Facilities Manager in Huntingdon, United Kingdom at Linx

Date Posted: 7/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: LIN000510

About Us

Since its formation in 1987 Linx has earned a reputation for
its thoughtfully designed and well-engineered products. The company has
continued to invest around 6% of turnover annually in research and development,
making it one of the UK’s top research spenders in relation to its turnover.
Investment in R&D has delivered new continuous ink jet (CIJ) printers,
laser coders, thermal transfer overprinters, and case coders, supported by a
comprehensive range of ancillary products. Linx sells to a geographically diverse
market, with over 80% of sales outside the UK. With a growing worldwide market
share and a significant position in all major CIJ markets, Linx is one of the
CIJ industry’s leading players. Linx is renowned for reliable, easy-to-use
products which have a low total cost of ownership, as well as for its strong
customer service ethos.


Why work at Linx?!

As a business, we have a
strong family feel, although we operate globally, everybody is very keen to get
to know everyone and lend a helping hand when needed – we even have the
directors cleaning associates’ cars for charity every now and again!

Our benefits package is
something we work hard on, and continuously strive to improve. Currently we
offer 25 days holiday (with the option to buy and sell up to 5 days), free
fresh fruit daily, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers and a subsidised
healthcare scheme which covers a range of things such as prescriptions,
physiotherapy, counselling, prescription glasses and much more..

We also like to have lots of
fun! We hold 2 companywide parties yearly, one at Christmas and one summer
party in August as well as numerous fun activities and charity days throughout
the year. Some team events have featured Tough Mudder 2018, A cycle ride from
St Ives to Paris and Chariots of Fire, all of which anyone can participate.

If this sounds like the kind
of business you want to work for then read on to hear more about the role!

I.          PURPOSE

Facilities Manager is responsible for facilities management and environmental
protection for the manufacturing sites in St Ives along with our remote
offices and laboratories in France and China ensuring the infrastructure meet
the needs of the associates who work within them and supports the associated
processes used.

role will work closely with the Health and Safety lead to ensure compliance
and drive continuous improvement of safety and environmental metrics
including, fire safety, accident investigation, risk assessments, chemical
management and hazardous waste activities.

position will ensure that the equipment, company resources and general
infrastructure services of the company are effectively maintained, managing processes
to support the functioning of the various departments, and leading to the establishment
of the best physical working environment for Linx Associates.

Job Requirements


II.         KEY

Ensure compliance with HSE, COSHH and Fire Safety requirements

Champion waste reduction initiatives

Manage environmental permits, certifications and registrations

Coordinate Fire Safety and emergency preparedness activities

Conduct facility Risk Assessments, Lead and coordinate Safety,
Environmental and Risk Management initiatives

Support safety and environmental improvement in conjunction with the
Safety Committee

Manage refurbishment, renovations and office moves

Manage general upkeep and maintenance

Attend out of hours call outs as necessary and to an agreed rota.

Ensure that the buildings and surrounding working environment meet
health and safety standards and legal requirements

Manage and report internal and corporate KPI’s

Prepare documentation and manage contract tenders to best practice

Project manage / Supervise / Coordinate / Review work of contractors; check
standards of agreed work by staff or contractors has been completed
satisfactorily and follow up on any deficiencies

Manage services such as maintenance, cleaning, waste disposal, recycling,
security, and parking

Plan best allocation and utilisation of space and resources for new
buildings, or re-organisation of current premises

Manage budgets and keeping records of payments

Negotiate effective deals with contractors and suppliers

Manage Facilities vendors and budgets

Assure compliance with property insurance company

III.        KEY

  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated use of Excel, Word, Powerpoint

  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills

  • Ability to influence and motivate

  • Tenacity/Do what it takes

  • Effective Time Management and Personal Organisation

  • Technical, hands-on fault find and fixing skills

  • Hands on as and when required



Education Required:


Degree / HND qualified (or equivalent) or suitable industrial
experience in a similar role

Work Experience:


Experience in
industrial manufacturing environment; experience working with chemical
manufacturing facilities highly desired.

Hands on trade
based experience desirable.

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