Facilities Management Specialist

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Gary Spotswood

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About Me

I have experience within Facilities Management, Project Management, Planning, Manufacturing Engineering and Hard and Soft services.

Member of BIFM – MBIFM 0027469.

HND Mechanical Engineering

IOSH Certificate

Method Statements, Risk Assessments, COSHH, Permit to Work, CDM.

Computer Skills:-Microsoft Project, Power Point, Excel, Word, Office.

I am a versatile Engineering / Project Facilities consultant with extensive experience in TFM & IFM contracts ,particularly in the areas of Manufacturing, Industrial and Facilities Engineering, and fully capable of managing projects to a successful conclusion, ensuring planned objectives are achieved, and in most cases exceeded. I have had over 25 years’ experience in the Automotive Industry, 18 years in the FM Industry and also held several senior management positions in both Production Management and Operations roles.

Specialties: I have experience of performing a wide range of Engineering techniques / procedures. My oral and written communication skills are first class, as is my ability to liaise and deal with people at all levels in an organization. I frequently delight my clients with the high standard of my presentation skills, work rate and problem solving ability. I am a highly motivated, articulate, team player, with considerable social skills and a considered, systematic, pragmatic approach to problem solving.

Completed mobilisation programme TFM Cadw project Welsh Government working for Vinci  Facilities December 2019 to August 2020.

Real Estate lead Aston Martin Lagonda managed real estate and buildings for Aston Martin.

Project managed the new R&D facility at Silverstone 2018.

Project managed new build facility at Newport Pagnell 2019.

Mobilisation Manager Mobilisation cleaning services on the Tesco contract for Servest.

Operation Project Mobilisation Manager Hard Services working for EMCOR mobilisation of Severn Trent Water TFM contract 2017.

Completed  mobilisation of TE Connectivity 2016 Hard services contract.

Completed mobilisation of Thames Water TFM contract 2015.

Interim FM Project Account Manager Anabas

Manage the transition of 33 National LA Fitness clubs to Sports Direct.

Additional responsibilities managed 4 national contracts Hard and Soft FM

Interim  – Mobilised soft services contract for ISS Heathrow T2 and T4 contract.

Prior to this Contract Account Manager – Eurest Services (Facilities Division of Compass Group). I manage a team of 5 Area and Technical managers covering Soft and Hard services for the IFM contract with the client CGI Logica covering 24 services lines and 25 buildings across the UK.  Reported to the client on the monthly MI which includes SLA and KPI target achievement against the contract service lines. Target of 98 % must be achieved each month to ensure Eurest have no penalty costs against the MI. Last 8 months have scored 98 – 99 %.

Achievement 2012 was to retain the contract for a new 3 year term.

Worked for Eurest Services FM since 2005 until December 2013, working on “IFM” mobilisation contracts.

 Prior to this 25 years’ experience with Rover Group Manufacturing Engineering Facilities (Solihull Land Rover, Jaguar Cars Coventry, Cowley Oxford, Longbridge Birmingham) Rover 1979 – 2003 Trim & Final Assembly Paint Shop, BIW, and Engine Assembly build, covering vehicle process build and process facilities.  

 Was the Manufacturing Engineering Manager to oversee new cleaning specification for Paint Shops, BIW and Paint Shop for BMW Rover Group.

 Managed new vehicle builds in Honda Japan and BMW Munich Germany during the last ten years.

 My last major project was the complete relocation of the R75 Trim & Final Assembly and Paint Shop facilities at BMW Cowley Oxford this included all electrical and mechanical services and all major vehicles build facilities.

Project Managed and written projects the value £6 million and have been part of a management team controlling projects to the value of £250 million within the Automotive Industry.