Senior Supervisor, Facilities (Irvine)

Supervise employees and activities across areas of Facilities Operations for smooth and continuous operations.


Essential job functions:

  • Supervise employees and maintenance activities pertaining to multiple mechanical systems areas and general office spaces.
  • Lead complex improvement projects, partner with engineering on investigations and/or corrective actions assuring documentation content is valid.
  • Provide regular progress reports and operational metrics to management and cross-functional stakeholders, including developing resolutions as needed to improve metrics achievement while accountable for productivity and quality metrics of staff.
  • Establish the scheduling of work orders and team performance metrics, including monitoring output and adjusting schedules to ensure PM/Maintenance targets are achieved.
  • Monitor material and labor variances to meet established standards, including proposing resolutions to mediate shortfalls.
  • Guide and mentor facilities staff.
  • Conduct performance reviews, including resolving performance issues.
  • Responsible for all project outcomes of assigned unit/group of employees.
  • Ensure appropriate staffing and training for all positions.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 

Required Education/Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 4 + years related experience, or Associate’s Degree or Technical certification with 15+ year’s equivalent experience.
  • Related experience includes in-depth technical knowledge in assigned work area, and substantial experience in related mechanical systems, and full responsibility for all personnel including hire/fire authority and handling all aspects of employee relations.
  • Full understanding of all aspects of processes and equipment used across areas of responsibility. Including but not limited to; HVAC, chillers, cooling towers, boilers, Plumbing, electrical, exhaust systems, lighting systems, office systems, landscape, pest control, automation (BAS), fire systems, card access systems, Quality systems and contractor control.
  • Experience leading and fostering multi-cultural teams with cultural sensitivity.
  • Ability to supervise, lead, and/or mentor employees.
  • Proven project management expertise.
  • Experience working in a medical device industry, preferred.
  • Knowledge of and adherence to Edwards Environmental Health and Safety and Quality guidelines as they relate to department.
  • Ability to work and excel within a fast paced, dynamic, and constantly changing work environment.
  • Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills; possessing strong collaboration skills in partnering with cross functional stakeholders in order to achieve objectives, as well as mediating and negotiating the needs of other areas to achieve consensus.
  • Proven expertise in both Microsoft Office Suite.


About Edwards:


Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 10,000 individuals worldwide.


For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life. Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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