Facilities Shift Manager (Controls)

  • Competitive
  • Netherlands
  • Telecoms & Data Centre
  • Permanent

Job title: Facilities Shift Manager

Location: Amsterdam

Salary: Competitive

I'm actively recruiting for a leading global Data Centre operator looking for an experienced Facility Shift Manager to join the team on their Amsterdam campus. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the daily operations of facilities, ensuring that all systems are running smoothly, and their clients' needs are met.


  • Manage daily operations of the data centre facility, including HVAC, electrical, and mechanical systems, to ensure all systems are functioning properly.
  • Oversee the maintenance of equipment and systems, ensuring that all necessary repairs and upgrades are performed promptly.
  • Ensure that the facility is operating in compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Monitor and analyze facility performance metrics and make necessary adjustments to optimize efficiency.
  • Develop and implement procedures for managing emergencies, including power outages, equipment failures, and natural disasters.
  • Maintain a strong focus on customer service, ensuring that clients' needs are met and issues are resolved promptly.
  • Manage a team of technicians and engineers, providing leadership and guidance to ensure that all work is completed efficiently and effectively.
  • Ensure that all team members are properly trained and equipped to carry out their roles and responsibilities.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Facilities Management, or a related field.
  • At least 5 years of experience in facility management, preferably in a data centre environment.
  • Strong technical knowledge of HVAC, electrical, and mechanical systems, as well as fire suppression and security systems.
  • Proven leadership skills, with the ability to manage and motivate a team.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with clients, vendors, and team members.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to think creatively and find innovative solutions to complex issues.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends.


The client are offering a competitive salary package and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement savings plan, and bonus scheme. If you are a skilled Facility Shift Manager with experience in the data centre industry, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Stefan Holland Senior Consultant, Head of Data Centres

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