Maintenance Manager

Maintenance Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    General Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: plus Good Pension, Private Health, Life Assurance, Bonus Circa (5-10%), Flexi Holiday Scheme, 26 days + 8 days holiday, Mon – Fri 8-4.

  • Contact:

    Chris Jones

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8999

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Maintenance Manager
£50-60k plus Good Pension, Private Health, Life Assurance, Bonus Circa (5-10%), Flexi Holiday Scheme, 26 days + 8 days holiday, Mon – Fri 8-4.

A fantastic opportunity to join one of the largest manufacturers in the area, with a world renowned client based and over 300 staff present on site. This is a 24/7 facility offering real stability and long term opportunity to develop and progress.

Due to a restructure they have an opening for a Maintenance Manager to sit underneath the Site Engineering Manager and lead a team of 4 direct reports, who intern manage around 20-25 engineers.

This role is responsible for managing and  leading the Maintenance Team  to deliver safe and reliable  production assets  to the site. The role is in charge of the  reliability,  availability,  integrity  and  performance of all safety  and  business  critical systems  and equipment.

Should you come from a manufacturing environment, where you’re used to leading people, working on projects and keep downtime to a minimum through your experience and processes then this role might suit you perfectly.

Specific initial projects for this role include pushing the site to continue in its PPM focused approach and looking at the structure of the stores for the 3 manufacturing areas and working with the team to develop a better more effective system for the business.

  • Responsible  for the  development and succession planning  of the  maintenance  team  who  will,  through effective  performance management,  ensure optimum  availability  of plant  & equipment  and  achieve &
  • sustain top quartile  performance.
  • Responsible for maintenance optimisation across the Site.  This involves the development and application of standardised processes,  procedures and techniques that will substantially improve the reliability of the site.
  • Leading  by example,  adhering to all site safety rules and policies.
  • Encouraging correct behaviors;
  • Maintaining an up to date knowledge of OHSE  legislation and taking the necessary steps
  • to ensure Engineering compliance;
  • Challenging co-workers, contractors and visitors  who are not working  safely;
  • Participating in accident  investigations and suggesting safety improvements;
  • Promoting the use of the Near Miss system;
  • Ensuring maintenance strategies are aligned  with HSE and business  targets.
  • Identifying,  implementing and complying with 6S activities
  • Identifying and driving Engineering initiatives that will drive Quality improvements;
  • Supporting Quality improvement programmes.
  • Working closely with Operational Managers to support  Waste  improvement programmes
  • Identifying and driving Engineering solutions that will minimise  Waste  production
  • Ensure the proactive monitoring,  review and analysis  of plant and equipment to identify opportunities to maximise  reliability  and availability..
  • Coordinate and manage  the activities of the Maintenance Team, with a horizon timeline  from the day to the year, to optimise production uptime.
  • Ensure the quality of the maintenance data within the CMMS.
  • Embedding an effective  planning  and scheduling process  to achieve  the business goals.
  • Development and implementation of effective materials management,  reducing downtime whilst effectively managing  the budget.
  • Stand  in for the Site Engineering Manager when  required.
  • Promoting Operational  Excellence and Continuous Improvements within Engineering across  the site;
People Management
  • Effective management of personal with strong leadership qualities and proven supervisory skills.
  • Excellent communication and coordination skills.  Proven ability to interact effectively at all organisation levels and encourage a team ethos across the function.
  • Ability to work in a fast moving, customer focused environment whilst maintaining the highest ethical integrity.
  • Ability to understand and respond effectively to the requirement of diverse groups and operations.
  • Appropriate level of experience of implementing appropriate processes and procedures
  • Ability to motivate self and others
  • Good organisational skills
  • Regulatory and legislative knowledge and experience ensuring compliance.
  • Experience of Operational Engineering within a Manufacturing environment.
  • Computer literacy required on windows-based applications and CMMS system.
  • Commercially able with a sound understanding of budgetary process.
  • Time served Engineer with developed experience in production engineering environment.
  • HNC or equivalent.
  • IOSH General Certificate
  • Engineering knowledge of printing presses and blown film extrusion lines;(desirable but not essential)
  • Experience in Maintenance and Asset Management
  • Experience in maintenance strategy development
  • Proven track record in materials management
  • Proven track record in planning and scheduling
  • Competency in Risk Based Inspection (RBI),  Reliability Centred Maintenance
  • (RCM) and Risk Based Spares (RBS)

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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