Director of Facilities

Trillium Brewing

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Trillium Brewing Company - Canton, MA

Trillium Brewing Company is a family run craft brewery looking for an experienced Director of Facilities to join our growing team! Teamwork, integrity, and a passion for producing high quality beer is what drives our company's success. We are seeking an experienced, motivated and well organized professional whose dedication and initiative will help propel the company to achieve its most important goals.

The Director of Facilities is responsible for ensuring that all of Trilliums facilities are safe, clean, and that all facility systems are maintained and functioning efficiently. This position oversees a team of facilities managers and maintenance personnel. They will be responsible for addressing needs in a timely fashion while acting as the primary owner for the following systems: all brewhouse boilers and steam generators, pumps, chilled water supplies, packaging equipment, electrical service, all building envelopes, HVAC, flooring, plumbing, carpentry, and facilities maintenance.

  • Directs team of Facilities manager and coordinators
  • Advances the safety-first culture
  • Manages the administration of the Preventative Maintenance Program
  • Liaise and advise project managers, engineers and vendors on facility related projects
  • Validates companywide compliance of OSHA and regulatory requirements
  • Have clear knowledge of all systems utilized by Trillium Brewing
  • Schedules facilities maintenance staff to maximize coverage during production operations
  • Continuously improves proactive maintenance programs as they relate to facility systems
  • Acts as the project manager for any facility-related projects, developing project scopes, budgets, communicating with affected parties and seeing projects through to their successful conclusion*
  • Promotes an atmosphere of cooperation and teamwork
  • Works closely with the Facilities Manager to see that all preventative maintenance is well documented and completed in a timely manner
  • Works closely with the Facilities Manager to ensure inventory of replacement parts is maintained
  • Actively communicates with all departments throughout the company, systematically eliciting feedback for continuous improvement opportunities
  • Works to ensure facility systems are operating as efficiently as possible, minimizing waste and conserving energy
  • Responsible for ensuring an elevated level of cleanliness in all spaces
  • Ensures contractor agreements and relationships are efficient and in good standing
  • Proactively communicates feedback to staff with consistent staff meetings and written communication while maintaining high departmental morale
  • Alerts other management personnel to potential quality concerns
  • Tracks and records staff performance, providing periodic reviews, and utilizing progressive disciplinary measures when necessary
  • Analyze and assess service contracts to ensure facility management needs are being met
  • Ensure delivery schedules, quantity and quality criteria are met
  • Additional duties may be assigned as necessary
Requirements for the role:

  • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline
  • 7+ years experience in facilities team management position
  • Strong understanding of warehouse control systems
  • Knowledge of brewing processes
  • Experience with automated PLC systems including Siemens and/or Allen Bradley Automation
  • Able to read and understand complex electrical, mechanical and automation systems
  • Working knowledge and applied use of electrical, mechanical and HVAC systems
  • Deep awareness of the importance of sanitation and good maintenance practices in food processing environments
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Impeccable leadership and communication skills: verbal, written
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Affinity for working in a team-environment and ability to identify common goals
  • Good analytical/critical thinking
  • Extremely detail-oriented work ethic
  • A self-motivated approach, requiring limited oversight
  • PC skills, specifically Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Able to stand for long periods of time and frequently walk between locations
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Medical and dental plans (with employer contributions)
  • 401k plan
  • Paid time off
  • Free Trillium merch
  • Comp beer

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