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You enjoy creating and innovating. You never stop striving for better. You take responsibility and you get results. You love being part of a team. Above all, you want your work to matter: Welcome to our world! At Sonova we create sense by bringing sound to life. Our innovative hearing care solutions help millions of people enjoy life’s unforgettable moments.

We offer exceptional career opportunities through market-leading brands from consumer to medical, products and services that keep pushing hearing care forward, and a culture where you can quickly belong and perform at your best.

If you want the freedom to explore, opportunities to grow, and make positive change on people lives through your work, this is the place for you.

Join Sonova. Create sense.

Valencia (CA), United States

Sr Manager, Facilities

Covid Protocol:

Upholding the company values is extremely important to Sonova, we take the health and safety of our employees, patients, customers and their families very seriously. To that end, we have concluded that the best way to ensure the safety of these individuals is to mandate that all our newly hired employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Therefore, when considering whether to apply for this position, please know that in order to become employed by Sonova (if otherwise eligible), you must provide satisfactory proof, such as a vaccine card or other documentation, that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. You will not be required to provide this proof unless and until you receive a formal job offer from Sonova. Please also know that Sonova will provide accommodations to qualified individuals who cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccination because of a sincerely held religious belief or due to a medical issue or pregnancy.




Under general direction, this individual plans, organizes, manages and directs the repair and maintenance, security, cleaning, and servicing of all Advanced Bionics plant operations and facilities; researches and prepares a variety of studies and reports regarding the short- and long-term physical plant requirements; and performs related duties as assigned. Responsible for overseeing daily operations of EMS and EHS programs.



What you’ll do:


  • Plans, organizes, controls, integrates, and evaluates the work flow of Facilities maintenance staff, contractors and service providers.
  • Develops, implements and monitors work plans to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Contributes to the development of and monitors performance against the annual department and operations goals.
  • Supervises and participates in developing, implementing and evaluating plans, work processes, systems and procedures to achieve annual goals, objectives and work standards. Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the performance of staff.
  • Establishes performance requirements and personal development targets.
  • Regularly monitors performance and provides coaching for performance improvement and development
  • Recommends compensation and provides other rewards to recognize performance
  • Takes necessary action to address performance deficiencies.
  • Provides day-to-day leadership and works with staff to ensure a high performance, customer service-oriented work environment that supports achieving the company’s mission, objectives and values regarding quality and team building.
  • Applies process improvement and quality Prepares a variety of special and recurring studies and reports
  • Develops recommendations to improve the maintenance, repair, functionality and appearance of buildings, facilities and grounds
  • Coordinates facilities activities with other departments and agencies.
  • Ensures compliance of unit work to pertinent codes, regulations and guidelines.
  • Participates in developing and administering contracts for the construction or improvement of all facilities
  • Prepares bids, specifications, agenda items and cost estimates
  • Reviews all changes to current building/facility drawings
  • Reads and interprets drawings for construction
  • Approves final design changes prior to bid
  • Directs, coordinates and monitors construction inspection activities to ensure conformance to contract requirements, specifications and standards
  • Acts as liaison with contractors
  • Monitors progress of construction according to contract schedules
  • Enforces compliance with contract terms and conditions
  • Coordinates and conducts final inspections
  • Reviews and approves contractor invoices for payment.
  • Analyzes complex operational and administrative problems, evaluate alternatives and recommend or implement effective courses of action
  • Develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards and management controls


Travelling Requirement: Limited


What you bring to the team:



  • Five years of administrative or supervisory experience in the construction, maintenance, repair and general property management of commercial buildings within a corporate environment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.



  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Mechanical and or HVAC experience is required.




Work Experience

  • Methods, practices and materials used in the building maintenance and construction industry
  • Standard practices, methods and techniques used in industrial engineering, building systems engineering, and commercial building construction and repair
  • Administrative principles and methods including goal setting, program development and implementation; principles and practices of budget preparation and administration
  • Methods, practices, tools and equipment common to the building trades
  • Safety regulations, safe work practices and safety equipment related to the work
  • Codes, regulations and guidelines pertaining to the work
  • Principles and practices of effective management and supervision.
  • Medical device, cleanroom manufacturing, EHS, and ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems a plus.



Personal Competencies

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and tasks.
  • Working ability in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Access is desired.




Our offer:


  • Exciting and challenging work environment
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Training and development opportunities – we believe every employee deserves a development plan. Come, learn, and grow with us!

Don't meet all the criteria?  If you’re willing to go all in and learn we'd love to hear from you! 

We love to work with great people and strongly believe that a diverse team makes us better.  We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of race, color, creed/religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, mental or physical disability.

We thank all applicants in advance; however only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.  All applications will be kept confidential. Sonova is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to complete the application and/or interview process should notify the Director, Human Resources.




Sonova is an equal opportunity employer

We team up. We grow talent. We collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds to win with the best team in the market place. We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of a candidate’s ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation or marital status, gender, genetic identity, age, disability or any other legally protected status.