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Maintenance Manager

Bakkavor Group
Lincolnshire, UK
Closing date
23 Jan 2021

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Salary: £44,000 - £46,200 per annum
Location: Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Business Area: Wingland Foods

Maintenance Manager

Wingland Foods employs around 550 people and each year it produces millions of bags of leafy salads, food to go salads and prepared vegetables for a dedicated customer. It is one of eight factories that are part of the Bakkavor Salads sector in the UK.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Manager to join and lead our engineering team based in Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire.

The role

As Maintenance Manager, your role will be integral to providing support to the business and ensuring efficient use of available resources to assist operational teams in achieving their goals

You will manage a shift-based team of 14 multi-skilled, mechanical, and electrical engineers - servicing 800 assets in a factory comprising of both automated and manual production lines.

Day to duties will include:

Efficiently planning all maintenance activities, prioritising critical assets to minimise engineering downtime.
Utilising failure modes, effect, and critical analysis methods to ensure the right balance of risk-based maintenance.
Planning, recruiting, managing, training, coaching, and developing staff to deliver agreed plant availability at optimum cost.
Managing the balance between internal and external resources and managing external contractors effectively.
Maintaining accurate maintenance records and establishing total cost, to facilitate proactive maintenance and better procurement of new equipment.
Organising, monitoring, and controlling compliance with statutory and Bakkavor safety, health, environmental, and hygiene standards.
Setting a maintenance strategy in line with the business objectives and ensuring best practice is followed.
Proactively driving and managing the use of the CMMS system across the site.
Delivering KPI's as set for utilisation, schedule attainment, safety, works order close out rate, and planed vs reactive.About you

If you have an engineering background with relevant training and experience in maintenance management, ideally within a fast-paced food manufacturing or FMCG environment - this could be the role for you.

A proactive approach and can-do attitude, flexibility, excellent people management skills, and knowledge of CMMS - will all be key to this role.

You will be energetic, punctual, proactive, and reliable with the ability to lead, guide, and motivate others towards achievement.

About us

We are the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with an international presence in the US and China. Our 19,000 employees operate from 39 locations, developing and producing innovative food for a wide variety of occasions and budgets. In the UK, we work with leading grocery retailers, focusing on their own label brands.

What you can expect from us

When joining us you can expect a highly competitive rewards package including group pension, private medical insurance, and other flexible benefits - alongside excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group
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