Maintenance Manager

Posted 26 September 2023
LocationCounty Monaghan
Job type Permanent
Contact NameOliver Hayes

Job description

What you need to know

A highly reputable and global company in the building materials sector that creates, manufactures and markets high-quality and sustainable products, is currently seeking an experienced and dynamic Maintenance Manager to join its team in Co. Monaghan.

As a Maintenance Manager, you will report directly to the Plant Manager on-site and effectively manage a maintenance team to maximise the performance of equipment, reduce downtime, support process improvements, and meet production goals.

This is a permanent role with an excellent salary and package.

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Duties & responsibilities:

  • Full responsibility and accountability for the maintenance department.

  • Ensuring plant site, buildings, machinery, and services, are maintained and in optimum condition to meet production targets.

  • Maintain plant safety compliance, safe standards of maintenance work and equipment upkeep, and statutory equipment certification.

  • Manage a team of skilled maintenance fitters and electricians by leading by example.

  • Mentor, coach and guide craftsmen through a hands-on and knowledge-sharing approach, to contribute to the overall performance of the team.

  • Take a lead role in the development and implementation of lean initiatives.

  • Coordination of maintenance staff holidays, overtime, attendance, and general performance.

  • Oversee the maintenance schedule planning, ensuring that plant and equipment are frequently serviced in line with best practices.

  • Management of spare parts stock control, parts ordering including sourcing of better or cheaper parts and suppliers, and the respect of department budgets.

  • Management of contractors and external maintenance service providers

  • Communication with production managers and operators to understand issues and devise appropriate solutions and improvements.

  • Ensure a rapid and effective response to production equipment problems by developing and implementing appropriate procedures.

  • Developing new productivity and cost reduction initiatives to improve production equipment performance, cost-effectiveness, and maintenance expenditure optimisation.

  • Monitor and drive energy efficiency in the consumption of electricity, oil, gas, and water.

What are we looking for?

  • A degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Mechatronics Engineering or another relevant technical discipline.

  • A minimum of 5 plus years’ of experience as a Maintenance Manager in a fast-paced and demanding manufacturing environment.

  • Strong technical knowledge in Mechanical, electrical and automation systems.

  • Excellent people management skills and a proven track record of successful maintenance teams.

  • Proven track record of mentoring, developing, and coaching junior employees.

  • Experience in developing and maintaining spare parts management systems.

  • A commercially astute individual who has the capability to manage budgets effectively and deliver good value.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to explain technical concepts concisely and give clear instructions to members of staff under your guidance.

  • Excellent time management skills and can prioritise tasks effectively.

  • Strong IT skills – Competent on all MS office packages.


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