A service-driven paper and packaging products company, Atlantic Packaging has grown to become one of Canada’s largest paper manufacturers and a leading producer of packaging products. Our organization employs approximately 1000 people at eight manufacturing plants and four distribution centers.
The Facilities Manager is responsible for overseeing building maintenance, security, building projects, capital installations and coordinating the risk audit process. This position requires a highly motivated individual that has a combination of hands-on working knowledge of facility repair.
Establish and maintain effective business relationships with operations, suppliers and subcontractors
Coordinates, oversees and / or manages repair and maintenance work assignments performed by the Facilities Construction Team, vendors and contractors performing building maintenance, landscaping and janitorial work
Manages external services for building and utilities, including grounds-keeping, housekeeping and facility repairs, to ensure efficiency, quality, and cost-effective management of resources
Reviews work orders to ensure that assignments are completed.
Responsible for facilities inspections and report
Communicate with governing bodies and local services to ensure compliance with local regulatory requirements
Obtains and reviews price quotes for the procurement of parts, services, and labor for projects
Acts as a liaison with insurance companies providing coordination and assistance as necessary
Coordinates annual audit of facilities for risk management purposes, tracking the completion of required projects ensuring all required documentation is in place
Manages on site security, working in consultation with management on security needs and establishing program requirements with external vendors and monitoring services
Ensure that all existing security requirements are met and that any changes or additions meet business and regulatory standards. Control point for issuance of building security access privileges.
Minimum 5 years of direct multi-site facilities management experience
Ability to modify approach to tasks based on the preferences of stakeholders and the unique demands of each situation
Excellent understanding of manufacturing including safety requirements, quality systems and lean manufacturing tools
Ability to comprehend, analyze and interpret complex documents, blueprints, and schematics
An excellent organizer who knows how to prioritize and execute tasks in accordance to the timeline.
Resource management and project management experience
Business acumen to understand cost of decisions and scalability of programs
Proficient in all aspects of MS Office (Outlook, Excel etc) and able to work with various systems
Atlantic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in the selection process. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.