Facilities Supervisor - UPMC Kildare Hospital
Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Sunday, 8 August 2021.
Based at: UPMC Kildare Hospital, Clane
Reports to: UPMC Kildare Hospital General Manager / UPMC in Ireland Facilities Manager
Contract Type: Full time, permanent
The Facilities Supervisor will be in charge of all aspects of maintenance and facilities including preventative maintenance and continuous improvement projects. The successful candidate will be required to work as an integral team member to ensure the operation of an efficient service throughout the Hospital.
Duties & Responsibilities
To ensure the Facilities team complete & comply with keeping the Helpdesk jobs & PPM tasks up to date to ensure that the reporting systems and monitoring responsibilities are maintained throughout. The Supervisor will be required to provide hands-on support working on the Helpdesk jobs and PPM tasks with the Facilities team including the Projects Team Assist with the daily management of the Security Team. Participate and contribute to the continuous improvement of utility energy usage and reduction (gas, electricity & water). Be the lead contributor to the site utility operations maintenance planning and energy management. Support the UPMC in Ireland Facilities Manager with the promotion of Energy Awareness and the aim for ISO 50,001 Energy Management system implementation. Support the Projects Team & Bio-Medical Engineers with managing the on-site Sub-Contractors and any other Specialist Visiting Engineers to the site as may be required, in such a way to achieve the highest level of service to the Hospitals occupants in the most cost efficient and technically competent manner. Ensure project management methodologies followed to scope, plan & deliver minor projects to schedule & budget. Assist with ensuring all new assets are added to the Helpdesk/Asset database system and PPM schedules are setup as per the new asset requirements, HTM and/or HBN guidelines and/or UPMC in Ireland Facilities Manager and/or Bio-Medical Engineers guidelines. Support the UPMC in Ireland Facilities Manager & Bio-Medical Engineer with correct materials/stock levels for preventative & re-active work in accordance with the Facilities & Bio-Medical budget guidelines. To implement the operation and maintenance of the building services installed, within the broad range of their technical disciplines, in total compliance with the job specification and in accordance with PPM schedules and task sheets provided by the Helpdesk/Asset database PPM system. To Manage all tasks undertaken in accordance with the UPMC Quality/Health & Safety/Facilities Policies & Procedures and in accordance with the appointed accreditation body; ensuring all areas of Facilities/Maintenance comply with Health and Safety regulations. To implement scheduled audits on the performance of the Sub-contractors to ensure their performance continues to provide the best value-for-money & quality service. Deliver on quality monitoring, measuring and management and to maintain equipment within all areas of the hospital. Provide weekly/monthly/quarterly progress reports to the UPMC Kildare Hospital General Manager & UPMC in Ireland Facilities Manager. Chair an on-site FMS or FES Committee. Be aware of and support the incident/event reporting system. Mange the team's performance, conduct performance reviews, training & development plans in tandem with the HR Competency & Engagement review program. Assist with recruitment when required. Essential Requirements
Qualified Mechanical, Electrical or Maintenance Technician (Level 6 HETAC) At least 3 years post qualification in a Facilities Maintenance role in a regulated Pharmaceutical, Healthcare or Food and Beverage industry. (Healthcare preferable) Must have good all-round experience of general trades and practical disposition Previous people management experience required Ability to effectively balance a number of tasks, work to deadlines, and produce quality deliverables Good IT skills, Microsoft office Must possess a positive attitude and display the ability to identify alternative solutions to problems Asset Care Maintenance services, Maintenance standards, Cost savings / minor works projects Knowledge of CHKS/JCI Accreditation desirable Strong understanding of maintenance, reliability, safety, quality and regulatory
The job description is intended to be an outline of the areas of responsibility. As UPMC Kildare Hospital and the post holder develop, this job description may be subject to review in light of the changing needs of the hospital.
A $23 billion healthcare provider and insurer, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centred, cost-effective, accountable care. Working in close collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC shares its clinical, managerial and technological skills worldwide through its innovation and commercialisation arm, UPMC Enterprises, and through UPMC International.
Providing high-quality healthcare in the South East since 2006, UPMC's operations in Ireland now include UPMC Whitfield Hospital in Waterford, UPMC Kildare Hospital in Clane, UPMC Aut Even Hospital in Kilkenny, the UPMC Carlow Outreach Centre, UPMC Hillman Cancer Centre radiotherapy locations at UPMC Whitfield and in Cork, and the UPMC Concussion Network. UPMC is the Official Healthcare Partner of the GAA and GPA.
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