The Chief Engineer position at Holiday Inn Brussels Airport is responsible for the development, implementation and management of emergency programs for the operation and maintenance of all physical equipment, structures and landscaping in accordance with company/franchise standards, local, state and national codes and regulations to protect property, customers and employees, ensure optimal operations, minimize expenses and maximize customer satisfaction.
The Chief Engineer is responsible for the short and long term planning and day-to-day operations of the Engineering Division. He recommends the budget and capital expenditures for the department and manages expenditures within the approved budget.
Provide advice to senior management on all aspects of technical support, environmental controls and operational efficiency of the property.
Ensure effective financial management of the engineering department by establishing maintenance budgets.
Plan, implement and administer an energy management programme.
Assess, monitor and record energy consumption and implement and improve energy conservation systems.
Contribute to customer satisfaction standards by ensuring that technical support services respond quickly to individual needs and, where possible, anticipate them.
Ensure compliance with all legal regulations and fire codes by regularly reviewing safety policies and procedures.
Maintain the condition of the hotel's physical assets by carrying out all improvement and project work in liaison with architects, interior designers and management.
Ensure the proper functioning of all mechanical and electrical systems and equipment by implementing and managing a preventive maintenance program.
Ensure that preventive maintenance programmes are in place and regularly updated.
Ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with contracts, leases, service agreements and guarantees.
Ensure that the quality of all work carried out by employees and external contracted personnel is in accordance with good engineering practice standards.
Responsible for the H&S Committee (CPPT/CPBW), and empowered to provide all necessary recommendations to the GM regarding prevention at work, safety at work and welfare at work.
Responsible for coordination with contractors for renovations, remodeling and new construction.
Demonstrate service qualities in line with industry expectations and company standards.
Review and update existing standards to ensure competitiveness
Preparing, managing and implementing the departmental budget.
Contribute to the overall corporate strategic plan and participate in the development of the hotel's annual business plan.
Keep abreast of trends in your industry and implement best practice initiatives.
Assist in the preparation of project reports and budget estimates whenever necessary.
Organise personnel management in your own department: recruitment, training, etc.
Health, safety and security
Become familiar with the company's health and safety policies and ensure that your areas promote and comply with them.
Become familiar with property safety, first aid and fire and emergency procedures and actively enforce them in your area of responsibility.
Minimum 3 years experience
3 languages : English, French, Dutch
Lingua richiesta: Inglese e Francese. Olandese è un plus
A modern, business-friendly hotel near Brussels Airport, with an easy access to the city center.
It's a free five-minute shuttle ride from Brussels Airport (BRU) to the stylish Holiday Inn® Brussels Airport hotel, where you can check in less than a minute at an automated kiosk. Drivers arriving off the E40 and E19 motorways can park in one of 260 secure outdoor spaces for a low daily rate. With Diegem train station only 500 meters from the hotel, you can get to Brussels city center in 15 minutes.
Free shuttles also run to and from the offices of major companies near the hotel. Diplomats and delegates are within reach of the NATO headquarters. With its 24-hour Business Centre, inclusive Wi-Fi and 16 meeting rooms, the hotel makes an ideal base for corporate visits.
Leisure guests are well located for weekend breaks in Brussels, with the Grand Place and the Magritte Museum less than 10 km away. It's a short hop by train to buzzing bars serving the best Belgian beers.
For a morning warm-up or an evening wind-down, you can head to the hotel Fitness Centre and spa. You can start your day with a breakfast buffet and end it with an extensive dinner menu at our brand new restaurant, Kreative Kuisine.