Potpourri Group Inc., referred to as "PGI", was founded in 1963, publishing a single consumer catalog title. New brands were added through internal development and acquisitions so that today PGI has grown to be one of the most successful multi-brand direct-to-consumer merchants in America, serving millions of customers a year.
At PGI, we look for unique talent and skills, and above all else, passion. Our employees are enthusiastic team members who love what they do, and come to work every day ready to jump in and roll up their sleeves. Employees here take initiative, take pride in their work and accomplishments, and are trusted to work independently while being team players known for sharing ideas, support, and resources.
PGI is a collaborative team-oriented environment with an entrepreneurial spirit. Team members are encouraged to think outside of the box, be creative, and push the envelope. Ideas are welcomed and generated through brainstorming, informal meetings, and even hallway and coffee room conversations. The workload is significant, deadlines run tight, critical projects are always on the table, but everyone pulls together to “get it done” because they care. People are more than just co-workers at PGI and it’s more than just another job here. It’s a calling, it’s a community, and it’s a career.
The Maintenance/Facilities Manager will be responsible for leading the Maintenance and Facilities functions for Littleton operations facility and N. Billerica corporate office. Responsible for the general appearance, safety, and maintenance of both facilities. Ensure the safety and security of staff and property at both locations. Will be responsible for supporting and assisting the Assistant Director of Fulfillment Operations with OSHA programs and training. Majority of time will be spent in the distribution center providing leadership to facilities staff for reactive and proactive maintenance service on all operational equipment, as well as general maintenance within the facilities. Increase the site operational effectiveness by improving project delivery, including mean time between failure and downtime reduction. Responsible for planned scheduling, overseeing adherence and timely completion of all work carried out by internal staff, vendors and external partners. Create routine maintenance and inspection schedules for pump room equipment, generators, forklifts and other lift fleet equipment, company vehicles, fire equipment, etc. Manage and implement improvement plans that drive Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s). Develop and/or improve standard operating procedures, and manage and mentor maintenance/facilities staff on best practices to ensure optimal efficiency. Identify deficiencies and recommend changes in training, working practices and processes. Collaboration with team members including superiors, DC floor managers, other department heads, and Human Resources is a key component of this position. This is a hands-on position, requiring majority of time working on the floor with periodic travel to corporate office.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Maximize efficiencies of machinery
Systems downtime management
(Includes software programming)
Building and Grounds Maintenance
Maintaining grounds appearance, working with landlord as appropriate
Safety and Security
Associate development ~ Supply CAD drawings as requested ~ Minor Fabrication and\or structures as needed ~ Other duties as assigned
**This position requires successfully completing OSHA 30-hour General Industry training to receive DOL card.
This position requires a lot of walking daily throughout the distribution center, and other physical activity as needed. This position is responsible for many critical items affecting overall production success and safety to the organization. The ability to handle multiple projects and determine appropriate priorities is crucial to the business. This position also requires extreme reliability and flexibility when urgent needs arise outside of normal business hours/days. The individual in this position must be extremely self-motivated and be able to work independently, while also communicating effectively to all appropriate team members.
Please visit our corporate website at www.PotpourriGroup.com for more information.
Potpourri Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Type: Full-time