Title:  Plant & Operations Maintenance Director - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo

Requisition #:  438037

Buffalo, NY, US, 14092

Career Area:  Facilities

Job Description

The Director of Plant Operations & Maintenance (POM) plans, administers and directs all activities related to POM or Facilities and will have client financial accountability, and be in compliant with the standards established by Aramark and the client.  Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other departments to provide a unified approach to POM management.

Job Responsibilities

The Director of Plant Operations & Maintenance will be responsible for the development & growth of hourly associates (stationary engineers).  Will also focus on meeting and exceeding operating and financial goals, client objectives, KPI metrics, and customer needs. Will have daily interaction with the client, client's customers and employees. This individual will be focused on ensuring operational excellence in the delivery of the services Aramark is contracted to provide.

  • Manage all facets of the organization including full P&L responsibility and controlling assets with operating revenue, and will manage labor costs, supply costs and inventories.  
  • Complete and approve weekly and monthly financial operating reports.
  • Order, maintain, and use capital equipment efficiently.
  • Ensures compliance with all contract obligations.
  • Ensures the effective implementation of the comprehensive Safety Plan, driving full compliance of all safety rules, guidelines and protocols.
  • Drive operational efficiencies, labor/scheduling productivity.
  • Drive a positive work environment and utilize effective communication skills at all levels of the organization.
  • Responsible for the training, development and performance management of personnel, operations managers and associates
  • Lead development of team ensuring high performance, talent succession planning, optimal staffing and employee engagement
  • Establishes and maintains effective communications and business relationships with clients/customers.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university/college; MBA is preferred.
  • Minimum 5 to 7 years of experience in facilities management required
  • Experience and knowledge of custodial, maintenance services (boilers, chillers, generators, HVAC/R preferred)
  • Previous construction management experience highly preferred
  • Previous P&L experience required managing budgets in the multi-millions within the facilities industry, with a proven track record of growing accounts.
  • Note: This client location requires working on site to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before start date. 



About Aramark

Our Mission

Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At Aramark, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

About Aramark

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food, facilities, and uniform services in 19 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you're pursuing - a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work - our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at http://www.aramarkcareers.com or connect with us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

Nearest Major Market: Buffalo