Vice President, Facilities Maintenance & EnergyID2017-2038Posted Date5/26/2017CategoryMaintenanceScheduleMonday-FridayJob LocationsUS-GA-AtlantaOverviewAmericold provides temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation to food producers, restaurants, schools and retail outlets such as grocery stores. We're proud to provide an essential link in the food and beverage industry supply chain, and to play our part in ensuring families across the US and overseas can sit down together to eat.Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates 165+ temperature-controlled warehouses in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina, and Canada. In North America we have over 11,000 associates and offer a wide variety of employment opportunities - from warehouse forklift operators and supervisors to accounting, customer support, engineering, transportation, and technology solutions positions.ResponsibilitiesPrimary Responsibility:The purpose of this position is to lead the efforts of the Distributed Facilities Maintenance and Engineering teams throughout Americold.Essential Functions:1. Centrally direct company's holistic maintenance and facilities management programs across the global fleet of 161 sites and over 300 maintenance technicians.2. Maintain a high degree of operational readiness and facility uptime while delivering on key metrics like: 85% PM completion rate, 90% planned work percentage,Essential Initiatives:1. Deploy SAP Plant Maintenance throughout the Global enterprise2. Develop comprehensive training program for FSM and technician staff to increase MHE, Refrigeration and facilities maintenance execution skills.3. Lead AOS Maintenance and Energy Excellence Definition and adoption in the businessQualificationsQualifications & Experience:Education, Training & Professional Experience:* 15 years of progressive experience with a multi-location distribution, manufacturing or service industry operation* Bachelors of Science Degree (Graduate degree preferred) in Engineering, Operations management, Maintenance, or related field. MBA preferred* Experience in managing a large distributed staff of over 150 associates* Must poses the ability to lead and motivate others to achieve planed results* Experience in negotiation of service requirements and contracts with a variety of risk control service providers or third party administrators* Familiar with Reliability Centered Maintenance process to establish the safe minimum levels of maintenance. (SAE JA1011)* Familiar with current best practices for evaluating energy cost savings projects (Federal Energy Management Program's Measurement and Verification Guidelines (FEMP M&V) or similar))* Proficient computer skills including experience in MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPointKnowledge & Employment Standards:* Excellent time management, communications, decision-making, organization, human relations, presentation, negotiation, and mediation skills* Ability to communicate professionally, both written and verbal with individuals at all levels of the organization and with external contacts* Ability to communicate effectively to direct and motivate the team and others, maintaining a persuasive and credible presentation style at all levels of the organization* Proven knowledge of state/federal standards and regulations* Proficient knowledge of maintenance training management* Progressive, flexible and team-oriented approach desired* Possess a proactive approach with strong customer service orientation* Demonstrates uncompromising level of integrity and code of ethics and maintain a high degree of confidentiality* Must be able to travel at 50% of the timePh... For full info follow application link.Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and Drug Free Workforce