Maintenance Manager

Edwards & Pearce
12 Jul 2019
21 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Maintenance Manager

Salary £48,000 - £53,000 dependent on experience

Location: Rotherham


An excellent opportunity for a multskilled maintenance engineering professional with managerial experience to progress into a leadership role with a forward-thinking company who are market leaders in the manufacturing industry.


A key leadership role, responsible for leading the site maintenance function, in providing both a reactive and proactive, multi-skilled maintenance service. Responsible for all generation of planned maintenance schedules and overseeing the adherence and timely completion of work carried out.

- Ensure compliance with Health & Safety policies, procedures and legislation and ensure that all work is undertaken to the highest Health & Safety Standard.

- Development and implementation of the existing asset care strategy to cover Manufacturing tooling and equipment and the buildings and facilities.

- Control maintenance spending and ensure adherence with operating budgets.

- Spares stores and workshop management including stock control, purchasing, spares availability and housekeeping.

- Management and control of contractors on site to ensure compliance with company safety and environmental policies.

- Assess downtime trends to identify areas of weakness and develop plans to reduce breakdowns and improve equipment reliability.

- Manage all Maintenance labour and resources; including performance appraisals, the identification & delivery of training requirements, skills development, absence, holiday cover and disciplinary issues etc. Communication of key information & site briefs.

- Provide coaching, mentoring and training to existing staff.

- Build and sustain a high-performance Maintenance team including the development of succession planning

- Contribute and assist in the development and management of the site CMMS system, in order to drive a high quality, low cost department utilising a KPI dashboard to track progress.

- Formulate short, medium and long-term capital plans for plant related assets to ensure financial budgets are aligned to end of life, new technology, legislative changes & cost reduction agendas.

- Identification of continuous improvement opportunities, in order to drive safety, efficiency, cost reduction and process improvements.


The ideal candidate will have:

- A degree or HNC in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

- 10 years maintenance experience at managerial level, with a broad understanding of best-in-class maintenance tools and processes, delivering reliability improvements and cost savings in a manufacturing or engineering environment

- NEBOSH or IOSH would be desirable

- Working experience of time, condition and predictive based maintenance processes

- Commercially astute with proven experience of setting and managing budgets

- Proactive and insightful, with a forward-thinking approach to drive change and create solutions

- Outstanding leadership, communication and stakeholder management skills

- Sound working knowledge of MS Office and SAP


- Great location & excellent work environment

- Days only, from 8:30am to 4:30pm with an early finish on Fridays

- Pension scheme

- Private health care

- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays


• Edwards & Pearce is a professional recruitment consultancy with 11 specialist divisions managed by experts in their own area of recruitment

• Established in 1998

• Employ approx 30 staff

• 2 offices in Doncaster & Hull

• Edwards & Pearce operates according to a strict ethical code and aims to offer both candidates and clients the highest levels of professionalism and customer service.

• Edwards & Pearce has an enviable client base including plc's, blue chip organizations and SME's , global FMCG manufacturing, the public sector, charities and the Big 4 accountancy firms achieving preferred supplier status with many clients

• From the 2 offices based in Yorkshire, Edwards & Pearce successfully recruit for not only local, regional and national clients but has also undertaken and filled international assignments.

• It is the policy of Edwards & Pearce to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, colour, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law

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