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ALDI Facilities Manager in Chicago, Illinois

We're ALDI, one of America's favorite grocers. We've grown a lot in the past few years, expanding our reach and customer base all around the country. Whether it's in customer service or our exceptional products, we owe our success to the efficiencies we create in every corner of our company and the people at each level who make that happen.

The Facilities Manager position at ALDI is defined by leadership and accountability. It’s a challenging position, but that’s just one of the reasons why our investment in you begins with a competitive starting salary plus benefits along with a company vehicle. We invest in ambition and reward success.

Our Facilities Managers are subject matter experts who manage, supervise, and oversee all aspects of the physical store locations, mechanical and operational assets. It’s an opportunity to make a significant impact on the organization through maintenance of our capital investments in driving smarter spend decisions aimed to minimize the total cost of ownership and extend the lifecycle of our mechanical systems and assets. The Facilities Manager will also support our sustainability initiatives through carbon reduction measures. As we expand, this is your chance to join a team where your hard work is guaranteed to make a difference.

Position Type: Full-Time

Salary: $95,000 - $105,000

Work Location: The role is a fully remote position requiring regular travel to all assigned store locations. The candidate should reside within the zone but has full flexibility within those boundaries.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.

• Oversee repair and maintenance expenditures through regularly scheduled site visits and CMMS.

• Supervise the maintenance of up to 150 ALDI locations within your geographical area of responsibility.

• Work in conjunction with operations personnel and leadership.

• Make decisions that directly impact the facilities within your area.

• Other duties as assigned.

The Facilities Manager position will cover the geographical areas below:

• Zone: Chicago, IL, Rockford, IL, Cedar Rapids, IA, Springfield, IL, Danville, IL

Job-specific Competencies:


• Consistently demonstrates the Mindsets, ALDI Acts Competencies and Professional Skills (M.A.P.) as outlined for the role.

• Gives attention to detail and follows instruction.

• Prepares written materials to meet purpose and audience.

• Develops and maintains positive relationships with internal and external parties.

• Works cooperatively and collaboratively within a group.

• Understands the history, strategy, organizational authority, interdependence of job duties, products, systems, and services of the company.

• Ability to drive safety, construction, repair and maintenance expertise to ensure compliance.

• Ability to develop rapport, trust, and open communication that enhances the growth and job performance of construction personnel.

• Ability to facilitate group involvement when conducting meetings.

• Negotiation skills.

• Conflict management skills.

• Ability to recommend, interpret, and apply ALDI operating policies and procedures.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Ability to stay organized and multi-task in a professional and efficient manner.

• Establishes goals and works toward achievement.

• Ability to build, employ labor, and construct facilities to the desired goal within budget.

• Successfully manages the work effort of outside resources within the desired timeline and budget.

• OSHA awareness.

• ADA compliance awareness.

Education and Experience:

• Associate's Degree in Facilities, Construction Management, Business or a related field required.

• A minimum of 5 years progressive experience in Facilities or Construction Management required.

• Or, a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.

• A valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record required.

• Environmental Health and Safety Certification preferred.

Physical Requirements:

• Work may be performed in an office, remote office or a combination of both where a computer and office equipment may be used as needed to perform duties.

• Regularly required to sit, reach, grasp, stand and move from one area to another.

• Constantly and repeatedly use keyboard/mouse.

• Occasionally required to push, pull, bend, lift and move up to 25 lbs.

• Work is performed at store and warehouse environments as required which includes occasionally:

o Climbing ladders of various heights, including onto Store rooftops.

o Working in varying temperatures, hot and cold (including outdoor temperatures and

refrigerator/freezer environments).

o Working in varying loud environments with industrial equipment.

• Regularly required to operate a vehicle.


The Facilities Manager position covers the geographical areas of:

• Zone: Chicago, IL, Rockford, IL, Cedar Rapids, IA, Springfield, IL, Danville, IL

• The role is a fully remote position requiring regular travel to all assigned store locations. The candidate should reside within the zone but has full flexibility within those boundaries.

ALDI offers competitive wages and benefits, including:

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • PerkSpot National Discount Program

In addition, eligible employees are offered:

  • Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Generous Vacation Time & 7 Paid Holidays

  • Up to 6 Weeks Paid Parental Leave at 100% of pay

  • Up to 2 Weeks Paid Caregiver Leave at 100% of pay

  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Life, Dependent Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Voluntary Term Life Insurance

Click here to learn more about the benefits ALDI has to offer (https://careers.aldi.us/benefits)

ALDI is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. As a proud Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), we do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other protected characteristic. Employment may be contingent upon ALDI's receipt of an acceptable and job-related drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.