Nordstrom Rack Jobs – Area Maintenance Manager

Website Nordstrom

Job Description:

The Area Maintenance Manager is the manager on shift providing leadership and direction to a team of highly skilled technicians and managers in delivering Material Handling, Industrial Automation and Base building services in a 24 / 7 logistics environment. This position will be responsible to lead using KPIs/metrics that will set the maintenance and operations teams up for success.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Act as point of contact with site occupants, property management/ Landlords to coordinate FM activities and ensure company and customer needs are met
  • Assist in the development and ongoing management of detailed, zero-based operating budgets
  • Support the business by developing and implementing standard operating procedures (SOPs) and preventive maintenance schedules (PM) to support all areas
  • Partner with management and others to anticipate future business changes and challenges and proactively implement new or revised plans
  • Create a strong culture by building and maintaining a high performing team who is engaged, innovative and deeply connected to the mission of supporting our customers
  • Support optimal facility performance through contracted cleaning services, HVAC, Vertical Transportation, Restaurant, Fire and Life Safety and Pest contracts etc.
  • Coordinate system repairs and monitoring systems to ensure maximum uptime and system performance
  • Execute audits and record-keeping practices to ensure program adherence
  • Establish and maintain a safety-first culture by promoting and driving safe work practices, timely training, and best practices
  • Responsible for performance of vendors and suppliers
  • Lead and manage a shift of material handling, controls, and facility technicians to 100% equipment uptime
  • Develop and design solutions to difficult problems, manage outside contractors and be on call for emergencies
  • Handle multiple projects and daily activities, meet deadlines and develop plans on how to accomplish departmental and distribution goals
  • Ensure that all safety programs and procedures are followed
  • Develop and maintain preventative maintenance programs and good working relationships with senior operations leaders
  • Develop business plans and provide guidance and direction for the successful implementation of those plans
  • Uphold contract terms and conditions with subcontractors and suppliers to ensure proper delivery of goods and services against contracts and expectations

Job Requirements:

  • A minimum of three to five years of direct supervision or lead support of multi-building operations is required
  • Ability to multitask and work without direct supervision
  • Ability to plan and manage within budget and time constraints
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills
  • Familiarity with and understanding of building systems
  • Superior client relationship management skills
  • Experience in managing MHE, Controls and PIT operations.
  • Excellent prioritization and conflict resolution
  • Proficient in and experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook), and possess strong written, verbal and people skills. Strong
  • organizational skills and collaborative management style needed
  • Four-year degree in a related discipline or relevant combination of experience
  • Strategic thinker with strong implementation orientation
  • Demonstrated experience in managing 24 / 7 operations in a fast-paced work environment
  • Basic understanding of commercial leases, contract documents and routine accounting methods

Job Details:

Company:  Nordstrom

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cedar Rapids, IA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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