Facility 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. You also have great communication skills (written and oral) in German and French. 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 identify 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 determined, resilient and have an assertive personality with high self-competence
  • You have very good organizational skills and solution-oriented approach
  • You enjoy working in a diverse team
  • You have 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

At Breitling, we are:

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