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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Food & Beverage
Division Store Maintenance Manager
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Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. | Rochester, NY
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Job Description

What is my job:

This position will be responsible for managing store and facilities maintenance activities.

How do I make a difference? 

Providing Incredible, Knowledge Based Service

  • Provide feedback on system-wide or store wide design and construction issues
  • Ensure stores have tools needed to respond effectively in emergency situations and provides leadership and direction in these situations
  • Act as a resource for stores with project requests, AR development, etc.

Ensuring High Quality Deliverables

  • Screen contractors for qualifications and establish standard scopes of service for all facilities work; review and approve contractor selections in division for refrigeration, HVAC, electrical, mechanical & plumbing work
  • Manage all store and facilities maintenance activities for efficiency, safety compliancy and cost

Continuously Improving Results

  • Oversee all areas of the division’s store maintenance operations, ensure procedures are followed, and equipment is operating correctly
  • Review and approve CIP's (Capital Improvement Plans) for refrigeration, HVAC electrical, mechanical & plumbing work in the Division
  • Develop capital improvement program for facilities work in the Division-communicate to Manager of Store Maintenance and VP of Design and Maintenance
  • Develop budget for facilities cost centers, and review and approve budgets for refrigeration, HVAC and electrical work with manager of Store Maintenance
  • Plan and provide feedback for seasonal programs (landscaping etc.)
  • Work through CIS for evaluating all projects for programs, rearrangements and major program equipment purchases
  • Participate in divisional planning sessions to set department goals, communicate to Manager of Store Maintenance and VP of Design and Maintenance
  • Prioritize work of others based on strategic plan and allocate resources appropriately
  • Provide direction, communication and feedback to others to ensure integrated solutions
  • Build relationships and work across functions to accomplish company goals
  • Keep all projects on schedule, and communicate updates to senior management in division

Living Who We Are

  • Provide each employee the opportunity to be successful by ensuring  necessary resources are available, performance reviews and feedback are provided in a timely manner
  • Interview, select and arrange training of new team members, and manage personnel issues
  • Lead by example and use the Who We Are philosophy to create an empowering and safe work environment, ensuring employees are complying with Wegmans policies and procedures
  • Work hands-on with employees to teach, encourage, and empower them to take on new responsibilities while utilizing training and career development planning tools to monitor progress
  • Maintain and encourage two-way communication by reaching out and getting to know all employees
  • Embrace diversity of people and thought by leveraging differences to make the department stronger, and listening to others’ perspectives and including them in decision making processes

What skills, learnings, and experiences are required?

  • At least 5 years of commercial maintenance management experience, including familiarity with preventative and predictive maintenance best practices
  • Degree in Refrigeration/HVAC, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Advanced operational knowledge of refrigeration, electricity and hydraulics, layout and design techniques
  • Experience with budgeting and forecasting
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, and work effectively in a changing environment
  • Experience working with computers, including a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), and able to learn new systems quickly
  • Actively communicate the company vision and values to all and ensure work is completed in line with the organization's priorities and goals (integrates Who We Are & What We Do)
  • Demonstrate teambuilding by communicating a common purpose, empowering team members to contribute their best and selecting candidates with a variety of skills and styles for inclusion on the team 
  • Conduct accurate cost benefit analysis in order to invest where most the value is added
  • Managing change by gaining a commitment to change using patience, two-way communication and developing a clear picture of the future while supporting our people through transitions and deep rooting the change in their areas
  • Show a customer solutions focus, listening to customers and making decisions with their current and future needs in mind, focusing efforts on building customer relationships and providing incredible service
  • Exhibit enthusiasm & knowledge, leveraging available resources to seek out the best quality products and solutions that we are proud of and meet our high standards
  • Easily build relationships with others, gaining trust and support, finding common ground and using team-based approaches to solve problems and achieve goals
  • Comfortable managing through systems, making things work through others without
  • Ability to influence or cause change in thought or actions through verbal and written communications

What skills, learnings, and experiences are preferred and will set me apart? 

  • Grocery retail maintenance experience
  • Possess strategic business planning skills seizing opportunities for continuous improvement to shape the future direction of a department; facilitating others through the development of long-term goals; creating competitive and breakthrough strategic plans
  • Ability to drive innovation, seizing opportunities to put creative ideas into action. Can look beyond today to inspire and motivate teams to strive for higher standards and lead the innovation process to develop strategies and drive change

Work environment: 

  • Physical demands include walking, standing, repetitive hand and arm movements, as well as work in, on and around backrooms, roofs and crawlspaces
  • Work generally involves continuous interactions with customers, contractors, store personnel, and co-workers in a fast-paced environment
  • Will be required to spend the majority of time sitting or standing without a break for up to 4 hours
  • May be exposed to various allergens
  • Will be exposed to various climate changes
  • Must be 18 years or older


  • Employment at Wegmans may be contingent upon your completion and our evaluation of a drug screen physical and/or criminal background check
  • All Applicants will be screened; only those closely matching the job posting will be interviewed

About Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 62-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. The family-owned company was founded in 1916. Wegmans is recognized as an industry leader, an innovator, and is known for its strong commitment to the communities where it operates stores. It has been listed among Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies To Work For in America" for five consecutive years.