Senior Facilities Manager

Diodes, Inc.

South Portland, ME


Diodes Incorporated is seeking a Senior Facilities Manager for the South Portland Maine site. This position will leads, guides, and directs the Facilities teams at the South Portland, ME, 371,000-square-foot plant.  Position responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of the maintenance and operations of a 24/7 manufacturing facility, which includes planning, budgeting, scheduling of facilities modifications, and site regulatory compliance. This position reports to the Site General Manager.

 Principle Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Oversee Facilities departments comprised of approximately 25 employees.
  • Define and cascade performance expectations, ensuring team and individual goal alignment; ensure individual development plans are implemented and progress continually monitored; on-going commitment to key drivers of employee engagement. 
  • Develop, implement, and maintain best known facilities and business operational practices, site planning and optimal use strategies, departmental budget controls, site utilities, operation efficiency and cost reduction projects, future expansion and growth plans.
  • Define Capital projects. Lead the engineering team in planning and managing capital projects. Participate in forecasting of capital plans/roadmap and yearly budgets.
  • Support/lead continuous improvement efforts within the plant in terms of production/labor efficiency, reliability, quality, 5S, ergonomics, health/safety, and environmental issues.
  • Actively engage with other global site leaders to lead/drive group communication, high uptime system support to manufacturing, rapid conflicts resolution, and proactive change management for continuous and sustained improvements across the site.
  • Oversee maintenance and continuous improvement projects on all site services and utility support systems.
  • Make rapid risk and cost-impact based business decisions especially during system failures and/or emergencies.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, electrical, or related engineering field. 
  • 10 years of progressively challenging facilities related experience.
  • Experience as a Facility Manager running a semiconductor manufacturing site or other similar advanced technology or life sciences manufacturing facility. 
  • Previous experience and/or expertise in several of the following areas: Plant Operations Engineering, Consulting Engineering, Building Construction and Maintenance, Electrical Supply Systems, Hazardous Chemicals & Gases Handling, Advanced Water Purity Systems, large scale HVAC systems, Waste Treatment Systems, Air Exhaust and Purification Systems, Fire Protection, and Life Safety Systems.
  • A working knowledge of Facilities preventative and predictive maintenance methods, Environmental Sustainability Programs, Environmental Health and Safety, Regulatory compliance, and US building codes.
  • Demonstrated abilities in departmental budget processes, staff development, and administrative practices.
  • Ability to disseminate complex and technical information and make sound economical judgments of various alternatives.
  • Able to lead collaborative, innovative, cross-functional diverse teams.
  • Position requires excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).


Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a Standard and Poor’sSmallCap 600 and Russell 3000 Index company, is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic, and analog semiconductor markets.  Diodes serves the consumer electronics, computing, communications, industrial, and automotive markets. 

We offer a competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, FSA, 401k with company match, company paid Short Term and Long Term disability and standard life insurance policy.  We also provide paid time off and have an employee wellness program.