CBRE Maintenance Manager in Romulus, Michigan

Job Summary:

Join a rapidly growing team by helping us grow our client’s US portfolio. This is an opportunity for team members to apply building engineering skills in new ways. As part of a new line of business for our client, we are developing means and methods by which facilities, systems and assets are managed throughout their lifecycle.


Responsible for performance of team of robotic technicians over multiple shifts or a large scale facility to perform maintenance and repair on client equipment and facilities systems.

Establish and maintain a safety-first culture by promoting and driving safe work practices timely training, best practices as well as delivering rewards and recognitions to promote safe behavior.

Drive performance as measured by client’s Key Performance Indicators

Establish relationships with client Site Leads, business partners such as EHS leads and FM clientele to establish trust and credibility in the delivery of IFM services

Resolve FM issues at sites under purview, escalating when needed

Provide engineering guidance to Technician s as needed to ensure operations are aligned with site and portfolio goals and values

Develop and manage operating expense budgets for relevant sites including monthly variance reports

Initiate purchase order requests for goods and services for sites within responsibility

Manage subcontractors and suppliers to deliver goods and services against contracts and expectations

Administer training to ensure compliance, readiness and competency of staff

Drive and promote safety culture within portfolio including subcontractors, suppliers and visitors

Work with Regional Manager to oversee the delivery of maintenance and repair services.

Ensure client satisfaction with delivery of Facility Management services and provide a lead role in monitoring and increasing customer satisfaction.

Act as point of contact with site occupants, property management/ Landlords to coordinate FM activities and ensure client needs are met

Support the Regional Manager in the implementation of short and long-term projects for the client as requested.

Assist in the development and implementation of the annual account plan as identified by the Account Director.

Leadership/ employee management:

Develop a strong collaborative team-based environment.

Ensure compliance with all CBRE operational audit and safety standards

Assist in the development and management of the detailed, zero-based annual operating budgets

Execute on CBRE best practices in the interest of exceeding client goals and expectations

Collaborate with account Strategic Sourcing team on national and regional sourcing opportunities to define scope, coordinate supplier walk-through, and manage national and regional supplier performance at property level.

With access to top-tier market intelligence, planning, local site selection and asset strategies, our Global Workplace Services offering includes Enterprise Facilities Management (EFM), Project Management (PJM), Advisory & Transaction Services (A&T), and Management Consulting. We offer end-to-end expertise across all workplace types, scalable delivery, a commitment to world-class safety and ongoing innovations in building efficiencies, energy conservation and CRE technology.

Skills/ Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required

  • Minimum five years’ experience in Operations Management in an industrial environment containing conveyance, process control and powered trucks in a distribution and/or manufacturing plant.

  • Experience with managing teams of 10 or more, budget responsibilities, supplier management, problem solving, and client/ customer relations.

  • Relevant training in MHE, Controls Systems, PIT as well as general building operations

  • Experience and training supporting fleet of robots

  • Must have solid knowledge of building/ mechanical, electrical systems (MEP)

  • Experience required using CMMS systems and reporting

  • Demonstrated communication skills written and verbal including negotiation and conflict resolution

  • Must have strong computer skills, including MS Excel, Word and Office• Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to align, motivate and lead a team including creating accountability

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans