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Maintenance and Facility Director (F/E/D)

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SKECHERS EDC, world leader in the fashion shoe industry designs, develops and markets more than 3000 models for men, women and children and distributes its products in more than 170 countries.

To support its strong growth, SKECHERS EDC is looking for its distribution center located in Milmort (Liège), a "Maintenance and Facility Director" (French/Dutch/English).


Job description

As Maintenance and Facility Director, your missions are varied and multiple:

  • You have a strategic function in a support service
  • You propose a vision and a medium and long term development plan
  • You coordinate the projects related to maintenance
  • You provide connection between internal needs and subcontracting
  • You collaborate with all departments in a common objective of continuous improvement and optimization of infrastructures

Roles and responsibilities

  • Define, in collaboration with the Maintenance & Facility Manager, KPIs and measurement indicators
  • Support the M&F Manager for the implementation of KPIs
  • Ensure, in partnership with the HR department, recruitments for the Maintenance department
  • Establish lasting relationships with managers of Skechers sites abroad
  • Report the action plans of the Maintenance department to the Site Director
  • Negotiate and optimize contracts with suppliers and subcontractors
  • Propose new improvement, investment, evaluation or preventive maintenance projects
  • Analyze incidents in collaboration with M&F Manager and propose lasting solutions
  • Manage the budgets allocated for the "Maintenance" department
  • Anticipate, forecast and plan maintenance needs according to the production reality of the site.


Your Profile

  • Required training and diploma: Master in Engineering Sciences with electromechanical orientation, construction, automation, process and methods
  • Experience: 15 years or more, in a similar function in the distribution, handling or automation sectors
  • Languages: French, level C2 - Dutch, level C2 - English, level C1-C2. Knowledge of German is a real asset
  • Working hours: day shift (but occasional flexibility depending on the project)
  • Travel outside Belgium: 5 to 10% on an annual basis

Specific technical skills

  • An excellent understanding of the maintenance,logistics and handling sectors is required
  • You master MS Office
  • You are able to make a diagnosis during a breakdown of a PLC
  • You translate information from the site for external partners
  • You have skills in electromechanics, hydraulics and pneumatics
  • You are able to understand conveyor systems
  • You are aware of safety/risk/well-being aspects
  • You have daily use of a CMMS
  • You know how to manage a budget and are sensitive to the optimization of the various resources available
  • You have the skills to manage new projects and/or integrate yourself into ongoing processes

General skills and competences

  • People Management,
  • Resources/means management
  • Flexibility
  • Manage, analysis and proactive proposals
  • Resistance to stress and unforeseen events
  • Team and collaborative spirit
  • Analytical and problem solving oriented
  • Results, objectives and industrial performance orientation
  • Facilitator and change leader
  • Negotiating capacity
  • Communication skills (spoken and written)
  • Adaptation to the constantly changing work environment
  • Decision-making in compliance with the general directives set by the group
  • Assertiveness


Languages: French, level C2 - Dutch, level C2 - English, level C1-C2. Knowledge of German is a real asset


Our offer

You are joining a dynamic working environment, at the cutting edge of technology, with internationally recognized expertise in a company with human values that combines innovation and economic growth.

They offer a permanent contract, full time with an attractive salary package.

  • Placed on:Fri 26 June 2020
  • Location: Liège

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