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Facilities Manager

Bartlett, TN - The Facilities Manager will direct and co-ordinate all activities related to the maintenance of the facility and all production equipment and utilities therein. The incumbent will additionally direct assigned maintenance personnel to support functional operations. EOE M/F/D/V

* Coordinate operation, maintenance, and repair activities to obtain optimum utilization of production machines and equipment.

* Work with senior engineers, oversee specification, installation and start up of new production equipment to ensure equipment, products and systems meet or exceed engineering, manufacturing, quality and safety requirements and specifications.

* Communicate with value stream managers, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, capacities, or other considerations as needed to facilitate production processes.

* Work with value stream managers, product development and production technology engineers on new product projects.

* Oversee the daily maintenance of building and production equipment, plant security, mailroom, janitorial, vending machines, and fire protection.

* Oversee all construction and renovation and participates in long-range planning for facility requirements—expansion, conversion, and equipment planning.

* Submit all reports required by local, state, and federal authorities (environmental).

* Communicate semi-annual review with liability insurance and workman’s compensation representatives.

* Conduct semi-annual fire drills.

* Coordinate relocation of office personnel.

* Follow GMP, FDA, ISO, and Gyrus-ENT operational procedures.

* Manage on going facility maintenance including grounds, utilities and interaction with local authorities.

* Manage 3-5 maintenance / facility personnel. 

* Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

* Interview, hire, and train employees; plan, assign, and direct work; appraise performance; reward and discipline employees; address complaints and resolve problems.

* Perform other related duties as assigned.


* An Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school is required. 

* A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (mechanical, electrical, or industrial) is preferred. 

* Must have 5 years related experience and/ or training: or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

* Must have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

* Must have the ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

* Must have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of executives, managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

* Must be ableto  work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.

* Must have the ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

* Must have the ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

* Must be able to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

* To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MS Office (Word, Project & Excel) and Outlook at a requirement. 

* Experience with CAD (Solidworks) and MRP systems (i.e. Oracle) are a plus.

* Must have a strong sense of ownership and an attention to detail.

The following physical demands are required:

     -Frequently Lift/Carry 25 lbs

     -Stand/Sit/Walk 8 hours a day

     -Dexterity required

The following work environments exist:


     -Clean Room

     -Eye Protection

     -Occasional Travel


Olympus has roots in innovation, healthcare, and service to humanity that go back nearly a century. Our first product was a microscope, introduced in Japan in 1920. Since then, we have carried forward that heritage of optical excellence. Olympus and its people approach designing professional-level cameras, precision healthcare solutions, and life science and industrial instrument with the same philosophy and commitment to perfection. At Olympus Corporation of the Americas, we view our customers – from the Arctic to Argentina, and from world-renowned medical professionals to manufacturing engineers to active, artistic photographers – as people with whom we hope to have relationships that will last for decades. Our job is to help our customers expand their frontiers – to see more, understand more, enjoy more, and accomplish more than they ever could before. We created the first 35mm single-lens reflex (SLR) camera, the first all-digital SLR camera system, and in 2009, we introduced the small, light Micro Four Thirds™ PEN® camera series that provides users with the ability to create art quality images and high-definition videos with high fidelity linear sound. Olympus also created the first camera that allowed doctors to look inside the human body, and we continue to introduce life altering imaging technologies for healthcare professionals. Olympus is a precision technology leader, designing and delivering innovative solutions in its core business areas: Cameras and Audio Products, Industrial Measurement and Imaging Instruments, Life Science Imaging Systems and Medical and Surgical Products. Our focus is on enhancing people's lives every day. We are a company committed to helping people enjoy the continuum of life. Our relationship with our shareholders, customers, employees and business partners is at the center of everything we do.

In every aspect of our work, from product development and social responsibility to relationships with customers, partners, suppliers, and employees, Olympus stresses our connection to society. At Olympus, we help strengthen clients' enterprises through our employees' knowledge, integrity, responsiveness, and dedication. Olympus employees are engaged in purposeful work, and operate according to a shared and deep conviction that by offering the best solutions, we create value for our customers, shareholders, and other employees. Our employees' collective focus is expressed through world-class products and a legacy of providing innovative technology and solutions. Olympus explicitly recognizes that employees are among the most important assets of the company, and the investment we make in attracting, training, and retaining the best people throughout the Americas is fundamental to our current success and future growth. We strive to ensure that employees are full partners in the business of creating and delivering value for our customers. We are committed to providing ongoing staff development and training, and to continuously growing our capabilities to serve customers by providing access to the skills and tools employees need to work efficiently and effectively. We also work collectively to map out clear career paths to help ensure employee retention and to attract world-class talent interested in pursuing careers with our company.

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  • Job Title: Facilities Manager
  • Company: Olympus Corporation of the Americas
  • Contact: Not Available
  • Location: Bartlett, TN 38133 (map it!Map it!)
  • Base Pay: N/A
  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Industry: Medical Equipment
  • Manages Others: Not Specified
  • Job Type: Facilities
  • Req'd Education: Not Specified
  • Req'd Experience: Not Specified

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