• Mgr Facility Engineering

    Job Location US-NC
    Store Support Staff (Corporate/Field Support)
    Position Type
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  • Overview

    The Facility Engineering Maintenance Manager manages the majority of issues related to various preventative and reactionary maintenance to assure the efficient operation of the mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems for all Sprouts’ stores and facilities. This position ensures maintenance procedures are completed in a timely and effective manner with the least disruption to operations.

    Essential Functions

    • Coordinates ongoing repairs and maintenance to ensure continuous operation of Sprouts stores and facilities.
    • Coordinates building and equipment repairs, including floor care, roofs, fire sprinkler systems, security systems, electrical, plumbing, lighting, food production equipment, common area, and landscaping; also has oversight of waste hauling, recycling, pest control, and janitorial/sanitation supply programs.
    • Makes complex maintenance decisions with the goal of resolving issues that impact customers and stores, or facilities and employees, while balancing fiscal responsibilities.  
    • Reacts quickly to issues involving store operations, requiring flexibility, travel, and patience.
    • Provides direction to staff and vendors, effectively communicating decisions and timelines, often to an audience with high passion to quickly resolve all issues. 
    • Has direct responsibility for managing and reviewing direct reports and developing methods to help improve their productivity and development.
    • Acts as a liaison with the Real Estate department to determine whether needed repairs are covered under lease agreements prior to coordinating work.
    • Conducts quality assurance checks and manages the overall activities of projects from start to finish; ensures work has been performed in a proper and professional manner.
    • Negotiates service agreements; measures performance of needed work against assigned budgets and quality standards; reviews invoices and ensures amounts are correct.
    • Prepares vendors for new store openings.
    • Maintains effective on-going internal customer and vendor relations.
    • Works with Loss Prevention on correcting dangers or hazards.
    • Supervises Facility Engineering Coordinators
    • May work on minor capital project as assigned.
    • Other related duties as assigned.


    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Physical Requirements

    • 8-10 years’ experience in maintenance management that includes supermarket or restaurant facility engineering maintenance and a bachelor's degree in business or management preferred; or an acceptable combination of experience and education.
    • Strong multi-tasker with the ability to effectively handle multiple projects at one time.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Extensive knowledge of facilities and associated equipment.
    • Extensive knowledge of refrigeration and energy management systems. Proficient with CPC control, and use of Ultra-Site and Site Manager.
    • Basic understanding of bill processing, auditing and basic accounting (to include budget building). Prior multiple-location management experience preferred.
    • Strong mechanical background, including in-depth knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, electrical systems and general building maintenance and repair.
    • Must have the ability to exercise sound independent judgment and discretion in establishing and maintaining strong working relationships with leadership, employees, vendors, and coworkers.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Must be able to demonstrate strong analytical and problem resolution skills.
    • Effective organizational & time management skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.


    Physical Requirements

    • Ability to travel as needed.
    • Light lifting of up to 10 pounds on a frequent basis; 20 pounds occasionally. Must be able to climb latter leading to the roof.


     In addition to a rewarding career, Sprouts offers a comprehensive program to help support you and your family. These programs include:

    • Competitive pay
    • Opportunities for career growth
    • 15% discount for you and one other family member on all purchases made at Sprouts
    • Flexible schedules
    • Participation in Telemedicine: Teledoc
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


    Eligibility requirements may apply for the following benefits:

    • 401(K) Retirement savings plan with a generous company match
    • Affordable benefit coverage, including medical, dental vision
    • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare and dependent care
    • Company paid life insurance and short-term disability coverage

    Why Sprouts

    Grow with us!

    If you have a passion for inspiring people and a flair for fresh food, consider applying for a job at Sprouts! With a focus on customer service, our neighborhood grocery stores offer high-quality, farm fresh produce, natural meats, plenty of scoop-your-own bulk goods and much more in a fun, friendly, old-fashioned farmer’s market setting.  Come grow your career in healthy living with a fast-paced, rapidly growing company and teams that pride themselves on empowering others along their journey.





    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Sprouts’ management reserves the right to amend and change duties, responsibilities, and requirements to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.


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