Depot Facilities Manager

Depot Facilities Manager

  • Location

    Milton Keynes

  • Sector:

    Facilities Management

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  • Salary:

    £38k - 45k per year + bonus, pension etc

  • Contact:

    Simeon McTighe

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Our client have a very exciting opportunity to manage the delivery of Facilities Management services at a Distribution Centre near milton Keynes. By managing and monitoring all Facilities Management related works the Facilities Manager will ensure that the site is statutory compliant and due diligence is evident as well as ensuring a high standard of work and safe working practices are adhered to at all times. The Depot Facilities Manager will be responsible for the direct management of the Depot Maintenance Technicians including resource planning, training and developing and offering guidance on technical tasks as well as contractor management on site.



▪ Manage the relationship between Depot Teams and the service provider and be the key contact, maintaining a consistent strong link

▪ Manage the helpdesk function ensuring the effective receipt, process and dispatch of reactive and planned works

▪ Management and development of direct reporting colleagues

▪ Support the FM Operations Manager in delivering the business targets to support the overall operations strategy

▪ Drive a culture of continuous improvement of the facilities function by identifying and implementing enhancements to current practices and promoting a culture of customer focus Plan and organise Depot Maintenance Technician schedules to ensure the resource requirements are fulfilled and customer expectations are met

▪ Management and control of site expenditure within agreed budgets

▪ Undertake regular meetings with the site management team and review the building maintenance and services being provided

▪ Regularly carry out checks and inspections on work completed & equipment

▪ Utilise relevant management information to ensure SLA’s are met and performance improvements are realised

▪ Develop long-term relationships with associated providers supplying Arcus FM and the client teams



▪ A general understanding of an FM operation within a distribution environment

▪ Experience in a similar role preferably in a retail/distribution location

▪ Relevant H&S qualification – IOSH

▪ Technical skills and experience relating to general fabric maintenance, mechanical and electrical engineering and an appreciation of refrigeration engineering

▪ Ability to work unsupervised in a pressurised environment dealing with site teams and external contractors

▪ Proven experience of managing a team & developing people Committed to delivering exceptional customer service

▪ Demonstrable evidence of influencing positive change

▪ An effective communicator with the ability to negotiate, influence and use diplomacy with clients and colleagues at all levels both written and verbal

▪ IT literate and competent in financial analysis

▪ Excellent administration and time management skills

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