Manager, Facilities

Torrance, CA
Operations – Facilities /
Full-time /
On-site
 
Divergent is a technology company that has architected, invented, built, and commercialized an end-to-end factory system called the Divergent Adaptive Production System (DAPS™) that comprehensively uses machine learning to optimally engineer, additively manufacture, and flexibly assemble complex integrated vehicle structures and subsystems. Products created using DAPS are superior in performance, lower in cost, rapidly customizable to meet mission and customer-specific requirements, faster to market, and scalable on demand to high volume production. Divergent is a qualified Tier 1 supplier to global automotive OEMs, and Divergent is now expanding to support mission critical needs in the Aerospace and Defense sector.
 

Purpose of Job:
The Facilities Manager is a pivotal leadership role within our manufacturing production environment, responsible for ensuring the safe and reliable operation of facilities and production-related equipment. Reporting directly to the Senior Director of Facilities & EHS, this position requires a hands-on approach, strong leadership capabilities, and the ability to oversee a team.  The incumbent will play a critical role in maintaining the organization's CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System), ensuring compliance with various industry standards (OSHA, State, Local, ISO14001, AS9100D and IATF16949), and driving continuous improvement initiatives.

Essential Job Functions and Performance Standards:
 
·         Conduct routine inspections of premises and equipment to ensure optimal operation.
·         Perform preventative maintenance on facilities and production-related equipment.
·         Perform basic repairs and maintenance tasks as needed to keep equipment operational.
·         Oversee the installation of new equipment, ensuring proper setup and functionality.
·         Manage and oversee team of three
·         Manage and oversee contractors for professional repairs, ensuring quality service, timely response, and fair pricing through effective negotiation and vendor relationship management.
·         Identify and diagnose mechanical issues, implementing corrective measures to address them promptly.
·         Additional Requirements: Proven maintenance experience in a manufacturing production environment.
 o    Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred.
 o    Proficiency in the use of hand and power tools for maintenance and repair tasks.
 o    Ability to disassemble and reassemble machines, equipment, or devices to replace defective parts or make adjustments.
 o    Familiarity with reading blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs as necessary for maintenance tasks. 
 o    Proficiency in using common tools such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches.
 o    Experience with precision measuring instruments or electronic testing devices for diagnostics.
 o    Strong negotiation skills and vendor relationship management experience to ensure timely and cost-effective resolution of maintenance issues. 
 o    Strong organizational and follow-up skills to manage maintenance schedules effectively.
 o    Attention to detail to ensure thorough inspections and repairs. 
 o    Professional demeanor and presentation when interacting with colleagues and contractors.
 o    Ability to work independently while maintaining focus on tasks.
 o    Strong time management and organizational skills to prioritize maintenance activities effectively.
 o    Comfortable with a flexible work schedule, including occasional nights and weekends based on business needs.

 
Work Environment:
 
Able to lift 50 pounds 50%
Wet or humid conditions (non-weather) 20%
Work near moving mechanical parts   60%
Work in high, precarious places   20%
Fumes or airborne particles   20%
Toxic or caustic chemicals   20%
Outdoor weather conditions   20%
High noise level   5%
 

Requirements:
 
Education:
BS degree in Business Administration, Facility Management or similar field is preferred.
 
Licenses/Certificates:
Certifications such as FMA, Forklift, HVAC or similar related a plus
 
Experience:
Minimum 5 years in the maintenance field, 10 years preferred.
 
ISO14001, AS9100D/ISO9001 and IATF16949 accredited facility experience a plus.


Skills:
·         CMMS administrator
·         Strong knowledge facilities machines and equipment
·         Good understanding of the technical features of plumbing, carpentry, and electrical systems
·         Excellent organizational and leadership abilities
·         Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
·         LOTO (Lock Out Tag Out)
 
 
$114,320 - $142,880 a year
What You’ll Get :

Holistic Compensation Package: Enjoy a world-class compensation package that includes a competitive salary, equity plan, and discretionary results-based incentive bonus opportunities, ensuring you're truly valued for your contributions. 
Wellness and Time Off: Embrace a healthy lifestyle with paid vacation, sick time, and company holidays, including a year-end shutdown to recharge. We support growing families with paid parental leave, recognizing the importance of bonding time. 
Comprehensive Health and Wellness: Prioritize your well-being with our comprehensive health and wellness benefits, offering both HMO and Premium PPO options. Additionally, benefit from company-sponsored life insurance and short and long-term disability coverage for peace of mind. 
Investment in Growth: We're committed to your professional development. Take advantage of reimbursement opportunities for learning and development initiatives, empowering you to continuously expand your skill set and reach peak performance. 
Inclusive and Collaborative Environment: Join our inclusive, collaborative, and dynamic work environment within a fast-paced, mission-driven company. Together, we're disrupting the traditional manufacturing industry, embracing diversity, and fostering innovation to reduce our footprint by integrating people and technology. 

 

Divergent is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Our positions adhere to all statutory and regulatory requirements. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 

Disclosures:
In order to adjust to changes in our business, it may become necessary to add, remove or modify certain duties and responsibilities, or to reassign you to another job position. From time to time you may be asked to work on special projects or to assist with other work. Your cooperation and assistance in performing such additional work is expected. Divergent Technologies, Inc , Inc is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Our positions adhere to all statutory and regulatory requirements. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
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