Nordstroms Job Openings – 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.

This role reports to the Sr Maintenance Manager or Maintenance Manager and manages the Controls Systems Specialists and MHE Technicians on their shift.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain a safety-first culture by promoting and driving safe work practices, timely training, and best practices
  • Ensure that all safety programs and procedures are followed
  • Assist in the development and ongoing management of detailed, zero-based operating budgets
  • Handle multiple projects and daily activities, meet deadlines and develop plans on how to accomplish departmental and distribution goals
  • Develop and maintain preventative maintenance programs and good working relationships with senior operations leaders
  • Support optimal facility performance through contracted cleaning services, HVAC, Vertical Transportation, Restaurant, Fire and Life Safety and Pest contracts etc.
  • Act as point of contact with site occupants, property management/ Landlords to coordinate FM activities and ensure company and customer needs are met
  • 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
  • Lead and manage a shift of material handling, controls, and facility technicians to 100% equipment uptime
  • Uphold contract terms and conditions with subcontractors and suppliers to ensure proper delivery of goods and services against contracts and expectations
  • Develop and design solutions to difficult problems, manage outside contractors and be on call for emergencies
  • Develop business plans and provide guidance and direction for the successful implementation of those plans
  • Responsible for performance of vendors and suppliers
  • 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

Job Requirements:

  • Familiarity with and understanding of building systems
  • Excellent prioritization and conflict resolution
  • Strategic thinker with strong implementation orientation
  • A minimum of three to five years of direct supervision or lead support of multi-building operations is required
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills
  • Six Sigma, Lean, TPC, or other operational excellence methodology certifications
  • Basic understanding of commercial leases, contract documents and routine accounting methods
  • Experience in managing MHE, Controls and PIT operations.
  • Excellent project management skills to ensure timely and accurate delivery of related projects
  • 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
  • Superior client relationship management skills
  • Ability to plan and manage within budget and time constraints
  • Ability to multitask and work without direct supervision
  • Affiliation with professional organizations such as IFMA, BOMA, RILA, Nexus, PRSM
  • Demonstrated experience in managing 24 / 7 operations in a fast-paced work environment

Job Details:

Company:  Nordstrom

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Waterloo, IA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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