JOB TITLE: Facilities manager


Industry : Facilities Management Job Location : Banbury
Job Reference : 8642 Job Category : Manufacturing and Production
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 13/06/2012
 
Salary & Benefits : £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, holidays, life insur
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Our client a leading automotive company based in the Oxfordshire area has an urgent requirement to recruit a facilities manger from and engineering/manufacturing background with a NEBOSH qualification or equivalent to join the company on a permanent basis. The chosen candidate will have the opportunity to earn a salary of between £40-45k plus excellent benefits as well as the chance to work for one of the U.K.'s most exciting companies.


Job Description

Our client a leading automotive company based in the Oxfordshire area has an urgent requirement to recruit a facilities manger from and engineering/manufacturing background with a NEBOSH qualification or equivalent to join the company on a permanent basis. The chosen candidate will have the opportunity to earn a salary of between £40-45k plus excellent benefits as well as the chance to work for one of the U.K.'s most exciting companies. The chosen candidate will be responsible for all facilities management of three sites and also take a leading role in helping the company to relocate to a new site in the near future. The chosen candidate will demonstrate excellent communication skills and a driven and proactive approach to the role. You should be able to demonstrate previous experience of strong negotiation skills and also have a proven track history of problem solving. The ideal candidate will be degree educated or equivalent in either a facilities, manufacturing or engineering discipline.
Health & Safety

* Promotion of a positive health and safety culture
* Ensuring Company is aware of and compliant with H&S legislation and advising the Head of Property of new legislation / Approved Codes of Practice etc
* Interpretation of the law in the context of the Company's activities
* Development and implementation of the company Health and Safety Policy
* Monitoring and revision of the health and safety manual
* Identification of workplace hazards and assessment of risk associated with injury, ill health, damage and fire
* Introduction of safe systems of work and performance standards
* Organising workplace inspections, risk assessments, training, asbestos register updates, PAT testing, extinguisher maintenance, compliance auditing, fire risk assessments and other H&S related tasks throughout Company Properties and areas of operation
* Review of performance and auditing of the health and safety management system
* Ensuring Company compliance with legal requirements by recommending courses of action to be taken by managers, directors and other employees. These requirements are those affecting safety, health, hygiene and welfare facilities
* Establishing and maintaining procedures for reporting, investigating, recording and analysing accidents and incidents
* Monitoring and revision of fire and other emergency procedures
* Management of the company Asbestos Register in accordance with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006
* Liaise with Fire Officers, EHO's and HSE staff - and assistance with any investigations by the enforcement authorities
* Liaise with the Groups insurance company in dealing with civil claims
* Liaise with contractors, checking H&S policies, monitoring and advising on health and safety matters relating to their operations
* Providing advice and information to all employees through consultation

Facilities
* Management of contracts for all statute required inspections
* Planning, managing and implementing all assigned maintenance activities
* Project specification, tendering, negotiation and awarding of contracts
* Property maintenance and renovation expenditure within the approved budgets and procedures
* The coordination of both short and long term maintenance, renovation and special project needs
* A keen focus on continuously improving cost effectiveness
* Evaluating and monitoring contract / contractor performance to determine necessity for variation or extension of contracts, and compliance to contractual obligations.
* Providing cost estimates
* Completion of projects on time, within budget and according to lease agreements
* Ensuring deadlines are achieved
* Analyzing work order requests by their nature, urgency, location, complexity, and ensuring the helpdesk is used properly to coordinate the issuing of work orders in an appropriate manner and timeframe

Bluefire consulting is an employment agency working on behalf of the client company.


Job Keywords

Facilities, FM, manufacturing, engineering, NEBOSH, health and safety, automotive.



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Manufacturing and Production recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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