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Facilities and Capital Projects Manager

Company: Do it Best Corp.
Location: Fort Wayne
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Facilities and Capital Projects Manager Level: Salaried Division/Department: Logistics Reports to: VP of Logistics Travel: Approximately 20% travel to distribution centers for project management, oversight and inspection Description: Plan, design and execute capital and related plant, property and equipment (PP&E) investments and improvements across our network of 8 regional distribution centers. Collaborate with senior logistics leadership, contractors, vendors and staff to develop and implement layout, design and process improvements across the distribution center network. Oversee a multi-million dollar annual capital and expense budget. Ensure the safety and security of our staff, facilities and related assets. Responsibilities:

  • Serve as project manager for our distribution center expansions to increase inventory capacity and throughput.
  • Identify and implement strategic solutions to reduce PP&E operating expenses.
  • Coordinate capital and physical plant improvement projects with architectural, construction, and related contractors and service providers.
  • Research and develop consistent common best methods for routine maintenance programs and related capital investments.
  • Participate and direct the selection of contractors and sub-contractors and actively monitor their performance to assure full compliance with established budgets and timelines.
  • Manage security, maintenance, janitorial and housekeeping services at the corporate office.
  • Plan and coordinate telecommunication, HVAC, electrical, plumbing and landscaping installation and repairs.
  • Manage large scale capital improvement projects to ensure completion is on-time and within budget.
  • Negotiate national PP&E service agreements that would result in improved services and support and also lower overall operating costs.
  • Assist all divisions with facility and equipment related expense and capital budget planning.
  • Coordinate with the safety director and human resources leadership to ensure compliance with established policies, procedures, codes and regulations.
  • Represent the Logistics Division on the Safety Committee, Business Continuity/Disaster Management Committee and Loss Prevention Team.
  • Develop and perform annual RSC audits/inspections.
  • Oversee risk management initiatives as identified by insurance providers.
  • Authorize payment of service contracts and related invoices.
  • Establish equipment specifications and procurement procedures across the network.
  • Draft and present conceptual plans and budgets for capital investments to support fiscal decision making.
  • Oversee energy management and recycling efforts.
  • Maintain site plans, documentation files and related records for all Do it Best Corp. facilities.
  • Engage as a member of the Logistics Senior Leadership Team.Education and Experience:
    • Bachelors degree in business, construction management, engineering or a related field
    • Minimum of 10 years of experience in logistics, facility construction and/or project management.
    • Demonstrated experience in business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and coordination of people and resources.Skills and Abilities:
      • Strong project and construction management, multitasking and prioritization setting skills.
      • Demonstrated acumen with Warehouse Management Systems, conveyor automation, order filling pick, pack and ship strategies.
      • Well-versed in technical/engineering operations, construction terminology, interpreting blueprints and facilities management best practices.
      • Detail oriented with strong analytical skills.
      • Strong decision making abilities in a fast paced environment.
      • Self-motivated individual with strong organization and leadership qualities and the ability to influence others.
      • Effective written and verbal communication skills.Construction Manager, Launch Team, Project Manager, Expansion, Building

Keywords: Do it Best Corp., Fort Wayne , Facilities and Capital Projects Manager, Executive , Fort Wayne, Indiana

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