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Manager Corporate Facilities and Services

DATE:  Jun 4, 2021
CITY:  Columbus
BRAND:  Designer Brands
REQ #:  116549
LOCATION NAME:  Home Office, Columbus
DEPARTMENT:  Corporate

Job title: Manager: Corporate Facilities and Services


General Summary: The Corporate Facilities and Services Manager will be responsible for coordinating all corporate maintenance service/repair activities.  Supervise an internal team of Facilities and Mail Room staff as well as third party janitorial and maintenance vendors.  Provides technical guidance to resolve and repair any maintenance issues as necessary.

Reports to: Director: Construction


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Management of corporate and leased properties throughout central Ohio
  • Capital and Expense R&M budget planning
  • Process evaluation and improvement
  • Provide leadership and training to the Facilities staff
  • Sourcing and on-boarding of vendors// incumbent vendor development
  • Negotiate contracts with a network of contractors and service providers
  • Working undersatnaing and ability to manage services including but not limited to:
    • HVAC PM and repair
    • Power distribution and electrical repairs
    • Plumbing and Mechanical
    • Grounds maintenance
    • All facets of furniture – purchasing, demount, install, create furniture drawings and facilitate moves
    • Roof repairs, replacement
    • Vertical transportation (PMs and Repairs)
    • Janitorial/ Pest control
    • Café (Repairs, PMs, Misc.)
  • Capital improvement projects
  • Energy Management (monitor operations, improve service)
  • Oversee mail room operations
  • Confidential File Retrieval System
  • Confidential Document Management and Destruction
  • Scheduled maintenance of corporate-owned vehicles
  • Maintain adequate materials and supplies inventory


Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Team and goal oriendted
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to analyze data and make data driven decisions
  • Expertise in building related trades (Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, Janitorial, etc.)
  • Knowledgeable of OSHA, local, state, and federal safety regulations
  • Microsoft Office Suite  
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Proactive



Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bachelors degree in building related discipline
  • Construction-related project management experience
  • 3+ years in Facilities Management position  
  • Experience using Service Channel or similar work order management system



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Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 












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