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Building and Facilities Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Eleanor Lowes

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

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  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Consultant:

    Eleanor Lowes

Compass Point Recruitment are proud to be partnering with a fantastic established manufacturing business, for a great opportunity as Building and Facilities Manager.

This role is initially a 1 year fixed-term contract, on a part-time basis of 3 days a week (with flexibility around days/hours), with the potential for the role to become permanent.

Your role will be covering the building and facilities management, supporting on health & safety and environmental duties, plus a wider factory machinery maintenance.

You will be a key team member in implementing change and setting examples to the wider team.

Your responsibilities:
  • Ensure optimum performance of the buildings through strategic contract management, proactive improvements and a repair and maintenance programme
  • Develop, implement and oversee the delivery of a rolling programme of buildings' maintenance, refurbishment and repairs
  • Manage all contractors/suppliers to maximise cost effectiveness ensuring they deliver within budget and in compliance with health and safety procedures
  • Manage ongoing induction procedures to ensure that staff working on site are informed of all regulations
  • Review Health & Safety risk assessment submissions relating to operations and buildings, identifying and ensuring any corrective actions are completed
  • Act as emergency Key Holder (Haverhill, Suffolk)
  • Act as a champion for environmental issues
  • Develop and implement environmental policies and practices in line with current environmental legislation and initiatives to reduce organisational impact on the environment
  • Assess, analyse and collate environmental performance data and reporting information to internal staff and stakeholders
  • Source and provide environmental training to staff at all levels
  • Help develop a culture of clean and tidy working throughout the factory (sometimes leading by example and getting hands dirty)
  • Assist in developing the Non-IT asset register for the business including collecting product manuals, setting up maintenance agreements and ensuring regular testing / checks are completed as required for factory machinery

  • Demonstrable experience working in a similar role
  • Experience of managing third-party partners onsite
  • Experience of tendering procedures for contractors
  • Understanding of relevant Health & Safety legislation, and technical standards
  • Practical experience of managing Health & Safety and carrying out risk assessments
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritise a complex workload/manage reactive work
  • Ability to negotiate and communicate effectively with good written communications skills
  • A commitment to environmental sustainability
  • IOSH Managing Safely or NEBOSH qualification would be advantageous
  • Experience in other areas of Health and Safety including COSHH would be advantageous
  • Practical maintenance skills, such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical would be advantageous
  • Experience of developing a high compliance culture advising, coaching, and training individuals.

This is a fantastic opportunity to make the role your own and make a real impact within a growing, yet established business. For more information, please call Eleanor on 01284 765700 or submit your updated CV to apply.