Facilities Coordinator

Blinds To Go® is North America’s largest manufacturer and retailer of custom-made window treatments. We are a family owned and operated company with headquarters in New Jersey and Montreal with showrooms throughout the eastern United States and Canada. All of our products are proudly handcrafted and assembled in one of our local manufacturing plants. Building on our success with blinds and shades, the Blinds To Go® brand has recently expanded our product offering to e-commerce and in-home sales consultations

After more than 65 years, we remain committed to continuing our mission of offering our customers the largest selection of window coverings at low, factory-direct prices while delivering an experience built on our legendary “red-carpet” customer service from initial consultation through installation.

Our team is expanding and there has never been a more exciting time to be part of our growth!

WHY WORK AT BLINDS TO GO:

We offer award-winning training experiences and a company culture that is enjoyable, rewarding, and development focused. We provide the following benefits:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical and Dental Benefits
  • Life and Disability Benefits
  • 401k Plan
  • Paid Vacations (in addition to the company closing from Christmas to New Years)
  • Career coaching and advancement opportunities
  • Daily Catered Lunches
  • Friendly and collaborative work environment
THE POSITION: FACILITIES COORDINATOR

We are looking to add a resourceful and organized professional who will be the point of contact for all building related issues that may arise in our retail store locations. This individual will help ensure that all facilities are safe and well-functioning. Viable candidates should possess previous work experience as a facilities liaison coupled with strong project and time management skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:
  • Act as the main point of contact for our retail showrooms
  • Visit retail locations on a regular basis to inspect and ensure that everything is being maintained in an acceptable manner
  • Develop, maintain, and add qualified service providers for all trades within each market to eliminate the need for 3rd party vendors
  • Dispatch vendors as needed to address issues that may arise in each location
  • Follow up on all open issues and projects to ensure that work is being completed in a timely fashion
  • Conduct vendor research and negotiate best rates
  • Maintain and ensure that all insurance certifications for vendors and providers are up to date
  • Issue purchase orders and submit invoices for payment
  • Work on ad-hoc projects as needed
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 2+ years of experience working in a corporate setting within the facilities arena
  • Previous experience supporting retail stores is highly preferred
  • Minimum High School degree. Related certifications a plus
  • Bilingual skills (English / French) strongly preferred
  • Possess strong Project Management skills with the ability to juggle multiple projects at one time
  • General knowledge or familiar with HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, Windows, Flooring, a plus
  • Minimal travel will be required
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Proficiency with Word and Excel
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as, part of a team
The Blinds to Go offer is contingent upon:
  • Successful completion of reference checks
  • Successful completion of background check - including SSN verification and Criminal Search
  • Proof of legal authorization to work in the United States within three business days of your hire date

Blinds To Go® provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Blinds To Go. Building a great company… one person at a time