Location: Toronto, Canada
Thales people architect solutions that support 85 million mainline and suburban passenger journeys, worldwide, every day. Our Rail Signalling and Communication systems are used on metro lines across major cities, and 72,000 kms of route, 52,000 trains per day in 16 countries are controlled by our Traffic Management Systems. Together We deployed the first-ever nationwide ticketing system which processes over 50 million ticketing transactions in 100 cities daily.
Thales provides world-leading Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) and interlocking for mass rail transit applications globally. The Centre of Competence for Urban Rail Signalling is located right before you at mid-town Toronto. As the largest office in Canada, we house a department for every step of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)! This includes Software, Hardware, Systems Design, Verification & Validation, Operations, etc. The supporting corporate shared services teams in Finance, Human Resources and IT is also located at the office. Our office space was designed to provide a sustainable, healthy workplace that expresses TRSS’s brand while increasing collaboration. Features include Greenguard furniture, EnergyStar appliances, low-emitting adhesives, sealants, and sliding glass doors on internal offices provide daylight and views to the outside. Come join the big Transport family, here in Toronto!
We are looking for a Facilities Manager to join our team in Toronto!
The successful candidate will manage the physical plant and associated facilities functions for Ground Transportation Systems Canada Inc. You will establish, design, develop and manage other locations, if necessary and as assigned, in order to maximize the utilization of company resources and provide a safe, effective working environment for all employees.
Develop and maintain a competent and motivated staff
Provide the opportunity for upgrading individual skills and provides opportunities for advancement
Appraise staff performance and goals on a periodic basis in a positive manner
Develop and maintain short, medium and long term plans for resources, tools and processes
Develop, implement and maintain all company Facility and Security Processes and Procedures
Ensure that all Facility and Security Processes and Procedures are communicated, understood and adhered to
Optimize space utilization by preparing appropriate designs, plans, equipment procurement, installations, and staff relocation logistics (as required)
Keep abreast of management techniques and skill levels to provide the tools for effective management
Utilize superior interpersonal and written communication skills to relate, liaise and conduct business transactions with intra-company, inter-company and external colleagues and suppliers
Establish and foster a positive and collaborative work environment within all Departments through positive, co-operative, collaborative and consensus building approaches to all Facility planning, Fire Safety and Security related activities
Ensure that the Departments’ Facility strategic plans are fully supportive of and in alignment with Corporate policies and goals
Establish, plan, set, negotiate and work with all Departments to ensure best strategic and long term Facility planning and costs associated with the physical plant, for both Capital and Operating Budgets
Set and Manage Operating and Capital budgets in excess of $5 million annually
Monitor Departmental Financial performance, both Operational and Capital on a regular basis
Required Skills and Experience:
3-5 years of facilities maintenance experience
Sound understanding of Maintenance, Security, and Facilities related activities business practices and processes
Ability to prepare, report and work to budget
Use of cost effective, innovative techniques
Ability and affinity towards multi-tasking Certifications
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Thales is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. Thales is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the interview process. Applicants selected for an interview who require accommodation are asked to advise accordingly upon the invitation for an interview. We will work with you to meet your needs. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.