Facilities Equipment Manager

LifeSouth Community Blood Centers
Job Description
Are you looking to make a difference in the community and help save lives? Do you have equipment and facility management experience?

LifeSouth Community Blood Centers is currently seeking an individual to join our team as a Facilities Equipment Manager in Gainesville, FL

Who We Are
LifeSouth is a non-profit community blood bank serving more than 125 hospitals in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia.  We are committed to meeting the blood supply needs of hospitals and their patients by providing the highest quality blood components and services.  With more than 30 donor centers, 50 bloodmobiles and 2,000 blood drives a month, our LifeSouth team is dedicated to making sure the blood is there when you or your family is in need. 

Our Mission
To provide a safe blood supply that meets or exceeds the needs in each community we serve, and to provide a variety of services in support of ongoing and emerging blood and transfusion related activities

What You Will Own
This position is responsible for lifecycle management of fixed equipment and critical equipment deployed in our centers. The Manager will participate in selecting, maintaining, and tracking the overall performance of equipment through its lifecycle.  

Responsibilities include but are not limited to
- Supervise and provide direction for skilled inhouse repairs.
- Coordinate preventative maintenance and repair on critical equipment.
- Perform annual review of critical repair vendors for equipment.
- Coordinate with QA and Operations to ensure timely repair and validation of equipment.
- Manage spare parts inventory and repair parts bins.
- Track equipment KPIs such as down time, break fix frequency, and life cycle cost.
- Make recommendations for repair or replace based on data collected for KPIs.
- Work closely with Director of Facilities to prioritize and allocate resources towards equipment replacements.
-  Must be able to operate company vehicle
- Attendance is required for this position

Minimum Qualifications
- Bachelor’s Degree (Extensive experience may be considered in lieu of a degree)
- Minimum of five years in equipment or facility management experience
- Minimum of two years of supervisory experience
- Ability to understand contracts, plans, and warranties on equipment.
- Excellent computer skills and experience with computer programs such as MS Office
- Ability to organize and manage time effectively
- Exceptional customer Service
- Valid driver’s license. Must also meet and maintain LifeSouth driver’s eligibility requirements

The Ideal Candidate Will Possess
- Universal HVAC Technician
- Technical repair experience

Competitive Benefits Package
- Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) plan
- Health, dental, vision, supplemental life, cancer, accident and disability insurance
- Health Savings Account (HSA) with employer match
- Retirement plan
- Wellness program with incentives and HSA rewards

This is a full-time position. Starting salary range is $55,000– $60,500 annually. Background check and drug test required. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/DFWP/Tobacco Free.


The position description may not include all the duties and responsibilities of the job. Duties and responsibilities that are not listed, but which the employee may be expected to perform, will fall within the scope of the skills, knowledge and training for the position.

LifeSouth is a Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free Workplace. LifeSouth is an affirmative action employer and provides equal opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, religion, age, gender, transgender status, gender identification, disability, status as a protected veteran, national origin, color or any other classification in accordance with federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances. LifeSouth complies with all laws and regulations associated with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

If you require any assistance to complete the application process or during the interview due to a disability, please contact the LifeSouth region where you are applying or call 1-888-795-2707 to request an accommodation. Applications may be completed at a LifeSouth facility or mailed to corporate headquarters in lieu of the on-line application process.
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