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Facilities engineer

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Job Introduction

An exciting opportunity has become available for a highly experienced Facilities engineer / coordinator to join our team in Co. Cork. Managing the day to day facilities maintenance and ensuring all work is signed off to a high standard, you would have a proven track record in facilities management and ensuring completion of work orders. You will be highly familiar with CMMS system process with excellent stakeholder management and have excellent interpersonal skills.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career in a growing business.

We offer a very competitive salary, a great team, growing contract and excellent professional development and progression opportunities within the company as well as the below benefits to name a few:

  • 20 days annual leave increasing to 25 with service
  • Free GP service
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Company pension scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Employee assistance program with counselling and life advice supports
  • Family leave options
  • Shopping voucher
  • Training, development, and progression opportunities


Role Responsibility

  • Manage daily activity of facility service contractors i.e., permits, work orders, follow up work, etc. 

  • Act as area owner for site infrastructure including roads, bunds, drains and cladding 

  • Manage close-out of customer requests for minor facility repairs or upgrades 

  • Proactively audit site facility standards and drive improvements 

  • Actively support waste reduction and manage remediation works required to close out engineering issues 

  • Promote, monitor and suggest improvements to the site safety, engineering and quality standards 

  • Actively support the planning, organisation and implementation of maintenance tasks including shutdown periods 

  • Assist in the development/updating and implementation of the site facilities master plan 

  • Assist in the negotiation of facility-related service contracts, integrate them into the maintenance schedules and supervise their operation accordance with the business needs 

  • Participate in cross-functional and inter-site teams as required 

  • Project manage facility related projects outside of the scope of the C&PE team 

  • Fulfils a variety of other, ad hoc, responsibilities that are assigned to him/her and that are consistent with his/her role 

The Ideal Candidate

  • A degree level engineering qualification with proven post-qualification experience working in a maintenance environment and/or managing construction contractors 


  • A qualified craftsperson with certification experience working in a maintenance environment and/or managing construction contractors 

Strong mechanical or electrical engineering background 

Proven operational management experience, fully conversant with Facilities Management processes and procedures 

Good interpersonal and team skills with the ability to communicate and interact at all levels 

Resilient, motivated, confident, and customer focused  

Able to quickly identify opportunities to optimise and or improve hard/soft FM service delivery 

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs around 30,000 people, and partners with clients in many sectors across business and industry; schools and universities; sports and leisure; energy and resources; government and agencies; healthcare; justice and defence.

Sodexo’s connected; people-centric approach brings together a diverse range of expertise. The breadth of services it offers ranges from food and hospitality; cleaning; reception; concierge (Circles); security; property management and technical services through to data driven workplace strategy and design (Wx); employee engagement and recognition services (Sodexo Engage) and personal home services through Prestige Nursing + Care and the Good Care Group.  

Vital Spaces is Sodexo’s value proposition that puts people at the heart of everything we do, bringing together services and solutions and focusing on the productivity and wellbeing of people wherever they are.

Sodexo is committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations. 

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process


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