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Current Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 5:00pm Saturday: 7:00am - 12:00pm

Facilities Manager - Midwest Groundcovers - Virgil, IL

Full Time Year Around

Responsible for the overall care, maintenance, and construction, for all Midwest facilities. Responsible for resource management, preventive maintenance, budgeting, and coordination with operations managers while meeting the expectations of the internal customers.

Essential Responsibilities:
Responsible for Maintenance Operations - manage and be responsible for overall facility and equipment care, and preventive maintenance
Manage staff to maintain facilities and equipment
Planning & Management of Projects and Tasks, equipment planning, budgeting
Internal Responsibilities, Customer Care, Coordination and Support
Manage staff and provide leadership in areas of responsibility
Preferred Experience:
Minimum five years of management experience in the field
Knowledge & Skills Required:
Ability to multi-task, work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
Able to quickly learn and understand a wide variety of technical equipment
As necessary, be able to work 40+ hours per week, including Saturdays, and able to work unscheduled times to complete tasks timely with minimal interruption to the operation; availability to come to facility to manage emergency situations at off hours
Be on call for after hour emergency facility needs
Strong commitment to customer service and teamwork
Desired Skills:
Leadership / Management Skills
Strong Communication abilities
Strong People Management abilities
Ability to set weekly and monthly objectives and communicate to direct reports
Ability to prioritize successfully and communicate with internal customers
Technical and Trade Skills
Proficient in basic computer skills – especially Construction Maintenance & Management Systems
Education / training in facility engineering, trades or related areas
Technical skills – familiarity with technical systems like greenhouse computers, CMMS, purchase order system, etc.
Ability to do some hands / field work in areas of expertise
Potential areas: engine mechanics, electronical systems, welding, plan documents
Valid Drivers' License – CDL is preferred
Bachelor's degree preferred
About Midwest Groundcovers:

Join the Midwest team! We strive to attract and retain the best talent in our industry and consider our employees to be our most valuable asset. We offer full-time, full-time seasonal and part-time employment across many different types of positions and experience levels. Midwest has grown through dedication to customer service and we are continually seeking those who share that desire to join our team. Our past accomplishments and success in the Green Industry are a direct reflection of the quality of our employees – join us and help us to build the future!

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