At Maxar we unlock the promise of space intelligence to help governments and businesses solve problems on earth and beyond. Since humans first explored our solar system, we have been supporting space missions with our tools. Maxar partners with innovative businesses and more than 50 governments to monitor global change, deliver broadband communications and advance space operations with capabilities in Space Infrastructure and Earth Intelligence. Now is your chance to amplify your impact, working to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. We are hiring immediately for a Sr. Manager of Facilities to join our team in Palo Alto, CA.
In this role, you will be part of the Maxar Facilities leadership team and lead the Palo Alto facilities team in maintaining satellite manufacturing and office facilities in Palo Alto and San Jose. You will be responsible for day-to-day operations and maintenance of a large portfolio of complex facilities while collaborating with site leaders and business partners to address evolving space needs.
This is an exciting opportunity to join Maxar and play a key role in support of manufacturing operations building our next generation of satellites. The role will report to the Sr. Director of Facilities and Real Estate.
Manage building infrastructure systems and related assets
Maintain a robust preventive and corrective maintenance program through internal and external resources
Use data analysis to drive building systems strategy and drive energy efficiency
Respond to facility operation emergencies [power outage, thermal event, alarm activation, etc] and perform root cause analyses
Build strategic relationships with the business unit leaders to align space planning activities to their business objectives and site-specific needs, analyze current process and procedures and implement process improvements as necessary
Analyze occupancy/vacancy data for space planning and portfolio planning
Manage sub-contractors for architectural, mechanical, electrical, landscaping, and other 3rd party services
Partner with project teams to plan and execute facility projects; the FM will oversee the development of design blueprints and drawings, including office layouts and floor plans, as well as, provide preliminary cost estimates to management
Manage critical data center infrastructure
Manage budget and forecasting for all maintenance and repairs
Partner with the Environmental Health and Safety team to ensure facilities are code compliant and technicians are trained and prepared to respond to emergencies
Must be a U.S. citizen and be willing and able to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance
Minimum Of 10 Years Of Experience In Facilities Management
Prior experience managing maintenance personnel such as HVAC Engineers, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers and Technicians
Must possess a thorough working knowledge of facilities infrastructure, building management systems, building codes, governing agency requirements, materials, and standards
Leadership and vendor management experience
Demonstrates a collaborative role with corporate partners (IT, Security, EHS, etc.) and leadership
Demonstrates effective leadership and people management skills including performance management, career development and coaching
Demonstrates a basic understanding of HVAC systems, electrical, and plumbing
Possesses strong social and communication skills, writing skills, negotiation skills, and problem-solving skills representative of Maxar company values
Ability to achieve objectives by working with cross-functional teams
Understand how to interpret blueprints and other facility planning tools
Project Management Capabilities With Proven Successful Experience
Proficient in Microsoft Office productivity tools such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Knowledge and use of facilities management software
Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.