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Sr. Facilities Supervisor

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Date: Aug 4, 2022

Location: Apodaca, NLE, MX, 66614

Company: Corning

Internal Corning Employees are provided the opportunity to review global job openings for potential interest. However, they are encouraged to do so with the understanding that whether or not they will be considered a candidate for positions located outside their geographic area (city, country, region) will depend on a number of factors such as the availability of local subject matter expertise or qualified talent, the need to obtain and availability of work authorization, costs associated with internal transfer, etc. It will be the decision of the hiring organization whether to permit employees applying outside the local area where the opening exists to be considered a candidate for that opening. It is recommended employees wishing to apply for job openings at Corning make their supervisor aware of their interest before formally applying.


The Facilities Supervisor will oversee maintenance and repairs of electrical (Low/high), plumbing, heating, waters treatment system, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), air compressor system, painting, and other building systems. 


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Hires and trains Facilities department staff.

  • Organizes and oversees the schedules and work of Facilities staff.

  • Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive. 

  • Handles discipline of employees as needed and in accordance with company policy.  


Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the day-to-day operations of the Facilities department.

  • Assesses building systems to plan work assignments and project schedules.

  • Assists with departmental budget estimates and costs of specific repair projects.

  • Prepare maintenance schedules in line with the organization’s maintenance goals and monitoring PM compliance. 

  • Frequently inspect systems or facilities to proactively detect potential problems and recommend the necessary repair or maintenance.

  • Provide support and advice during staff recruitment and ensure the proper onboarding and training process.

  • Oversee and enforce good record-keeping practices (be it pen and paper or CMMS software).

  • Generate work orders, enter comprehensive job details, and assign work to qualified team members.

  • Frequently inspect the quality of performed maintenance work.

  • Communicate policies, procedures, and any updates to Facilities staff.

  • Check that every single job is executed on time, to the budget, and without compromising building users’ safety. 

  • Work closely with vendors, outsourced service providers, and contractors to protect the interests of the facility.

  • Keep an eye on materials and spare parts inventory.

  • Help with the development of maintenance procedures and proactive maintenance programs like preventative maintenance.

  • Recommend budget items, contributing to the development of an annual Facilities budget.

  • Recommend upgrades, overhauls, and other changes to major systems and equipment.

  • Actively participate in projects (e.g. remodeling or renovation).

  • Actively discuss staff-related challenges with senior management.

  • Check that the premises are safe and not in violation of any regulations. 

  • Communicate directly with building occupants to resolve service requests.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechatronics, Electronic or equivalent.

  • Full Bilingual

  • At least seven years of maintenance experience required.

  • Extensive knowledge of building systems such as plumbing, electrical, compressors, high voltage, cooling towers, water treatment and HVAC.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to identify issues and determine repairs that are needed.

  • Ability to plan maintenance schedules for building systems.

  • Excellent management and supervisory skills.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, CMMS or similar software.


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to traverse property and facility to diagnose building issues and plan repairs or maintenance.

  • Must be physically able to perform repairs when needed.

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.