Basic Information

Job Category: Facilities

Location: Pompano Beach, FL, Florida, United States

Date published: 10-Jun-2022

Job type: Full Time

Description and Requirements

About the role

Facilities Supervisor

SOL Group is currently seeking an experienced Facilities Supervisor to join our team in Pompano Beach, Florida (33069).

About Us:
Sol Group Marketing is a fully owned subsidiary of Fyffes, one of the largest and oldest tropical produce importers and distributors around the world.  Sol is the leading producer and distributor of offshore melons in North America, and the largest grower and importer of winter melons.  

Job Summary:
The Facilities Manager at Sol plans, directs, or coordinates the maintenance, construction works and safety operations of the company warehouse facilities and buildings in Pompano Beach, Florida, including surrounding grounds.   The role also manages third-party Security services to ensure that the premises and staff are secure.

The Facilities Manager reports to the VP of Administrative Services.  He/she may supervise one or two Maintenance Technicians during peak season.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned by management.
  • Monitor the day-to-day maintenance of buildings and grounds, liaising with contractors, vendors, and leaseholders as needed.
  • Monitor the facilities to ensure that they remain safe, secure, and well-maintained. 
  • Manage preventive maintenance of facility equipment, including HVAC, fire safety, plumbing and electrical
  • Oversee construction and renovation projects to ensure that facilities meet environmental, health, and security standards, and comply with government regulations. 
  • Oversee the maintenance and repair of machinery, equipment, and electrical and mechanical systems. 
  • Participate in architectural and engineering planning and design, including space and installation management. 
  • Plan, administer, and control budgets for related contracts, equipment, and supplies. 
  • Prepare and review operational reports and schedules to ensure accuracy and efficiency. 
  • Arrange for necessary repairs to restore service and schedules.
  • Conduct physical examinations of property to ensure compliance with security policies and regulations. 
  • Coordinate security operations or activities with Security vendor, public law enforcement, fire, and other agencies. 
  • Direct or participate in emergency management and contingency planning. 
  • Monitor compliance with internal security policies, or applicable government security requirements, policies, and directives. 
  • Coordinate security activities to safeguard company employees, guests, or others on company property. 
Education and Experience:
  • Some college or Technical certification (construction management, electrical, facilities administration & maintenance, HVAC, Refrigeration, Mechanical equipment, etc.).
  • 3-5 years of experience in facilities maintenance, building engineering or equivalent related functions (relevant experience in the fresh produce industry desired).
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience related to public or facilities security.
  • Knowledge of general maintenance methods, operating requirements, and safety precautions related to facilities management.
  • Adept at reading and interpreting construction drawings, documents, and specifications as well as analyzing reports to support recommendations and strategy for the divisions
  • Strong familiarity with the State of Florida building laws and regulations.
  • Prior experience working in refrigerated facilities strongly preferred.
  • Some supervisory experience.
  • Spanish preferred
Skills and Abilities:
  • Procurement and negotiation skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to proactively anticipate needs.
  • Strong understanding of risk management principles.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent project/time management skills, within a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong awareness of sustainable ways of working and the impact of construction works on the environment.
  • Able to establish strong cross-functional relationships
  • Good conflict management skills.
  • Good verbal and written English communication skills.
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Paid Vacation
  • Health/Dental/Vision Plan for employee and eligible dependents 
  • 401K 
  • Life Insurance, Long-Term & Short-Term Disability, Travel Accident Insurance 

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer!