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Facilities Director/Manager

Gilbert, AZ
January 06, 2020

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Gary L. Jones

***** ***** ******

Mesa, Arizona. 85212

Phone 480-***-****


In Summary: I have 39 years of comprehensive experience in Facilities Management including 15 years as Operations Director. Leadership skills in Operations, Planning, Design, Construction, Real Estate, Maintenance and Customer Service/Support for various Silicon Valley hi-technology manufacturing companies and one of the largest churches in Arizona and The United States. Developed strategic goals and objectives to align with the vision of leadership. Worked in a matrix management environment and participated in senior management executive listening sessions and gave facilities presentations. Directed and managed facilities professionals at various levels. Provided operational and administrative management by delivering cost effective customer space solutions in supporting the business groups. Stellar professionalism, process oriented and quality management.

Objective: A Senior Leadership Position as a Facilities/Operations Director overseeing a multi-site campus.


7/2004-7/2019: Central Christian Church of the East Valley, Mesa AZ.

Director of Operations 15 years:

Managed 400K square feet of Church Facilities including 220 acres of property on 5 campuses in 5 cities with an attending membership of 15,000 members.

Managed a staff of 16 people and outsourced service providers in support of our 5 campuses. Responsible for all Site Operations including new construction including HVAC, General, Electrical, Painting, Landscape and Janitorial Contractors. Additionally, managed Events, Moves, Food Services, Vehicles, Group Purchasing and Janitorial. Provide written and measurable goals and objectives for all staff.

Managed a complete retrofit including all tenant improvements and building fit-up for a 12K Facility.

1994-11/2001: Applied Materials Inc., Santa Clara CA.

Director Facilities Planning 2 years:

Provided all planning for approximately 1M square feet. Managed 3 planners responsible for all planning activities and Plan of Record for Pilot Manufacturing and Warehousing, Marketing, Spares, Human Resources, ETCH and CMP Operations, Corporate Finance and Corporate Affairs.

Developed restructuring plans for space consolidation to vacate 6 buildings totaling 175K square feet. Relocated 700 employees into existing space inventories. The net result was a savings of $1.1M per quarter.

Brought on line 400K square feet of manufacturing and office space to our Real Estate portfolio during the biggest ramp in the history of the company.

Responsible for the Facilities Plan of Record for the Santa Clara Region.

Director Facilities Operations 1.5 years:

Managed all facilities operations for the Santa Clara Region of approximately 2.3M square feet.

Managed an in-house staff of 24 employees consisting of 4 senior managers, support managers and staff. Managed an outsourced staff of 500 people. Additionally, had dotted line management for 13 employees in Purchasing and Finance. Managed all Planning, Construction/Moves and Site Services.

Managed 28 buildings and a headcount of 7000 employees.

Managed a Capital budget of $147M for new construction and improvements.

Responsible for Site Services that included: Operations and Maintenance, Food and Shuttle services, Janitorial, Engineering and Y2K implementation.

Managed an annual operating expense budget of $136M.

Director of Divisional Facilities Management 2 years:

Managed all divisional facilities including strategic and tactical planning for all Product Business and Customer Groups totaling 14,000 employees on a global basis.

Managed all construction for the Santa Clara region and involved in all global construction.

Managed 6 Global Customer Account Managers (GCAM’s) and 6 Regional Customer Account Managers (RCAM’s).

Completed real estate transactions totaling 400K square feet.

Managed construction and relocation of Pilot Manufacturing and ETCH Divisions into new headquarters totaling 550K square feet.

Managed and gained executive approval for Real Estate development for a new site plan proposal for 800K square feet to accommodate 3000 employees at a cost of $300M.

Manager of Divisional Facilities 3 years:

Managed all Planning, Construction and Moves for a single Product Business Group (PVD) on a global basis.

Managed 1 manager and an outsourced staff of 10.

Managed facilities for a $1B product business group of 850 employees and 375K square feet of office, engineering labs and manufacturing space.

Completed real estate lease transactions totaling 166K square feet.

Drove the purchase of a 118K square foot building for future expansion opportunities.

Relocated business groups of 350 employees to a new 125K square foot facility allowing manufacturing expansion in the vacated space.

Relocated business development of 130 employees to new headquarters of 41K square feet that provided group consolidation.

1988-1992: Applied Materials Inc., Santa Clara CA.

Manager, Division Facilities Planning and Engineering 2 years:

Reported to the Director of Manufacturing with dotted line reporting to the division Vice-President.

Developed a 3-year master space plan. Acted as Chairperson for the Building Safety Committee. Conducted numerous tours of the manufacturing facilities for senior management, customers, business groups and United States and foreign dignitaries.

For my efforts the President of AMAT issued a letter of commendation.


San Jose State University, San Jose CA.

Bachelor of Arts Degree, Industrial Arts, Industrial Technology Major

De Anza College, Cupertino, CA.

Associate of Arts Degree, Liberal Arts, Industrial Arts/Technology and General Education

Professional Development:

Process Management

Seven Tools of Quality

Six Sigma Design for Manufacturing

Managing Interpersonal Relationships

Managing with-in the Law

Safety Training

Business Partnering

Finance and Budgeting for Facilities

Managing in Different Cultures

Situational Leadership

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