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Manager, Facilities Engineering

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Cardiac Management Solutions

The Cardiac Management Solutions division of ZOLL Medical Corporation develops products to protect and manage cardiac patients, including the LifeVest® wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD), the ZOLL cardiac monitor, and associated technologies.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. At ZOLL, your work will help to ensure cardiac patients get the life-saving therapy they need. To date, the LifeVest WCD has been worn by hundreds of thousands of patients and saved thousands of lives.

ZOLL has been Pittsburgh’s Manufacturer of the Year, one of Western PA’s Healthiest Employers, and even one of Pittsburgh’s Coolest Offices. But it’s our unique opportunity to impact people’s lives that makes ZOLL the ideal place to build your career.


Position Summary:

This is a leadership position that manages the activities, financials, contractors, staff and manpower required for the current and future needs of the buildings and grounds.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Direct collaboration with the onsite Health and Safety Officer
  • Manage and lead extensive project management of complex projects.
  • Leadership to ensure the day-to-day operations of the facility, including general maintenance, environmental, janitorial, and life-safety are implemented and carried out in a manner consistent with the company's policies.
  • Develop, and hire, the associated talent to support the function; builds a sustainable talent pool for all facilities.
  • Lead and mentor facilities team for optimal functionality of existing building systems including electrical, mechanical, HVAC systems, networking, controls/instrumentation, elevators and escalators.  Multidisciplinary knowledge, and experience with complex Building Automation Systems a must.
  • Development and management of ongoing maintenance processes and schedules for buildings and grounds.
  • Preparation of RFQ’s and negotiations of service contracts for buildings and grounds.
  • Development of and adherence to Facilities Budget.
  • Provide for design and development activities of Civil, Industrial, and Facilities Engineering functions as related to facility renovations projects.  This includes optimized floor arrangements of office, production, service space; and grounds.
  • Development, scheduling, and project management of construction projects, and evaluate performance.  Responsible for all aspects – this includes all building systems for turn-key delivery to internal customers.
  • Ensure compliance to all applicable Federal, State, and local, facility related ordinances, regulations, licensing, codes, and permit retention.
  • Lead the multi-site development to support company growth.
  • Champion energy saving and operating cost reduction initiatives.
  • Coordinate and support all facility related emergency and high priority situations, which may include occasional night, weekend, and holiday hours as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Management.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Leads and Directs the Facility Engineers, Technicians and Project Managers by providing technical guidance, and routinely coordinates/schedules the activities and project management of the department team, vendors, contractors, and other project team members. Mentors and Develops Staff through one on one interactions, leadership and personal development planning.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Requires a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical and/or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent in Facilities Engineering or a related discipline; Masters a plus.
  • 8+ year’s experience of relevant facilities engineering and property management and extensive project management of complex projects required.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of electrical, mechanical and manufacturing engineering.
  • Minimal 3 years of successful leadership of a team of 4 to 8 members
  • Strong professional acumen with the ability to work with and influence all levels of an organization are required.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The responsibilities described are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

Must be able to thrive in a fast paced evolving environment, be passionate about playing a key role within the organization, adapt quickly to new opportunities and demonstrate an understanding of overall project goals and how results/deliverables impact the larger business organization.

Behavioral Skills:

Highly motivated, proactive and success-oriented leader, coach, mentor and motivator; maintains positive and respectful attitude; makes and keeps commitments; builds trust; collaborates; exceptional attention to detail; sets ‘high-bar’ of achievement for self and his/her team; works outside of functional ‘boundaries’ for the betterment of the company; desire to learn.

Reasoning Abilities:

Demonstrates a wide degree of creativity and analytical skills; efficient planning, organization, time management, multitasking and prioritizing skills; ability to work with minimum direction/ambiguity; ability to deal with problems and make appropriate judgment calls to insure the correct outcome.

Language/Communication Skills:

Exceptional interpersonal and group presentation and writing skills with emphasis on clarity and simplicity; ability to interact effectively with internal and external professionals at all levels including executives and leaders with diplomacy; understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully; excellent skills in negotiation.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.  MS Project and/or MS Visio a plus.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by and employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, walk, talk, and hear. Employee may occasionally be required to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Equal Opportunity Employer-Disability and Veteran