Mar 21, 2019

Senior Manager, Facilities

  • Rent The Runway
  • Secaucus, NJ, USA
Full-Time Distribution - Shipping Facilities Logistics Management Manufacturing Strategy - Planning Supply Chain Transportation Warehouse

Job Description


The Senior Manager, Facilities is responsible for overseeing all maintenance and janitorial functions within a warehousing facility.  They are responsible for all machinery including cleaning equipment (washers, dryers, and spotting stations), supporting infrastructure (boilers, generators, and air compressors), finishing equipment (autobaggers and steam tunnels), conveyance (monorail system and package sorter as applicable), HVAC and all other mechanical devices within the facility. They are responsible for engaging their team to maintain the highest levels of safety, production, cost and quality while maintaining a positive employee experience. The Senior Manager, Facilities is a servant leader; dive in, roll up your sleeves to help in any situation, make tools available, remove obstacles for associates to excel in their roles, have empathy and compassion for associates, and the passion and leadership to stand up for them when the time arises.



  • Responsible for managing and overseeing facilities and janitorial teams across all shifts in the operation, including monitoring performance, providing feedback, and developing talent
  • Actively lead with safety, production, cost and quality at the forefront of all decision making
    • Establish and meet KPIs for machine operations
    • Identify root cause issues, create programs and plans to improve and drive long term, sustainable and repeatable solutions to improve all metrics in the department
  • Become an expert in all RTR automation equipment
  • Responsible for inventory management and storage of spare part equipment inventory and dry cleaning supplies, solvents, detergents and spotting chemicals
  • Partner with Procurement  for ordering and maintaining necessary supply levels for: spare parts, cleaning supplies, and necessary equipment needed for repairs
  • Responsible for non-hazardous waste manifest and removal schedule
  • Develop and document preventative maintenance routines, schedules and SOPs
  • Ensure operations are up to industry safety and cleanliness standard
  • Drive performance and process changes based on lean initiatives to drive operational efficiency and quality customer service
  • Maintain strong working knowledge of all processes and policies
  • Ownership and accountability for team’s daily decision making and execution
  • Communicate across all levels of the operation
  • Enforce safety guidelines, cleanliness and security standards



  • 6 to 12 years of related experience working in manufacturing, warehouse or industrial environment including oversight of large scale warehouse systems and equipment
  • 5 to 7 years experience leading and developing people and teams and warehouse systems and equipment
  • Experience with Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing techniques
  • Experience managing a budget
  • Experience with developing/documenting procedures/SOPs/maintenance routines
  • Capable of making decisions independently
  • Have a positive, “can-do” attitude and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills (eg. spreadsheet software, powerpoint/slides) as well as the ability to operate warehouse tools (eg. scanner, ladder, warehouse software)
  • Forward-thinkers with the ability to articulate point of view and improve processes
  • Must operate with a sense of urgency and have attention to detail
  • Align with the company's Core Values to ensure a world class customer experience
  • Ability to lift up to a maximum of 50 lbs based on needs of the role
  • Ability to work flex shifts, hours, nights and weekends as business dictates
  • Experience in one or more of the following trades: steamfitting, pipefitting, electrical, refrigeration, chillers and conveyance
  • Knowledge of installation and maintenance of hydraulic and pneumatic components of machines and equipment including dry cleaning, laundry, refrigeration, compressors, pumps, HVAC a plus
  • Black seal boiler license a plus


General-Other: Engineering,   Industrial-Manufacturing Engineering,   Equipment Install-Maintain-Repair,   Facilities Management-Maintenance,   General-Other: Installation-Maintenance-Repair,   General-Other: Logistics-Transportation,   Shipping and Receiving-Warehousing,   Assembly-Assembly Line,   Equipment Operations,   General-Other: Production-Operations,   Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Operations,   Operations-Plant Management,   Production-Operations Planning,   Sewing and Tailoring  



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