Facilities, Janitorial 

LOCATION: Bowling Green / Kentucky (US-KY), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 3307 | JOB GRADE: 09 


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The Facilities Custodian is responsible for maintaining our common facility areas not specifically dedicated to a Value Stream or department to reflect world class manufacturing standards. The Facilities Custodian shall also provide assistance to the Facility team and HSE as needed.




  1. Cleans, sweeps, mops, and buffs main production floor aisles and other common areas not specific to a value stream. Operates various pieces of cleaning equipment and lifts as needed.
  2. Ensures cleanliness of all facility restrooms, cafeteria, and other common areas.
  3. Performs entry-level utility, housekeeping, and maintenance support activities.
  4. Maintains cleaning supplies and inventory approved to use in the cleaning equipment and on the floors. Works with HSE to ensure cleaning supplies and chemicals are approved for use.
  5. Keeps building entrances and parking lot free of snow and debris.
  6. Is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the landscaping and facilities outside of the production facility.
  7. Coordinates the recycling program and waste streams to ensure the plant is reducing landfill waste.
  8. Participates in department/shift/team meetings.
  9. Executes all work activities with the highest standards for safety, quality, cost, and schedules.
  10. Follows all aspects of Standardized Work Instructions.
  11. Monitors and maintains plant housekeeping and 5-S Standards
  12. Understands and adhere to current health, safety, and environmental (ISO14001) policies.
  13. Understands and adhere to current quality and control (TS16949) policies.
  14. Performs other duties as requested, directed, or assigned




Completion of a High School diploma or general education degree (GED) or related trade school education. 


Must have the mechanical aptitude to use tools to perform minor equipment repairs.


Must be able to effectively communicate with employees of the organization.


Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.


Must be able to effectively multi-task assignments.


Maintains good attendance in accordance with Bendix attendance policy, including working overtime as requirements.





In performing the essential elements of this position the following physical activities are required. The activities are measured in the amount of on-the-job time that is spent performing these activities.




 up to 1/3

1/3 to 2/3

2/3 and more





















Using Hands or Fingers to Handle or Feel





Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, or Crawl





Reach with Hands and Arms





Taste or Smell






In performing the essential elements of this position the following weight is required to be lifted or force to be exerted.  These activities are measured in the amount of weight lifted or force exerted and how often.




 up to 1/3

1/3 to 2/3

2/3 and more

Up to 10 pounds





Up to 25 pounds





Up to 50 pounds





Up to 100 pounds





More than 100 pounds





In performing the essential elements of this position the following vision requirements apply.





Close vision



Distance vision



Color vision



Peripheral vision



Depth perception



Ability to adjust focus







May be exposed to moderate heat, light dust and fumes.  Some outside assignments could involve exposure to adverse weather conditions.  Adequate hearing protection is required for 85 decibels and above.

What does Bendix have to offer you? 
- Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off 
- 401k Plan with Company matching 
- Retirement Savings Plan
- Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
- Wellness Program and incentives
- Telework policy
- On-Site Fitness Center
- On-Site Cafeteria with Healthy menu options
- Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:

Company-Paid Benefits:
- Basic Life Insurance
- Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
- Short Term Disability
- Business Travel Accident Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:
- Medical and Prescription insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
- Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family
- Long Term Disability
- Accident Plan
- Critical Illness Plan
- Hospital Indemnity Plan

Nearest Major Market: Bowling Green