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Maintenance Manager

  • Location: Stockport
  • Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: General Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Contact: Jemma Harris
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 29 June 2024
  • Job Ref: J2163_1717061235

Job Role: Maintenance Manager
Location: Stockport
Shift: Days Only
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 Per Annum

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful and established business currently undergoing a programme of change based in the Stockport area. As a key member of the Management Team, you will report directly to the Operations Manager. The right candidate would ideally have time served mechanical bias and electrical experience within a chemical manufacturing environment.

Job Duties:

  • Hands on aspects including implementing electronic PPM schedules and training
  • Responsible for supporting and executing asset management strategies with particular focus on lean / continuous improvement.
  • Operating and managing the current PPM system.
  • Liaising closely with Manufacturing and Production Managers and other members of staff to keep production downtime to a minimum.
  • Delivering ongoing improvements to the site.
  • Creation of SOPS, Risk Assessments and toolbox talks as/when required.
  • Management and measurement of own department training and development
  • Management and negotiation of sub-contractors.
  • Facilities & Energy Management.
  • Issue of PTW and associated LOTO Systems in liaison with the QSHE Manager.
  • Ensure planned and re-active maintenance is recorded and analysed to identify trends
  • Ensure that all PPM schedules and works orders are completed within the agreed timeframes.
  • Ensure that all maintenance activities are reported and logged and that all consumables/spares are logged and re-ordered.
  • Adhere to appropriate risk assessment, LOTO procedure and/or permit procedure.
  • Ensure the effective and safe operation of all machinery and record all failures
  • Support with site facilities management.
  • Support ISO9001 and ISO14001 annual re-certification
  • Creation of CAPEX proposals
  • Budget management and accountability

Job Requirements:

  • Experience of working with a diverse range of equipment to include rotating equipment, process heaters, process cooling systems, chemical reactors, mixing vessels and high-speed packaging lines.
  • Great leader who will drive continuous improvement and work on own initiative.
  • Awareness of PUWER, LOLER and PSSR regulations.
  • Ability to create monthly reporting to senior management
  • Full indentured apprenticeship or equivalent qualification accompanied with several years' experience within a production/manufacturing industry.
  • Recognised qualification in mechanical/electrical engineering
  • Ideally hold an IOSH qualification or have good knowledge of H&S and environmental legislation & obligations.
  • A minimum of three years working as a Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Proven experience of managing a team of engineers including their development and appraisal.
  • Ability to identify own Department staff training levels and capabilities for review and onwards development
  • Ensure a safe working environment for all staff and ensure all Health, Safety and Environmental standards are adhered to, achieved and sustained.
  • A thorough understanding of fully automated processing plant and equipment.
  • Familiar with TPM tools (lean) and techniques and improving/upskilling the capability of the maintenance team and production staff.
  • Experience of introducing and onward management of continuous improvement practice.
  • An understanding and awareness of heating systems, cooling/water systems & legionella awareness.
  • Commercially aware with a track record of delivering an effective engineering and maintenance function.
  • Lead by example setting high standards with the ability to respond to short term problems but plan and execute a long-term strategy that resolves root cause issues.
  • A thorough understanding of planned preventive maintenance and utilising a CMMS to effectively manage a diverse range of assets.
  • Understand engineering risk and ensure that all assets are maintained to the highest level and all regulatory standards are adhered to.
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Self-starter with a can-do attitude
  • Time management skills
  • Adapt and manage change
  • Excellent written skills
  • Data driven
  • IT Literate

Salary & Shift:

  • 40 Hour Working Week
  • Flexible working hours
  • £50,000 - £55,000 Per Annum (Negotiable)

If you feel as though you have the background, skills and experience for this role then please apply today with your latest CV. A recruitment consultant will be in touch with all successful applications to discuss the company and role in more detail.