Are you a highly experienced Maintenance Manager looking for a new challenge? At Viridor, we're investing in state-of-the-art recycling facilities, allowing for a wider range of products to be recycled. Our Materials Recycling Facilities (MRFs) are some of the biggest and most advanced of their kind in Europe. Our MRFs across the UK use a combination of advanced mechanical sorting and manual quality control to separate materials into individual streams, ready to be put back to work. Our investment in technology allows us to operate at the highest quality, environmental, energy efficiency and health and safety standards. Our MRF in Ipswich is currently undergoing a modernisation programme, which will promote our clear focus on developing real opportunities to put quality recycling materials back into the economy by viewing waste as a resource. The Maintenance Manager Role: We are looking for an experienced Maintenance Manager to join our team to competently plan and manage all maintenance activities at the MRF, reporting to the unit manager, the Maintenance Manager will be responsible for the safe and effective delivery of the site maintenance strategy. Working in partnership with the production team, the Maintenance Manager will coordinate all activities and optimise plant availability, performance and quality. Duties include: Be proactive in assisting the site maintenance team with the delivery of planned and reactive workload or technical expertise as and when required. Ensure that all Planned Maintenance inspections as defined by the site maintenance plans are completed safely, effectively and within budget. Prioritise and plan all maintenance work, ensuring that tools, parts and materials are available and production downtime is minimised whilst also upholding and exceeding standards of safety. Plan and deliver multiyear maintenance plans and capital expenditure projects. Ensure that all modifications or changes to equipment are in line with PUWER machinery safety regulations. Continuously evaluate equipment reliability leading to Root Cause Analysis (RCA) studies and the planning and implementation of subsequent improvement activity. Provide engineering expertise to the Unit Manager and production teams as well as provide information and recommendations to assist and influence decision making. Our ideal Maintenance Manager: Relevant engineering background and management experience Completed apprenticeship (NVQ level 3) in an appropriate engineering skill or possession of an HNC / HND in a relevant discipline Previous experience working within a process, production or manufacturing environment Safety and environmental policies, procedures and regulations In depth understanding of a strategic approach to engineering and maintenance Understands how lean concepts fit within the production and maintenance environment Good understanding of engineering best practice Analytical approach to problem solving Working knowledge of health and safety regulations A full UK driving license as well as an IOSH and relevant PTW qualification will be required for this role. We are offering a competitive salary and benefits package. We are pleased to be continuing our long standing partnership with the Suffolk City Council to recover mixed materials from Ipswich Borough Council, Babergh, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk Coast, West Suffolk and Waveney District Councils. If you want to work within a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, click APPLY! No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.