director

Name : ira fishkin
Industry Type : Facility - Building Owners
City & State : Mahwah,NJ
Job Title director
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : Leadership position in facility development, construction and facility management.
Resume :  
Innovative, analytical, results oriented manager of multi-million dollar budgets and projects. Demonstrated ability to complete multiple projects on time and under budget while managing across organizational lines and corporate levels. Full range of experience including:
-Facility administration maintenance and support operations
-Facility Strategic planning, development, lease Management
-Operational and business process re-engineering, change management
-Budgeting and fiscal management
-Management of over $600M of facility construction
-Vast knowledge of corporate maintenance, IT, travel, security, safety, ADA, OSHA and EPA programs

EXPERIENCE
EISAI INC.2008-2010
Director Site Services
Overseeing and re-engineering of the operations and maintenance of the corporate headquarters and support of the regional sales offices. Operations include maintenance, security, travel, cafeteria, mail, and grounds.
Saved 5% off of operational budget through process revision, contract bidding, etc.
Re-engineered digital security monitoring system.
Increased customer service level
Lease management of 12 facilities
Restacked 220,000 sq. ft. facility while maintaining operations.
Management of over $20 million of interior renovations
REALOGY INC.2007-2008
Director
Perform re-engineering, operations analysis, and relationship management for Century 21 division in conjunction with supporting IT department.
Spearheaded project of off site-server bed set-up and relocation.
Interfaced full MLS listings throughout our website functionality.
Worked with field customers on system functionality and improvement development.
HERTZ CORP.1996 2007
Director
Top level management of strategic facility planning, design, construction, and facility management for Rent-a-Car (RAC) Division in order to minimize costs and to maximize operational efficiency of current and new facilities throughout the RAC Division.
Top level management of the initiation, budgeting, and design of all major RAC facilities for corporate management. Provide total quality management. Managed about $250M of construction in past 10 years.
Initiated the development and use of corporate divisional construction standards. Standards are revised reflecting operational changes. Ensure that all projects across U.S. follow corporate construction standards and convey uniform image and customer service.
Design and implementation of 1300 retail suburban stores in malls throughout U.S..
Saved minimum 10% on each job through contractor and architect negotiations and contract management.
Value engineering is applied to all projects Saved average 15% on all construction projects.
Responsible for facility management and construction budgets of all major RAC facilities in order to maintain our high standards of customer service while minimizing costs.
Develop short and long term facility strategic plans and budgeting.
Perform corporate operations auditing/re-engineering in order to maximize the operability of the facility design resulting in lower cost, properly sized, and cheaper facilities; saved $10M on the last 5 facilities.
Negotiated the development of large facility projects with Airports in major cities.
Designed and implemented all IT data centers.
AT&T NETWORK SYSTEMS 1995
Market Project Manager
Tracking, reporting, and analyzing customer account sales activity across regions and account executives; tracking, reporting, analyzing, and troubleshooting customer problems (technical and non-technical); and streamlining current schedules and activities, reassigning and soliciting technical business resources, in order to minimize future potential problems for customer. Position required interfacing with entire sales team, market team, technical business units, and customer.
LIZ CLAIBORNE INC.1986 - 1995
Director of Corporate Engineering
Development, construction, and maintenance of all facilities, offices, and retail stores.
Progressed from Senior Engineer to Director.
Initiated the use of corporate strategic planning, business analysis, for distribution based upon sales projections, market analysis, location studies, and distribution design parameters.
Performed site location studies and financial justifications. Site location studies involving determining best location for a warehouse based on taxes, labor costs, transportation, real estate costs, and building regulations.
Developed, designed, and managed construction of new distribution/office facilities, manufacturing, and corporate retail/outlet stores (8 buildings and 80 retail stores from 1987 to 1995) representing $20M of construction per year. Used Construction Manager Approach on various jobs, directly for the corporation, affording a minimum of 10% savings per job.
Managed construction process from the creation of design build packages (if design/build) through actual construction of new facilities and retail stores; negotiated contracts with, procured services of, and coordinated with, all architects, consultants, engineers, and contractors. Interacted with government, building, code, and safety officials.
Responsible for maintenance programs and budgets for all facilities.
Implemented indirect-facility cost reduction program by reducing facility energy consumption by installing energy efficient lighting with computer controls for lighting and HVAC systems resulting in a savings of $300K per year per installation, with a 1.5 year after tax payback.
Responsible for the corporate safety program at all facilities.
Constructed telecommunication rooms/systems, computer rooms/systems, including all associated underground and electrical cabling.
Implemented internal microwave communication system on all local corporate buildings.
Designed and implemented new corporate maintenance program reducing staff by 20%.
PORT AUTHORITY OF NY AND NJ1985-1986
Management Engineer
Performed productivity and operational studies to maximize the efficiency of various corporate business units
i.e. Accounts Receivable, Yonkers Industrial Park maintenance, Trade Center Elevators, etc.

EDUCATION
MBA Finance, N.Y.U. Stern School of Business, New York, New York
Bachelor of Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey
OTHER SKILLS
Windows XP, MS Project, MS Office, CAD, Lean Methodology, Six Sigma, moderate conversational French, PMBOK
INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES
Boy Scouts, BOMA, NCSA soccer coach, extensive European traveling, gardening, hiking, swimming, guitar


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