Facilities Operations Manager

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We Are Hiring!

Since 2007, Grace & Co dba Dark Heart Industries (DHI) has specialized in cultivating high-quality clones for growers across Northern California. We take pride in our work and continually adapt our process and selection to meet the diverse needs of growers large and small for the best price!

We are currently seeking a Facilities Operations Manager to work at our production plant located in Oakland, CA. This position is a full-time opportunity with a comprehensive benefit offering, including a 401(k) plan  and opportunities to obtain bonus pay. Along with exceptional facilities and production maintenance skills, we are seeking candidates with strong communication skills, great management skills, excellent organizational skills, the ability to stand/sit/walk for extended periods of time, the ability to lift 30 lbs regularly, and 50 lbs infrequently. Just as important, we offer a great work culture with an amazing and fun team, competitive wages, Company sponsored events, dog friendly environment, free parking, snacks and beverages!

What we need:

Under the direction of the Production Manager and with dotted line reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and in alignment with the Company Core Values, the Facilities Manager oversees all Facilities operations and activities in a production environment, including, but not limited to, the conception, design and construction of existing and emerging plant physical systems (electrical, plumbing, HVAC, automation, fire, emergency, process systems, etc.) to deliver operational effectiveness and efficiencies by performing the following duties: (1) Ensure that work is performed in accordance with regulatory compliance within industry standards; (2) Manage large construction projects by preparing RFPs, reviewing bids and managing construction prime and subcontractors to turn key phase; (3) Plan, manage and implement facilities annual budget, recurring expenditures, capital improvements, etc.; (4) Timely response to facility emergencies during off hours; (5) Develop, evaluate and manage the facilities team and ensure adequate staffing levels; (6) Develop, evaluate and implement safe workplace practices and effective operational safety and use of equipment; (7)  Maintain facilities tracking systems including departmental labor hours, develop a comprehensive maintenance plan and equipment retention schedules, etc.; (8) Full ownership and accountability of maintenance responsibilities (9) Continued professional development in construction, management, safety and leadership. Other duties as required.

Our Core Values:

  • Accountability

  • Future Thinking

  • Innovation   

  • Respect

  • Diversity

  • Quality  

What you need:

  • Associate's Degree in Construction Management, Industrial Engineering or equivalent education

  • Project Management Professional designation (preferred but not required)   

  • Five years of commercial/industrial construction management or trades

  • At least two years’ experience in effectively managing and developing direct reports  

  • Three years experience in working in a cultivation or greenhouse operation (highly preferred)

  • Proficient knowledge of construction management, including the permit process and reading plans and specs   

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization

  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with teams

  • Proven ability to perform a variety of tasks under time constraints and strict deadlines

  • Demonstrated efficiency, productivity, attention to detail, accuracy, and results driven

  • Proficient tech skills (Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Asana, etc.) and the ability to learn new technology

What a great fit looks like:

Because we work long hours together and we strive to get it done right the first time, we need someone who:

  • Possesses a great sense of humor

  • Deeply strives to make quality driven results happen

  • Has mastered problem solving to an art form  

  • Owns the “Jack/Jill of All Trades” badge of honor

  • A quick learner who is also a Future Thinker

  • A tried and true team player who exercises good judgment at all times  

  • Takes accountability for the good and the not so great aspects of the tasks at hand

  • Openly communicates and graciously respects feedback from the team

  • Embraces diversity and thrives in a diverse work group  

The details that you want to know:

Starting Salary: DOE

Location: Oakland, CA (close to BART, AC Transit and 880 freeway)

Duration of shift: 10 hours

Days of operation: Monday - Friday

What we believe in:

Dark Heart Industries, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Dark Heart Industries, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Posted: October 1, 2017 (Please remove from job boards after 11/1/2017).

Closes: To be considered for this role, please apply no later than October 31, 2017.        

Location: Oakland, CA
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