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Facilities Director at Corporate

Facilities Director

Corporate Chicago, IL Full Time
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Join True Value as the Director of Facilities and provide thought leadership and strategic execution across a nationwide network.

The Director of Facilities will oversee all facilities nationwide, which is comprised of 12 distribution centers and 1 manufacturing facility. This role will be responsible for leading facilities management activities, including managing office renovations and construction projects. Responsibilities include working with external general contractors, architects, designers, trade specific contractors and project managers, along with regional internal facility leads and facility managers, and our procurement, legal, finance and accounting teams.

We are a dynamic team committed to driving True Value’s aggressive growth as the only nationally branded hardlines wholesaler that celebrates independent retailers.

Our culture:

• Embraces personal and professional development
• Values diverse perspectives
• Provides competitive compensation
• Committed to volunteerism and community outreach

Your Value = Our Value. True Value.

Position Description

Responsibilities (May perform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned).

  1. Responsible for direction and management of all facilities to ensure that the buildings, grounds, and facility equipment are maintained in optimum operating condition to create a safe, comfortable, clean, and attractive environment.
  2. Directs and oversees the development, design, and implementation of thorough preventive maintenance programs.
  3. Manages and trains local maintenance personnel and any others under the scope of his/her responsibility.
  4. Responsible for overseeing activities necessary to meet OSHA, local and state facility regulatory requirements and assuring required documentation is complete.
  5. Collaborates closely with the VP of Supply Chain on all review and planning of real estate, as it relates to the distribution centers and the corporate office.
  6. Develops, documents, and implements key processes (e.g., office renovations, office moves and intervals for refreshes) and facilities management planning procedures, standards, and guidelines.
  7. Develops and maintains business continuity plans for True Value’s footprint.
  8. Develops and manages departmental capital and operational budgets.
  9. Uses the Work Order Management system to effectively schedule, implement and monitor preventive maintenance schedules. Responsible for assuring the Work Order Management activities are compliant with regulatory requirements.
  10. Maintains data on space utilization for use when analyzing space needs.
  11. Develops a comprehensive End of Life process for serialized and non-serialized assets.
  12. Stays current on best practices for sustainable design and maintenance.
  13. Engages with the procurement team to ensure optimization of our facilities-related goods and services purchases.
  14. Manages and reviews FM contracts to ensure facility management needs are being met.
  15. Plans and monitors facility management staffing levels and ensures efficient utilization of facility maintenance staff.
  16. Operates as a team player committed to working in an inclusive environment with the ability to work independently and with all levels of management.
  17. Uses the Work Order Management system to effectively schedule, implements and monitors preventive maintenance schedules. Responsible for assuring the Work Order Management activities are compliant with regulatory requirements.

Position Qualifications

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, industrial management, construction management or facility management preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • 10+ years of experience, preferably in managing facility management functions and teams across multiple countries, including a corporate headquarters required.
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Any related qualification such as project management, business management or construction management preferred.
  • Sound knowledge of health, safety, and environmental regulations.
  • Experience in construction, maintenance, and all facets of facility operations.
  • Demonstrated an ability to effectively work with multiple teams across the globe.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written, especially with remote teams.
  • Nimble, creative, and dynamic, plus able to adapt to change.
  • Able to collaborate with teammates at all levels of the organization.
  • A knack for presenting complex information and analytics in a clear, concise way.

Travel: Travel nationally to the distribution centers and manufacturing site required and may vary in length and duration.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Chicago, IL

Job Type

Management, Facilities


0 to 10 years

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