Senior Manager, Facilities & Work Place Operations


San Francisco, CA


Position summary

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We are seeking a proactive and seasoned leader to join the Cruise Real Estate & Workplace teams as a Facilities & Workplace Lead in our San Francisco office (onsite position). This pivotal role will collaborate extensively with peers in Real Estate, Project Delivery, and EHS as well as oversee the services provided by our Supplier Partners. This role will work with Cruise business leaders in understanding their needs as it relates to Cruises facilities, develop and communicate strategies, then work with Service providers in the execution of building operations, service contracts, facility projects and energy management. This role reports to the Head of Real Estate & Workplace at Cruise.


  • Ensure facility reliability and performance across the portfolio

  • Drive operational and process improvements that result in savings, continuous improvement, and improved productivity & efficiency

  • Create and communicate a scalable Workplace and Facilities Management vision across the entire portfolio

  • Collaborate and build effective relationships across all Business Units, departmental service lines, subject matter experts, and with third parties to ensure a positive Cruise workplace & facilities experience

  • Create and implement the Facilities and Workplace staffing strategy model, working with third party outsourced provider(s), for Cruise's locations across multiple markets

  • Lead Global Outsourced Partner (contractor) strategy, develop and set SLAs, maintain and validate that they are met and managed against the desired outcomes

  • Manage and forecast all operating budgets for repairs and maintenance as well as smaller facilities projects

  • Own the annual capital planning strategy for existing sites to address appropriate investment in preventative maintenance, including continuous evaluation of asset lifecycle costs & payback

  • Oversee negotiations for all contracts and services supporting facilities and workplace operations and food services

  • Ensure that all Cruise facilities are in compliance with applicable local, state, and federal regulations, including partnering with the EHS team to maintain safe work environments

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Formal supervision of Workplace Operations Manager

  • Supervision of 3rd party Facilities Service Partners and Food Vendor(s)


Education and Direct Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 10+ years experience in facilities planning, maintenance, management, and design including Engineering Excellence, FM Operations, MAC, Minor Projects, Major Project Design Input (Equipment, MEP, Workplace), Workplace Operations, and Food Operations

  • Experience with R&D, Industrial, Distribution, and Transportation/Fleet as well as Office infrastructure

  • Experience with CMMS Analytics and other technology supporting Facilities Management Operations

Skills and Capabilities:

  • Expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions

  • Proven track record of comprehending, analyzing, and interpreting complex business documents

  • Mastery of written and verbal communication skills to create business cases for project funding approvals, proven ability to write compelling reports, manuals, speeches and articles

  • Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups

  • Excellent management and leadership skills and the ability to motivate and work with and through others to achieve desired results

  • Meticulous financial analysis and budget management skills

  • Ability to travel approximately 25% of the time


  • Master's degree preferred

  • Professional certifications: CFM, CMRP, FMP, SFP, PMP, etc.

  • Direct experience in a transportation industry including electric vehicle charging and servicing

The salary range for this position is $144,100 - $211,900. Compensation will vary depending on location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. You may also be offered a bonus, long-term incentives, and benefits. These ranges are s ubject to change.

Why Cruise?

Our benefits are here to support the whole you:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Medical / dental / vision, Life and AD&D
  • Subsidized mental health benefits
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Paid parental, medical, family care, and military leave of absence
  • 401(k) Cruise matching program
  • Fertility benefits
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Flexible Spending Account & Health Saving Account
  • Perks Wallet program for benefits/perks
  • Pre-tax Commuter benefit plan for local employees
  • CruiseFlex, our location-flexible work policy. ( Learn more about CruiseFlex) .

We're Integrated

  • Through our partnerships with General Motors and Honda, we are the only self-driving company with fully integrated manufacturing at scale.

We're Funded

  • GM, Honda, Microsoft, T. Rowe Price, and Walmart have invested billions in Cruise. Their backing for our technology demonstrates their confidence in our progress, team, and vision and makes us one of the leading autonomous vehicle organizations in the industry. Our deep resources greatly accelerate our operating speed.

Cruise LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where contributions are valued and celebrated, and our employees thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do the best work of their lives. We seek applicants of all backgrounds and identities, across race, color, caste, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, age, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or parental status, or disability. Applicants will not be discriminated against based on these or other protected categories or social identities. Cruise will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, in accordance with applicable laws.

Cruise is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please let our recruiting team know or email [email protected] .

We proactively work to design hiring processes that promote equity and inclusion while mitigating bias. To help us track the effectiveness and inclusivity of our recruiting efforts, please consider answering the following demographic questions. Answering these questions is entirely voluntary. Your answers to these questions will not be shared with the hiring decision makers and will not impact the hiring decision in any way. Instead, Cruise will use this information not only to comply with any government reporting obligations but also to track our progress toward meeting our diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging objectives.

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