Facilities Manager

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Date: 15-Jun-2022

Location: New Cross Gate, United Kingdom

Company: Alstom

Req ID:218433 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide

Facilities Manager
Requisition ID: 218433


Purpose of the Job

We are looking for a Facilities Manager in New Cross Gate, UK.


The Facilities Manager is responsible for managing and coordinating the facilities contract and support to the Class 378 project; liaising with the customer, their representatives or suppliers to Alstom as necessary.

To develop planned maintenance activities for plant equipment, log and maintain equipment warranties and address infrastructure and building defects at all project locations including timely repairs.

The role includes the control of contractors and management of all staff responsible for the maintenance activities. In addition the FM is to advise on project Environmental controls and applicable legislation.
This is a hands-on role with key responsibilities for the front-line response to plant, equipment, building and services defects. 
The candidate must fully understand and work to current Health & Safety requirements ensuring the safety of all staff with Environmental standards and polices being met in line with Alstom directives.

• To Manage all Project Planned Preventative Maintenance whilst ensuring that all Plant & Equipment is maintained to a high standard through a scheduled plan.
• To ensure that all Plant & Equipment is made available to Operations in meeting the needs of the Customer.
• Ensure that the project plant and equipment is repaired as necessary and managed in a safe, efficient, and effective manner.
• Ensure all work, for which you are responsible, is performed in a safe and effective manner in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act (1974), Rules and Regulations, Railway Group Standards, TOC Safety Case and ALSTOM Policies and Procedures.
• Manage the interface with subordinates and equipment suppliers to ensure fast and effective repairs are carried out at projects locations.
• To manage and implement the Safe Control of Contractors on site ensuring that both legislative requirements are met and to meet the company directive of Zero LTA’s (Loss Time Accidents).
• Successful record keeping of Facilities databases in support of the maintenance facilities; to record anniversary dates for the test and calibration of equipment in line with statutory regulations.
• Implement and coordinate measures to optimize energy in order to achieve environmental targets.
• To manage, control and implement cost effective disposal of waste removal from site in line with ISO 14001 environmental directives and legislation working toward Zero waste to landfill.
• To manage all Soft Service activities to include security, depot cleaning & kitchen Facilities, or support where these services are managed by site landlord.
• Negotiate and manage large-scale depot projects for delivery of business needs. Provide interfacing role to external customers for depot upgrades.
• To carry out Quality, Safety and Communication briefings as required.
• To ensure subordinates carry out Risk Assessments, in your areas of responsibility, as required making sure all necessary control measures are implemented and adhered to.
• To Chair weekly facilities meeting to update key stakeholders on open issues and ongoing projects
• To manage interface with Customer’s depot facility manager including attending regular meetings
Essential Requirements

• HNC Equivalent in Engineering or Building Services.
• Experience of infrastructure and equipment repair management in the railway industry or similar.
• Budget management.
• Supplier management.
• NEBOSH General Standard of Certification or Recognised Health and Safety Qualification
• IT skills – competent user of office packages SharePoint, Microsoft teams, e-mail and intranet.
Desirable Technical Knowledge / Experience

• A mechanical / electrical background from a production environment would be preferred, although not essential.
• Strong work experience in a preventative maintenance role with a good understanding of all types of Plant and Systems.
• Proficiency in Excel for budget management
• Experience in use of Maintenance management system Behavioural Competencies
• Self-directed and results focused.
• Good verbal and communication skills.
• Interdepartmental Teamwork skills
• Holding people accountable (both internally and externally)
• Man management experience.
• Ethics, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) focused.


Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


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