Facility Services Manager

Operations/Manufacturing Memphis, Tennessee


Buckman is a privately held, global specialty chemical company with headquarters in Memphis, TN, USA, committed to safeguarding the environment, maintaining safety in the workplace, and promoting sustainable development. Buckman delivers exceptional service and innovative solutions to our customers globally in the pulp and paper, leather, and water treatment sectors to help boost productivity, reduce risk, improve product quality, and provide a measurable return on investment. 

Location: Memphis, Tennessee 

Language: English

Travel: <10%

Seniority Level: Manager

Position Summary

Maintain and improve the corporate building and grounds, including security, safety, appearance, and functionality, while directing staff, outside suppliers, contractors, and overseeing the upkeep of equipment and supplies.  Ensuring that daily and weekly security, cleaning, and maintenance schedules are maintained as well as determining and scheduling repairs, renovation projects, waste reduction improvements and safety inspections.  Effectively managing multiple departmental budgets and negotiating with outside vendors for supplies, repairs, and other services.  Allocates office space and ensures that office equipment, including desks, chairs, bookcases, etc. are safe for use and maintain a consistently professional appearance.  Forecasts, allocates, and supervises the financial and physical resources of the facility management and security services.   

Essential Job Responsibilities

Oversees buildings and ground maintenance
Oversees security services
Operate and maintain custodial functions
Make sure security and emergency preparedness procedures are implemented properly
Ensure that the facility is clean and maintained according to company policy and procedures
Manages and reviews service contracts
Conduct and document regular facilities inspection and provide gap analysis of the findings
Ensure compliance with state and federal regulations and assist with energy management
Lead, direct, and manage the facilities team and security staff, to ensure the team has a clear direction and expectations

• Fundamentals of risk-based process safety management
• Demonstrated agility with technology and computer systems, particularly Concur and other business systems
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills
• Good negotiation skills
• Strong professional contacts inside and outside the company
• Strong team building skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Demonstrated attention to detail
• Fundamental training in managing building security
• Results-driven while implementing a 7 Principles mindset and behaviors
• Patience and persistence in rapidly changing circumstances (in and out of direct control)
• Attention to detail
• Collaboration with multiple levels of the organization

• Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college or university or Bachelors degree in mechanical or industrial engineering
• 6 to 8 years’ experience in manufacturing operations/leadership.
 10+ years