Eastern Regional Facilities Manager in New York at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 210 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

The Regional Facility Manager plans, directs, and supervises staff (skilled, semiskilled, and unskilled trade personnel) efforts to effectively complete activities related to daily operations (repairs, maintenance, contracts). The Regional Facilities Manager is responsible for building and grounds maintenance, construction projects and the installation and maintenance of equipment. The manager minimizes building maintenance issues through experience, knowledge and guidance for each facility in the region.

  • Prioritizes and assigns work to staff; ensures repairs to buildings, equipment or grounds that create potential hazards for residents and staff are addressed first.
  • Locates, inspects, troubleshoots and initiate repairs.
  • Manages all activities related to the maintenance of the properties which includes painting, snow removal, grounds work, drywall, roofing, electrical, light plumbing and other repairs as necessary.
  • Engage with individual sites to drive savings initiatives and keep savings tracker updated with all proper documentation
  • Interface and develop relationships with peers in other regions and functions to ensure consistent delivery of global initiatives and practices
  • Purchases materials and equipment required for maintenance repairs; ensures products and services are purchased cost effectively.
  • Monitors compliance with preventive maintenance program for HVAC equipment
  • Ensures monthly equipment safety checks are completed; follows-up to ensure that issues identified during safety checks are repaired.
  • Attends staff and in-services meetings as scheduled.
  • Manages expenses to ensure monthly budgets are met.
  • Assists in fire alarm testing and fire drills.
  • Schedules and coordinates testing of emergency generators where applicable.
  • Exhibits a thorough knowledge of maintenance, safety policies of PayPal.
  • Is able to read and interprets technical drawings and equipment contained therein.
  • Surveys all buildings and grounds weekly to monitor safety and repair needs of the buildings. Locates, inspects, troubleshoots and make repairs as needed.
  • Works with Head of Facilities, as necessary to secure outside contractors to complete jobs.
  • Leads the development and implementation of an effective system for recording, storing and reporting on capital equipment and property data in order to promote efficient operations, economy and history.
  • Maintains a library of all facilities’ blueprints, technical documents, building records, building permits and certifications.
  • Participates in the recruitment, selection, orientation, performance management and on-going development of department staff.
  • Complies with facility in-service requirements.
  •  Works with vendors to ensure work is completed accurately and on time in accordance with PayPal’s policies

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE 
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of six years of related progressive experience and/or training. Bachelor's degree is desired, with focus on business, technical or management areas. 

CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES 
Facility Management certification preferred. Driver's license may be required. 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS 
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action. 

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE 
Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports. 

REASONING ABILITY 
Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based customer service, financial, and development environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company. 


TRAVEL

  • Travel required, approximately 20-30%

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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