Facilities Manager

Job description

Breitling stands apart with its watches unapologetically dedicated to authentic adventures, in the air, at sea or on land. We are currently looking for a Facility Manager to our department of Infrastructure & Facilities in Grenchen. You as Facility Manager are a hands-on personality who actively promotes topics, works independently, and can communicate and convince at different levels. It would be great to have in our team an energetic professional with a proven expertise at multi-tasking.


Your responsibilities:

  • Organize and coordinate the office administration procedures for maximum effectiveness, efficiency, and the safety for all facilities in Grenchen
  • Support company operations to sustain office systems and supervise direct reports
  • Closely coordinate with the HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) Manager on all relevant topics
  • Ensure sustainability measures are followed
  • Execute and leads various small and big projects, and ensures budget remains inside the approved sum
  • Collaborate with the various heads of the company
  • Coordinate projects with colleagues from other locations
  • Streamline administrative procedures and identifie opportunities for process and office management improvement
  • Develop budgets and implement them accordingly in the field of responsibility
  • Organize the space efficiently and assign working areas to new squad members in coordination with the respective heads
  • Implement new policies, rules and regulations and ensure they are followed
  • Organize onboarding and training sessions for new employees

Job requirements

Your profile:

  • You are experienced with minimum 5-8 years ideally in a similar role or equivalent in an international and fast paced environment
  • You have completed manual or technical basis schooling and/or a commercial background (apprenticeship) with further training in the field of facility management or a university degree in business administration or similar
  • You have know-how & first experience in workplace setups
  • You are determent, resilient and assertive personality with high self-competence
  • You have very good organizational skills and solution-oriented approach
  • Good business understanding
  • You enjoy working in a diverse team
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) in German and French, as well as very good knowledge of English (B2-C1)
  • Ideally experienced with ERP tools (SAP, strategic)
  • It would be great if you have completed vocational facility management, and/or workplace courses
  • Driving license (cat. B) is a must

Your competencies:

  • Strong business acumen and a strong commercial focus
  • Proven ability to take leadership of a project from conception to completion with minimal supervision
  • High social competence and drive to work on senior level with senior leaders
  • Intellectually sharp with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

At Breitling, we are:

  • Entrepreneurially-minded
  • Doers and results-driven
  • Innovative thinkers
  • Explorers and experimenters
  • Ethical and inclusive
  • Inspired by heritage and craftsmanship