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Maintenance Manager


Newton Aycliffe



Permanent – Full Time




Company Description

Our client is a market leading manufacturing company due to a sustained period of growth they are now looking to recruit a Maintenance Manager.

Job Specification

The Role

  • Will have responsibility for the 24/7 maintenance team, providing proactive and reactive maintenance solutions, you will work collaboratively with managers across the business to schedule and allocate work.
  • To lead a highly effective and efficient maintenance function to sustain the required levels of production, operating with a strong focus on continuous improvement and maintaining company standards, working alongside Managers, Manufacturing Engineers and the Operators with the aim of increasing productivity and quality whilst reducing costs.
  • Supervision of Maintenance Technicians and determine work schedules/allocation of resources accordingly.
  • Management of the company equipment asset management system.
  • Manage maintenance and repair of equipment and all facilities systems and general building maintenance and renovation.
  • Manage the priority of faults and arranging for replacements to be installed as required.
  • Manage PM’s scheduled checks on machinery and parts.
  • Review and ensure maintenance procedures are in place for existing and new equipment.
  • Work with production managers to limit breakdowns and operational downtime.
  • Ensure the spares and critical spares are reviewed and stock checked.
  • Work alongside the engineering department to improve production and machine efficiencies.
  • Completion of root cause investigation.
  • Ensure the team can respond immediately to equipment breakdown.
  • Ensuring compliance inspections are completed and associated actions achieved.
  • Organise supplier/contractor visits to complete service and inspections required, in collaboration with purchasing, production and engineering.
  • Oversee, obtain quotes and manage relationships with external contractors and vendors.
  • Help mitigate and manage any building or equipment emergencies that may occur both within and outside of normal business hours.
  • Management of the maintenance budget.
  • Support autonomous maintenance implementation.
  • Facilitate daily meetings to aid problem solving.
  • Support high level projects implemented across the business, such as installation of new machinery.
  • Contribute to the professional development of colleagues within the Maintenance Team.

The Person

  • Educated to HNC level or equivalent in Engineering Field.
  • Multi skilled.
  • IEE 18th Edition Certificate
  • Robotics and automation experience.
  • Cleanroom experience of high vacuum tools.
  • Electrical Duty Holder position.
  • Demonstrable experience in a manufacturing/production environment in a similar management role
  • Strong set of engineering skills in multi-skilled maintenance, servicing, troubleshooting and design.
  • Application and understanding of SHE principle.
  • Working knowledge of relevant legislation.
  • Experience on Electrical machine control fault finding and PLC fault finding experience.
  • Understanding of budgets including Capex.
  • Ability to understand complex drawings and process flows.
  • Working knowledge of process engineering.
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Practices.
  • Experience with managing a team of technicians over a 24/7 4 shift pattern.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to interact with both internal and external customers.

The Benefits

  • You will be working for a well-established growing employer.
  • An excellent salary.
  • A company experiencing continued growth, expansion and investment.
  • The company are fully compliant with the latest health and safety requirements for current safe working practices.

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