Facilities Manager, Sargent Manufacturing



At SARGENT, our global teams collaborate seamlessly to craft products and services that integrate into our users’ lives, simplifying their everyday routines and enhancing convenience. By empowering users to control door access, we provide unparalleled peace of mind through enhancing safety and visibility.


We are excited to welcome a Facilities Manager to our team as we embark on a journey of growth and innovation at our New Haven facility. As a key leader on-site, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing a wide range of initiatives, including mechanical and electrical systems, safety protocols, cleaning services, and other facility projects.


This position will sit onsite full-time in New Haven, CT reporting to the General Manager of SARGENT Manufacturing.  


What you will be doing


  • Oversee the planning, allocation, and utilization of our 500K square foot workspace allocating resources across the manufacturing production maintenance and Corporate Shared Services Divisions.
  • Build and develop strong working relationships with employees and leaders across the organization, as well as with 3rd party vendors.
  • Conduct performance reviews for you staff members to promote upward advancement and internal mobility.
  • Develop, implement, and analyze for efficiency standards and policies for the facility. This entails the upkeep of all structural elements and landscaping features.
  • Prepare and manage the annual budgets for facilities including expenditure projects ensuring optimal utilization of personnel and other resources.
  • Develop and implement strategies to ensure a safe and environmentally sound workplace; ensure the building meets health & safety requirements.
  • Enforce safety policies and procedures in order to remain compliant with local, state, and federal rules/regulations.
  • Partner with the business during competitive bidding processes involving capital improvements to building and property.
  • Responsible for the general maintenance, upkeep, and testing of all essential utilities including well systems, waste management systems, plumbing, HVAC systems, electrical service, hardware, backup generators, and supplies. Hands on role in accomplishing repairs on systems and buildings.
  • Functions as a first responder in emergency situations.



What we are looking for


  • Bachelor’s Degree Engineering, Architecture, Business Administration with a focus on Real Estate or Property Management, Environmental Science, Occupational Health and Safety or Construction Management.
  • Must have a minimum of 7+ years project management experience leading servicing teams across a large manufacturing facility.
  • Must respond to facility issues at all times for emergency situations.
  • Proficiency in technology is essential for this role, as you will be expected to work with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated success in working with clients, vendors, engineers, contractors, and consultants.
  • Proven ability as a strong negotiator.
  • Expertise in the development of customer requirements, formulation & implementation of plans, project execution and fiscal management.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively with the team.


Preferred Skills


  • Creativity: Ability to think outside the box and propose innovative solutions.
  • Client-Facing Skills: Comfortable communicating with clients and handling objections professionally.
  • Project Management: Grasp of project management principles.


What we offer


  • Bonus.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision along with various plan options to choose from.
  • 401K w. employer match and Roth IRA contribution.
  • Corporate Discounts.


We review applications regularly, so don’t hesitate, apply today!




We are the ASSA ABLOY Group

Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 61,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.


As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally,

regionally, or even internationally.


As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

New Haven, CT, US, 06511

General Management
Travel Required: 0%-10%
Mid-senior level

Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford