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Sodexo Facilities / Engineering Operations Manager 1 in DES MOINES, Iowa

Unit Description

Sodexo Seniors is growing! We are seeking a new Facilities and Engineering Operations Manager to lead our facilities operations at an established retirement living community in the Des Moines, IA area. This Director of Facilities Operations will be responsible for directing all hard service operations.

Are You the One?

Our clients depend on your expertise to help them to optimize their business. If you are a Strategic Facilities Manager 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:

Combine your proven leadership and Facilities Management technical expertise to enhance existing client programs, including short and long-range planning, preventative and corrective maintenance, and energy management services. This position will oversee several sites, utilize equipment maintenance programs (Maximo) and lead a team of service technicians.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Basic knowledge of electrical, plumbing, carpentry, drywall, painting, and mechanical

  • A proven track record of successful Facilities Management leadership experience as demonstrated by articulated results and accomplishments

  • Strong technical knowledge of the following: mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, structural, safety systems, and energy management

  • Demonstrated business and financial acumen with a strong P&L understanding

  • Exceptional customer service, relationship building, and communication skills

  • Strong Leadership skills with a focus on staff development and team building

  • Learn more aboutSodexo’s Benefits (

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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.

Position Summary

Responsible for a single scope of work in hard services area. 3rd in command

Supervises the account as the #2 manager and has full responsibility including supervision of other managers. Responsible for entire account when the Director of Facilities Ops is not present. In Univ. same as above as well as size and scope is less than an Ops 2;

Key Duties

  • Manage one other manager; typically in account with smaller volume and FTE count; Manage by walking around; Staffs, trains, and is responsible for employee development

  • Technical client interface

  • Payroll and time mgmt. of frontline staff

  • Oversees and coordinates projects

  • Manages work orders/CMMS

  • Manages mechanicals (i.e. HVAC)

  • Manages financials

  • Responsible for client relations/engagement

  • Manages QA and Safety

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 3 years

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years work experience in facilities maintenance, plant operations or engineering services

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


System ID 812279

Category Facilities

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time