Profession manufacturing facility manager

Manufacturing facility managers foresee the maintenance and routine operational planning of buildings intended to be used for manufacturing activities. They control and manage health and safety procedures, supervise the work of contractors, plan and handle buildings maintenance operations, fire safety and security issues, and oversee buildings' cleaning activities.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Artistic
  • Enterprising / Conventional
  • Enterprising / Investigative

Knowledge

  • Supply chain management

    The flow of goods in the supply chain, movement and storage of raw materials, work-in-process inventory, and finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption.

  • Electrical power safety regulations

    The compliance with safety measures which need to be taken during the installation, operation, and maintenance of constructions and equipment which function in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electrical power, such as the appropriate safety gear, equipment handling procedures, and preventive actions.

Skills

  • Plan health and safety procedures

    Set up procedures for maintaining and improving health and safety in the workplace.

  • Adhere to organisational guidelines

    Adhere to organisational or department specific standards and guidelines. Understand the motives of the organisation and the common agreements and act accordingly.

  • Manage budgets

    Conduct cost estimates and budget planning. Monitor the budget, as well as costs and expenses. Forecast the budget development continuously. Report on the budget.

  • Carry out energy management of facilities

    Contribute to develop effective strategies for energy management and making sure that these are sustainable for buildings. Review buildings and facilities to identify where improvements can be made in energy efficiency.

  • Monitor contractor performance

    Manage contractor performance and assess whether they are meeting the agreed standard and correct underperformance if needed.

  • Plan buildings maintenance work

    Schedule maintenance activities of property, systems and services to be deployed in public or private buildings, according to the priorities and needs of the client.

  • Supervise work

    Direct and supervise the day-to-day activities of subordinate personnel.

  • Manage manufacturing facilities

    Plan, maintain, and foresee the relevant considerations for manufacturing facilities management. Ensure a steady development of strategic plans for plants and make sure they serve their functionality efficiently.

  • Liaise with managers

    Liaise with managers of other departments ensuring effective service and communication, i.e. sales, planning, purchasing, trading, distribution and technical.

  • Make health, safety and environment assessments

    Execute health, safety and environmental assessments to ensure proper working environment and conditions.

  • Ensure inspections of facilities

    Plan and make sure that a regular inspection system is in place to ensure they are fit for purpose and to prevent hazards and further risks.

  • Manage space utilisation

    Oversee the design and development of a plan for space and facility allocation that is based on user's needs and priorities.

Optional knowledge and skills

liaise with security authorities collect industrial waste ensure equipment maintenance manufacturing processes apply procurement manage emergency evacuation plans inspect building systems industrial engineering plan facilities management policies manage staff monitor conveyor belt fire safety regulations manage facilities services oversee assembly operations oversee logistics of finished products monitor processing environment conditions facilities management in the organisation corporate social responsibility manage major incidents manage contracts energy performance of buildings multimodal transport logistics