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Facilities Manager
Williams-Sonoma Inc. | Portland, Oregon
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Job Description

Requisition Number: RJ-11096
Area of Interest: Facilities
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Rejuvenation
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our Company

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.

Position Summary

The Facility Manager is responsible for the building and equipment infra-structure for the company including care of manufacturing, corporate office, retail, and offsite warehouse areas/buildings. Manage staffing, construction, maintenance, security, janitorial, equipment repair and infrastructure improvements within budget. Manage relationship with outside vendors and regulatory agencies.

Specific Responsibilities

* Plans and coordinates building and grounds maintenance programs to reflect physical representation of the company's brand.
* Establishes and monitors expenses related to the efficient operations and maintenance of all facilities including capital improvements, maintenance, tools and supplies, utilities, security, and repairs.
* Hires and oversees contracts with outside vendors as necessary for maintenance and construction needs according to established goals.
* Ensures a clean, safe, and healthy work environment for employees. Drives safety compliance and initiatives for all facilities.
* Coordinates and monitors janitorial services and address janitorial needs for all facilities.
* Coordinates vehicle fleet maintenance and identifies comprehensive transportation needs.
* Coordinates and administers building security systems with employee and external security companies to properly secure buildings and assets.
* Oversees construction of remodel projects, display areas, fixtures, and workplace.
* Participates in operational planning.
* Assists with the acquisition and qualification of new facilities.
* Prepares and presents capital budgets and timelines for equipment, major projects, and new facilities.
* Prepares annual budget and capital expenditures requests and ensures compliance with approved requests.
* Has direct supervisory responsibility for Facilities maintenance team -- staffing, hiring, performance management (performance evaluations, discipline, coaching), training, scheduling, timekeeping, daily prioritization of tasks, etc.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

* Five years of prior Facilities Management experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
* Three years of prior supervisory experience
* Prior experience of budgeting and forecasting
* Basic understanding of manufacturing processes
* Basic knowledge of historic buildings and maintenance practices

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Personal Competencies

Global Business Acumen -- Understand the complexity of business on a global scale. Embrace cultural and individual differences with empathy. Work with the nuances of specific local cultures to make informed decisions.

Strategic and Analytical Capability -- Ability to think globally, strategically, and objectively. Effectively translates data into actionable insights, strategies and financial plans.

Leading Teams -- Attracts, develops and motives the talent needed for current and future business requirements. Articulates an inspiring vision for the future, establishes high performance expectations and sets example through own behavior. Ensures alignment of individual goals with overall business objectives. Coaches team members to success and holds individuals accountable for achieving results.

Drive for Results -- Credibility earned through delivering results. Balances urgent and effective action, commitment to excellence, taking initiative to resolve problems and work quality. Demonstrates high initiative and provides leadership in a project-oriented environment.

Effective Communication -- Communicates clearly and effectively with associates at all levels, board members, external partners and customers. Strong verbal and written presentation skills including the ability to communicate complex ideas in a simple way and to tailor key messages and presentation style to multiple audiences.

Influence and Collaboration -- Builds and sustains collaborative relationships at multiple levels in the company. Able to work through complex disagreements and conflict to achieve resolution. Builds trust by including others and by keeping the cross-functional teams focused on the success of the entire company.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

About Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is a specialty retailer of products for the home. The retail segment of the Company’s business sells its products through five retail store concepts: Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, West Elm and Williams-Sonoma Home. The direct-to-customer segment of the Company’s business sells similar products through its seven direct-mail catalogs and through six e-commerce Websites. The Company’s Williams-Sonoma stores offer a selection of culinary and serving equipment, including cookware, cookbooks, cutlery, informal dinnerware, glassware, table linens, specialty foods and cooking ingredients. The Company has two segments: retail and direct-to-customer. The catalogs reach customers in the United States, while the five retail concepts, as of February 1, 2009, operated 627 stores in 44 states. (Source: 10-K)

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