforce.--- Collaborates with team members and communicates relevant information to leadership.--- Upholds the security and confidentiality of documents and data within area of responsibility.--- Other duties as assigned.
Job-specific Competencies: Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
--- Consistently demonstrates the Mindsets, ALDI Acts Competencies and Professional Skills (M.A.P.) as outlined for the role.--- Gives attention to detail and follows instruction.--- Prepares written materials to meet purpose and audience. --- Develops and maintains positive relationships with internal and external parties. --- Works cooperatively and collaboratively within a group. --- Understands the history, strategy, organizational authority, interdependence of job duties, products, systems, and services of the company. --- Ability to drive safety, construction, repair and maintenance expertise to ensure compliance.--- Ability to develop rapport, trust, and open communication that enhances the growth and job performance of construction personnel.--- Ability to facilitate group involvement when conducting meetings.--- Negotiation skills.--- Conflict management skills.--- Ability to recommend, interpret, and apply ALDI operating policies and procedures.--- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.--- Ability to stay organized and multi-task in a professional and efficient manner.--- Establishes goals and works toward achievement.--- Ability to build, employ labor, and construct facilities to the desired goal within budget.--- Successfully manages the work effort of outside resources within the desired timeline and budget.--- OSHA awareness.--- ADA compliance awareness.
Education and Experience:
--- Associate's Degree in Facilities, Construction Management, Business or a related field required.--- A minimum of 5 years progressive experience in Facilities or Construction Management required.--- Or, a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.--- A valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record required.--- Environmental Health and Safety Certification preferred.
Physical Requirements:
--- Work may be performed in an office, remote office or a combination of both where a computer and office equipment may be used as needed to perform duties.--- Regularly required to sit, reach, grasp, stand and move from one area to another.--- Constantly and repeatedly use keyboard/mouse.--- Occasionally required to push, pull, bend, lift and move up to 25 lbs. --- Work is performed at store and warehouse environments as required which includes occasionally: - - - - - o Climbing ladders of various heights, including onto Store rooftops. - - - - - -o Working in varying temperatures, hot and cold (including outdoor temperatures and - - - - - refrigerator/freezer environments). - - - - - o Working in varying loud environments with industrial equipment.--- Regularly required to operate a vehicle.
The Facilities Manager position will cover the geographical areas below:--- Zone: Trenton NJ, New Haven CT, and Hartford CT
--- The role is a fully remote position requiring regular travel to all assigned store locations. -The candidate should reside within the assigned zone but has full flexibility within those boundaries.
If you are interested in a career as an ALDI Facilities Manager visit to apply.ALDI offers competitive wages and benefits, including:

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • PerkSpot National Discount Program In addition, eligible employees are offered:
    • Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Generous Vacation Time & 7 Paid Holidays
    • Up to 6 Weeks Paid Parental Leave at 100% of pay
    • Up to 2 Weeks Paid Caregiver Leave at 100% of pay
    • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
    • Life, Dependent Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Voluntary Term Life InsuranceClick here to learn more about the benefits ALDI has to offerALDI is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. As a proud Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), we do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other protected characteristic. Employment may be contingent upon ALDI's receipt of an acceptable and job-related drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.National Hiring Week is just around the corner. For you, that means more jobs to choose from that offer a competitive wage, best-in-class benefits and plenty of room to grow. Apply online today and you may be invited to one of many interview events that could lead to a same-day job offer!

Keywords: Aldi, Trenton , Facilities Manager, Professions , Trenton, New Jersey

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