Maintenance & Repair Manager, Campus Dining

  • Vanderbilt University
  • Nashville, Tennessee
  • May 31, 2021
Full time General Managers and Management Executives

Job Description

The Manager, Maintenance & Repair is part of the Campus Dining department at Vanderbilt University and is a manager directly responsible for overseeing installation, repair, and upkeep operations of all Campus Dining's facilities, including managing, and executing the preventative maintenance on equipment. This position is also responsible for tracking, and accounting for all capital and non-capital cooking, holding, refrigeration and preparation equipment following Campus Dining and Vanderbilt University procedures and serve as first point of contact for operations to identify equipment and facility repair needs. This role combines expertise in overall understanding of facilities maintenance management, and a solid understanding of plumbing, electrical, HVAC, carpentry, and other crafts. Vanderbilt Campus Dining takes pride in the culinary creations served from our kitchens. Our Dining program is highly decorated, the winner of many prestigious awards in the food service industry, including Best On-Site Food Service Operation in the Nation, Best Food Service Operator, the prestigious Ivy Award, and many more. We have main dining centers, restaurants and cafes, convenience stores, and we employ over 300 employees. Duties and Responsibilities * Ensure efficient maintenance schedules that support operational use of equipment by conducting continuous life-cycle analysis of equipment. Evaluating and recommending to Administration options such as repair, replace, etc. * Coordinate work performed by outside Repair and Maintenance vendors including all kitchen hood cleaning on a schedule to be determined by business needs * Manage and monitor list of capital assets and coordinate inventories ordered by the Vanderbilt University Capital Asset Inventory Office, Campus Dining leadership & operations. * Oversee compliance to all local codes, OSHA, and TOSHA standards. This compliance effort includes but is not limited to employee training in the areas listed above, and enforcement of these standards within the manager's area of responsibility. * Schedule and complete preventative maintenance on Campus Dining equipment which includes cleaning of coils, replacement of filters and other tasks as needed * Identify capital and non-capital equipment replacement needs * Ensure Campus Dining vehicle fleet is cleaned, maintained and in working order. Coordinate repairs as needed. * Coordinate equipment training with equipment manufacturer representatives. * Evaluate and recommend to Campus Dining leadership, specifications, selection, purchasing and installation of equipment. * Manage inventory of spare parts, filters and equipment needed to perform preventive maintenance according to equipment manufacturer specifications * Work with Financial Unit Managers and Oracle Requesters to review and analyze repair company invoice accuracy * Track repetitive repair trips on equipment or discussion and assessment * Work with Vanderbilt Plant Operations staff on facility related repairs and modifications as needed Qualifications * A high school diploma or GED is necessary. * Associates degree from an accredited higher education institution with specialized training in Facilities and Maintenance or related field is preferred. * 5 years of experience in facility or repair and maintenance management is necessary. * Strong record of business judgement including financial and personnel management is necessary. * Previous operational experience with a variety of crafts such as plumbing, electrical, carpentry, small and large appliance maintenance, and HVAC is necessary. * Ability to learn and adapt to new systems and applications is necessary. * Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, Excel) is necessary. * Strong communication (verbal, written, interpersonal) skills and an ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population is necessary. * Ability to meet multiple deadlines and manage competing priorities is necessary. * Good professional judgment and ability to independently make sound business decisions is necessary. * Ability to frequently adapt to change and ability to remain calm in stressful situations is necessary. * Strong time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills and an eye for detail is necessary. Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion At Vanderbilt University, we are intentional about and assume accountability for fostering advancement and respect for equity, diversity, and inclusion for all students, faculty, and staff. Our commitment to diversity makes us who we are. We have created a community that celebrates differences and lets individuality thrive. As part of this commitment, we actively value diversity in our workplace and learning environments as we seek to take advantage of the rich backgrounds and abilities of everyone. The diverse voices of Vanderbilt represent an invaluable resource for the University in its efforts to fulfill its mission and strive to be an example of excellence in higher education. Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Please note, all candidates selected for an offer of employment are subject to pre-employment background checks, which may include but are not limited to, based on the role for which they have been selected: criminal history, education verification, social media review, motor vehicle records, credit history, and professional license verification.