Maintenance Manager

£37,500 - £45,000


Karen Dennis
01270 629090 ext 301

The Maintenance Manager will be responsible for the safe and efficient process design, installation, commissioning, maintenance and decommissioning of all processes and Utilities under site control.


Key accountabilities will include:

  • Effective delegation of any maintenance issues to the appropriate team member
  • Adherence to daily and weekly checks
  • Development of PPM schedule
  • Schedule of interview and external works, maximising planned downtime
  • Development and management of KPIs, ensuring they are achieved
  • Ensuring routine calibration and maintenance requirements are undertaken
  • Ensuring all designated buildings, plant and facilities are fit for purpose
  • Accountability for maintenance material spend – strategy to manage expenditure
  • Management of system and equipment data storage, maintaining high levels of standards and accuracy
  • Process management when new machinery, plant and equipment are introduced from specification, to managing suppliers to installation
  • Perform root cause analysis and problem resolution
  • Management of contractors on site
  • Conduct risk assessment of processes and tasks
  • Management and coaching of maintenance team
  • Lead by example – promoting high standards
  • Hold responsibility for maintenance budget
  • Development of strong relationships – internal and external


Key skills and experience required:

  • Relevant manufacturing/engineering degree preferred (or equivalent)
  • Extensive plant management experience is essential
  • Team management experience within a manufacturing environment is essential
  • Ability to manage cross functional team members
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Competent in problem solving, team building, planning and decision making


Hours of work: Monday – Friday, 7.30am – 3.30pm with some flexibility re production requirements

Holidays: 25 days plus bank holidays

Generous pension scheme

Life insurance

Healthcare Cash Plan

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