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GREW Hard Services Lead North & South Europe

Country/Region:  FR
Job function:  GWS

Location:Paris, France

Place of work: On site 


Are you ready to make a meaningful difference in the management of our facilities, technical assets, and maintenance services? Are you ready to take the challenges of bringing progress to life by providing safe and reliable workplaces?
As a hard services Lead, you will be responsible for the implementation of the maintenance strategies for the non-industrial locations. You will manage third parties in charge of the preventive & corrective maintenance of our buildings.  You will have the opportunity to work with business leaders, internal customers, strategic partners, and other key stakeholders.


As Hard Services lead for the sub region or site, your main mandate is  the  effective and efficient delivery of all maintenance services, projects and solutions for the non-industrial locations.


At dsm-firmenich people are at the heart of the company. We are commited to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.


Operational & Financial Contributions:


  • Lead and implement the maintenance strategy at sub region or site level in a manner that maximizes GREW’s contributions to the achievement of dsm-firmenich’s business objectives, profitability, and return on investment. 
  • Be responsible and accountable for both preventive and corrective maintenance of buildings and assets.
  • Plan maintenance activities to minimize business disruptions and maximize utilities availability
  • Monitor energy & utilities consumptions (electricity, gas, oil, compressed air, steam, lab gases…) and organize energy conservation campaigns.
  • Plan and execute minor capital projects within the building maintenance framework.
  • Conduct maintenance quality audits to ensure that the delivered service is in line with the defined SLAs


Strategic Contributions:


  • Develop, maintain, and elaborate a long-term Facilities Maintenance strategy in line with the global Asset Strategy expert.
  • Optimize key relationships and alliances with stakeholders (e.g. business partners, internal customers, strategic suppliers, & other FM networks) to take full advantage of efficiencies and synergies.


We bring


  • The opportunity to work for a company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose
  • A flexible work environment that empowers people to take accountability for their work and own the outcome
  • An eagerness to be one team and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future
  • Barrier-free communities within our organization where every employee is equally valued and respected – regardless of their background, beliefs, or identity
  • A culture that prioritizes safety and well-being, both physically and mentally
  • A space to grow by encouraging and supporting curiosity and an open mindset

You bring


  • A master’s degree in engineering or in a relevant technical field (mechanical, HVAC, electricity, maintenance…)
  • Proven experience in hard services management in a multinational environment including offices and laboratories.
  • Minimum 5 years in an FM (Maintenance) role is a must.
  • Budget management and cost control experience in OPEX and CAPEX


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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