Facilities Manager in Tulsa, OK at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 11/14/2022

Job Snapshot

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    Tulsa, OK
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Job Description

801 N Xanthus Tulsa Oklahoma 74110-4949

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A Brief Summary of This Position:

The Facilities Manager is responsible to oversee and maintain all facilities and equipment in Tulsa Operations.  The incumbent will work closely with Operations Managers, Manufacturing Engineering Manager, and Maintenance Supervisor to ensure optimum equipment uptime, collaboration on maintenance/repair schedules and project management.  The Facilities Manager will be involved in securing and reviewing project and equipment quotes, working with the Manufacturing Engineering Manager to develop and present capital projects for approval and managing projects through to completion.  The Facilities Manager will be strategic and forward thinking with the ability to develop and lead our infrastructure to the best in class.  The incumbent will provide oversight and leadership to the Tulsa Operations Maintenance teams, coordinate with outside contractors for service and repairs, and drive the preventative maintenance program for the facility.  The Facilities Manager will work to drive down costs in all areas of the facility by negotiating service contracts, and reviewing pricing with competitive quotes.

The Facilities Manager is responsible to collaborate with various business leaders to manage various resources during emergency situations including but not limited to electrical faults, air/gas/waterline breaks, and/or severe weather-related or disaster recovery challenges. 

Essential Functions:

  • Collaborates with Manufacturing Engineering on construction and equipment upgrade/replacement projects
  • Manages and controls the use of outside contractors/services when in-house resources are not available
  • Establishes and maintains procedures that ensure high standards of productivity, quality, cost effectiveness and safety
  • Obtains multiple competitive quotes from various vendors and secures effective resources for project needs
  • Presents proposals and cost justifications to various levels of management to seek buy-in and approval across segments
  • Provides oversight for the building of major capital projects including building and equipment enhancements or additions
  • Organizes and controls the use of maintenance resources to reduce maintenance costs and improve equipment reliability
  • Acts as liaison with outside security/protection services team to ensure excellent customer service
  • Ensures facility and personnel security operations requirements are met at local, state and federal requirements
  • Manages the vendor relationships with the janitorial service contract and other necessary vendor management
  • Maintains partnership with all business divisions within Valmont to ensure quality and resources are provided
  • Provides recommendations for process improvement/techniques within areas of responsibility
  • Continues to enhance and manages the maintenance program by the work order system
  • This position reports into Manufacturing Engineering Manager has 1 direct report and 13 indirect reports
  • This role requires up to 5% travel domestically, including overnight stays

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • Practice a high degree of cooperation and coordination with all levels within Valmont
  • Ability to interact with all levels within the organization
  • Must use independent judgement and discretion

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • Associates Degree with 8+ years of relevant experience or 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Proven project management experience overseeing multiple projects at one time
  • Basic understanding of engineering knowledge and ability understand engineering drawings
  • Demonstrated strong communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Strong knowledge of OSHA industry standards
  • Strong understanding of Facility Security issues and operations
  • Excellent understanding of manufacturing/facility equipment operations
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to support site business objectives
  • Strong financial and budgeting skills

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business Management
  • High level of initiative and self-motivation
  • Strong Lean Manufacturing and continuous improvement experience
  • Knowledge of IFS and AutoCAD

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is typically performed in an office setting.  The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings.    Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time.  Up to 5%  travel is required for this position.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer.  The employee is occasionally required to move about the office.  Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

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