Senior Director, Facilities

Date: Apr 14, 2021

Location: Irvine, CA, US

Company: Skyworks


If you are looking for a challenging and exciting career in the world of technology, then look no further. Skyworks is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors whose solutions are powering the wireless networking revolution. At Skyworks, you will find a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on global collaboration, minimal layers of management and the freedom to make meaningful contributions in a setting that encourages creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.  Our work culture values diversity, social responsibility, open communication, mutual trust and respect.  We are excited about the opportunity to work with you and glad you want to be part of a team of talented individuals who together can change the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 63485 


The Sr. Director, Global Facilities Management will be responsible for managing Skyworks’ global facilities footprint, real estate portfolio, sustainability strategies and workplace safety as well as overall building and workforce security. The incumbent will partner with Finance, Human Resources and Legal to ensure development and execution of a strategic long-term roadmap for corporate real estate management, facilities management, risk management, workplace safety, business continuity, sustainability and overall corporate workforce security. 


Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
Develops, communicates and ensures compliance to global design, construction and facilities standards across all global sites
Plans and ensures the strategic direction associated with consolidation efforts, space planning, global standards, and ergonomic configuration are carried out at each site
Manages building space allocation, layout and facility expansions 
Manage the risk assessment, renewal strategy and application for the Property Insurance program
Plans, budgets and schedules facility modifications 
Global responsibility for enterprise-wide building access system, policies and PCI compliance
Manages contract services and directs crews (janitors, building maintenance personnel etc.)
Works with finance to manage contracts for all global locations
Negotiates with project vendors
Primary liaison between the lead carrier engineering team and Skyworks' facilities and plant managers
Researches, develops and implements policies that increase levels of sustainability without detracting from other business goals. 
Ensures adherence to all laws, customer sustainability requirements and industry regulations.
Participates in customer audits.
Leads overall workplace safety program including evaluating the work environment, equipment and processes to ensure compliance with government safety regulations and industry standards with the goal of protecting employees, customers and the environment.
Plans, examines, analyzes, evaluates and supervises security operations, inclusive of physical security assets and security personnel.
Identifies and resolves security related problems.
Ensures standards for interaction with landlords and building occupants are followed, that standards for issue resolution, maintenance, security and safety are enforced so as to minimize issues and risk
Develops preventative security programs, including the supervision of security personnel.
Performs audits of security related performance and conducts physical surveys of premise security, including security equipment condition.
Conducts, supervises and prepares reports relating to internal investigations of any losses or violations of Skyworks regulations, policies and procedures; develops, implements and manages security training.
Assists in preparation of emergency management, business continuity and contingency planning.
Serves as Skyworks’ liaison with public law enforcement, fire and other agencies.
Travels to global Skyworks’ site locations


We require 15+ years previous related experience.  
Experience in managing facilities, safety and security for a multi-site global environment 
Proven ability to work toward stringent deadlines 
Capable of working under pressure in a fast-paced environment 
Excellent negotiation skills 
Excellent commercial and financial awareness 
Excellent communications and interpersonal skills 
Confident in presentation skills, both internally and externally
Ability to build fast and credible relationships with Senior Management and stakeholders
Ability to challenge and influence when necessary 
A 'can-do' attitude and resilient character with the ability to manage expectations 
Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team 
Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to use a wide degree of creativity and latitude to think differently, challenge conventional wisdom, and drive new best practices
Proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of applications, MS Project or other Project Management tool expertise


Bachelor’s Degree in Property, Facilities or Corporate Real Estate Management or related field; MS preferred

Job Complexity

Close collaboration with business leaders and site leaders
Strong leadership skills to drive cross-functional teams towards aggressive deliverables globally optimizing our global property footprint and safeguarding our workforce

Strategic Nature of the Job

Position is responsible and accountable for global property management, risk management, and workforce security which directly impact the business and our global workforce



Skyworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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