Eaton Corporation Site Facilities Manager in Wadeville, South Africa

Eaton Electrical is searching for a Site Facilities Manager to be based in Wadeville, Johannesburg.


  • The site facilities management function includes responsibility for the security, maintenance and services of work facilities to ensure that they meet the needs of the organization and its employees.

  • The primary functions of this role can be divided into two subcategories, i.e. maintenance management and secondly security management.

  • Maintenance management includes planning of maintenance activities, budgeting for maintenance projects, management of the on-site maintenance team and management of subcontractors.

  • Security management includes the further roll-out and maintenance of the Eaton security policies and systems.

  • This function also supports the safety function and will be heavily involved in site legal requirements including but not limited to waste management fire safety and electrical safety.


Maintenance management:

  • Planning and budgeting for building and grounds maintenance activities across the campus

  • Management of Cleaning activities and subcontractors

  • Management of on-site maintenance team, including planning, defining KPIs, measurement of KPIs and development of team

  • Legal appointee (16.2) and project lead on maintenance projects on site where responsibilities will include subcontractor management with focus on safety, quality, adherence to budget and schedule adherence

  • Space management, including planning for future expansion and managing building upgrades

  • Measurement and reporting of key safety and environmental performance indicators

  • Leasing with local municipality on electricity, water and waste issues

  • Management of emergency backup equipment

Security management:

  • Security Management of the campus by further rolling out Eaton’s Security processes and policies

  • Reporting of security incidents to your immediate Manager and Functional Report (EMEA)

  • Leading investigations on any security incidents at the site

  • Managing training of all Security personnel on our Emergency and Disaster Management systems

Manage Security by doing audits on our systems and procedures, this includes adhoc after hour

  • Visits to the factory

  • Be Pro-active and review current processes for improvements.

  • Shut down and Lock out procedures for the factory and office block

  • Security Management of Finished Goods Area

  • Review camera footage / minimize theft opportunities

  • Coordinate security activities and communicate critical security information with Eaton’s management

  • To ensure strict adherence of all security regulations across all departments in the factory

  • Perform audits on the security operations

  • To liaise with all appropriate local and national government law enforcement agencies

  • To employ the appropriate security service providers and set the performance requirements

  • Ensure the operation of the security system in accordance with the rules and procedures

Manage the preparation and implementation of the security budget



  • Strong organizational and management skills

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment

  • Experience in creative maintenance and security planning, maintenance and security management and working to deadlines

  • Creative approach to problem solving

  • Good numeracy skills including a knowledge of reporting

  • Previous experience working in a matrix corporate environment

  • Previous maintenance and security experience (5 years+)

Required Skills:

  • Experience in Building and Electrical Maintenance activities associated to a manufacturing facility (5 years +)

  • Course or diploma in criminal law

  • Conducting and leading of investigations

  • Knowledge of security laws and relevant legislation of SA

  • Analytical skills

  • Attention to detail and ability to be self-directed

  • PC Literacy.

  • Must be able to make sound independent decisions

  • Team player working in a collaborative environment

  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills

  • Driver’s license required

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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Job: Business Services

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: ES EMEA Region

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.