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Facilities Manager

Sierra Wireless

Sierra Wireless

Burlington, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

Location: Burlington Onsite

Job Summary:

The purpose of this role is to ensure the safe and consistent operations of our facilities. You will directly manage and coordinate the facilities infrastructure requirements for our Burlington offices as well as participating in the setting and maintaining of standards for our facilities globally. This is a key role where you have the ability to make decisions and influence the facilities program company wide.


  • ​​Oversee the day-to-day management of the facilities and services of our Burlington, Canada office
  • ​Specification and selection of furniture and equipment required to operate and maintain the facilities
  • ​Provide facility assessments and on-boarding of newly acquired facilities
  • ​Collaborate with the Global Facilities team to uphold policies and procedures to remain in compliance with company objectives for CSR, EICC, ISO and SOX
  • ​​Manage the Fire & Safety program and the Emergency Preparedness & Evacuation program
  • ​Oversight of facilities vendors, negotiate contracts and services related to the facility including trades as needed.
  • ​​Space management including forecast of future space requirements and coordinating group moves as necessary
  • ​​Chair the Occupational Health and Safety Committee. Oversee the First Aid program and certification.
  • ​​​​Prepare the annual reconciliation of the landlord operating budgets, and work with Finance to plan, track and reconcile budgets and operating costs
  • Project manage renovations as required to adjust the facility to the changing needs and requirements set by the company.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • ​​​​Minimum 5 years of experience in managing renovation/construction projects.​
  • 5 – 10 years of work-related experience, with a least 5 years at the management level
  • Demonstrated preference and ability to work independently and exercise a high degree of initiative, leadership, decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Strong collaboration, facilitation and influencing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated project management, organizational and time management skills
  • Must be able to adapt to flexible to changing requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor a small team
  • Knowledge of HVAC systems
  • Demonstrated ability to use the MS Office suite of productivity tools at an intermediate level

Desired Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree (or equivalent) supplemented by completion of a Facilities Management certification

The intent of this job description is to describe the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically included in this description.

All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace.

A reasonable estimate of the pay range for this position is $65,800 - $94,000. There are several factors taken into consideration in determining base salary, including but not limited to: job-related qualifications, skills, education and experience, as well as job location and the value of other elements of an employee’s total compensation package.