Plant Operation Director
Greenwood, Indiana 46143
1. Oversee, plan, organize and direct the day-to-day activities of all maintenance personnel.
Manage employees through observation of job performance, periodic written performance evaluation, budget and staffing audits, periodic departmental and supervisory meetings and inspections.
Consult with the CFO with respect to new hires, evaluations, counseling and termination of all personnel.
Manage staff activities to reduce the risk of human injuries.
Comply with established facility standards through regular inspections of the buildings and grounds.
Set-up, operate and oversee an ongoing preventive maintenance program and perform scheduled inspections on the equipment in the facility.
Maintain current awareness of new products and techniques.
2. Serve as the Chairman of the Safety Committee and assumes the role as the facility safety and security officer while developing, implementing, and directing the facility’s environment of care programs:
Work collaboratively with HR Director to provide safety/security training for all new employees which may include orientation in minimizing safety/security risks for personnel, orientation of proper emergency procedures to be followed during a safety/security incident and orientation on the procedure for reporting safety/security incidents that involve patients, visitors, personnel and property.
Update present employees of any new information on safety/security training.
Schedule, operate, and conduct the required number of fire and disaster drills on an annual basis. Establish record of drills and report them to the Safety/Risk Management Committee.
Ensure that departmental EOC policies and procedures are distributed, practiced, and enforced.
Review all department EOC policies and procedures as needed.
Provide a physical environment free of hazards and support the Risk Manager with establishing and evaluating the impact on patient and public safety, the buildings, grounds, equipment, occupants, and internal physical systems.
Comply with established measures for infection control, OSHA regulations and safety risk management, including plans, policies and procedures.
Prepare annual evaluation reports of the objectives, scope, performance, and effectiveness of the EOC plans.
Promote an ongoing hazard surveillance program, including response to product safety recalls.
Intervene whenever conditions exist that pose an immediate threat of damage to life or health of employees or patients or pose a threat of damage to equipment or buildings.
Present cleaning agents to the Infection Control Committee for approval at least annually.
3. Ensure the facility meets necessary standards set forth by Joint Commission, federal, state and local laws concerning the operation of the facility.
Maintain documentation of required tests under Joint Commission for emergency generator power testing, fire safety equipment testing, and all other required testing.
Maintain a reference library of all codes, standards and resource materials.
4. Participate in the annual budget preparation.
Ensure the facility’s dollars are spent in the most economical fashion to maintain the equipment in the plant.
Provide support in planning and achieving remodeling projects.
Coordinate with outside contractors for any necessary repairs beyond maintenance capability or time scope, within reasonable cost.
5. Organize work and work of others in the department to avoid crisis management prior to Joint Commission and/or state surveys.
Support facility-wide quality/performance improvement goals and objectives.
- Education: High school diploma. Degree in facility management or related field preferred; or equivalent in trade school degree and/or related experience.
- Experience: A minimum of 6 years related experience with at least one year of management experience, preferred. Must have experience in the area of building maintenance and be able to acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the physical plant within ninety (90) days.
- Preferred Requirements: Must have experience with reading blueprints and understand Life Safety Code and OSHA Regulations. Must be able to communicate in a clear and concise manner and be able to speak fluently in front of audiences. Must be able to work within budgets and provide input into the budget process.