Facilities Manager

Warehouse Birmingham, United Kingdom


Position at Connect Distribution Services Limited

Here at Connect Distribution, our aim is to be the first choice for home appliance after sales service, spare parts and accessories.

With fifty years of experience, We are the largest independent home appliance and spare parts distribution organisation within the UK working with a number of household brands including Dyson, Whirlpool, Hotpoint, Hoover and Bosch to name a few!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Facilities Manager to join our ever expanding business.

 As a Facilities Manager the role will involve;

  • Materials Handling Equipment fleet Management including scheduled servicing, breakdowns, and new equipment requirements
  • Responsibility for contractors management, new business, renewals and contractor compliance liaising closely with the H&S Manager
  • Ensuring the facilities schedule is kept up to date daily with Planning and servicing
  • Supervision of the Cleaning, Maintenance and Contract Security teams including Training & performance reviews
  • Keeping on top of scheduled collections and Hazourdous waste removals
  • Monitoring, ordering and issuing of Staff Uniform, Stationery, PPE, & Cleaning Consumables
  • Working closely with 3rd party security providers including site opening hours cover and monitoring

As a Facilities Manager we will need you to have:

  • Microsoft Office Packages including Word & Excel
  • A full UK driving license
  • Ability to influence key stake holders
  • Procurement and contractor management
  • Knowledge of routine Preventative Maintenance
  • Experience of a similar role within a distribution site
  • Positive, flexible, proactive, "can do" attitude
  • Service driven, target inspired and motivated
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to problem solve

We’d be really excited if you have:

  • BIFM Qualification
  • IOSH Membership

What we offer:

  • Free on-site parking
  • 31 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Pension scheme
  • Access to over 250 discounts including high street and online shopping, travel, technology, entertainment, food and drink and many more via Perkbox
  • Potential to win access to Football tickets for Birmingham City home games
  • Staff discounts on all products

Job type: Full time