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Building Management & Maintenance Supervisor

Country/Region:  BE
Job function:  MANUFACTURING

Job title – Building Management & Maintenance Supervisor

Location – Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Job model – On-site


As a Building Management & Maintenance Supervisor on our Production site in Louvain-la-Neuve, you’ll be ensure the right level of service for our facilities. You will be supported by a small team as well as subcontractors. 


At DSM-Firmenich people are at the heart of the company. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.


Your mission


  • Facilities management
    • Management of a team and sub-contractors.
  • Hard FM (70%)
    • Building Management & Maintenance including exterior, interior, plumbing, regulatory controls, lifts /Elevator and Moving Walkways Maintenance,..
    • Fire Protection & Life safety systems
    • Generation & Distribution Utilities
    • Perform the preventive & curative maintenance of the infrastructure (buildings included production areas, offices, labs, parking, ….) –
    • Supervise and organize the works of internal peoples and external (contractors/suppliers).
    • Ensure preventive maintenance, repairs of fire/gas detection and protection systems of the site.
  • Soft FM (supported by an onsite soft services supervisor) (30%)
    • Workplace Management Services, exterior services, Security, Waste Management, (Industrial) Cleaning (including pest control, window cleaning,..), Hospitality Services (Reception, Events), Subcontractor Managements, Space Planning
  • SLA and KPI Management of all Facility related services on site
  • Budget (Opex and Capex) Follow up


You bring



  • Engineer with technical background (HVAC, electricity, building, mechanic …) or equivalent professional experience 
  • >3 years’ experience in Facility/building maintenance in chemical/food industries or relevant experience in Facility & Building
  • QHSE mindset
  • Strong emotional intelligence and communication skills
  • A problem-solving approach
  • A partnering and collaborating mindset
  • A 1st experience in management
  • Fluency in French and English and with a good level in Dutch

We bring


  • A work environment where people are empowered to take accountability
  • An inspiring journey of learning and transformation
  • A space to improve the status quo and manage several projects
  • A firm belief that working together with our customers is the key to achieving great things.


The application process

Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by uploading your resume in English via our career portal. 

Equal Opportunities Commitment 

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.
dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
dsm-firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

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