Maintenance Manager

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    Liverpool, Merseyside

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    £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum

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    Tahanee Twist

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    5 months ago

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An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Maintenance Manager to join our clients Liverpool plant on a Permanent basis.

The successful candidate will lead a team of direct reports and an indirect team of fitters covering all aspects of mechanical, electrical maintenance.

Main Duties:

* Ensuring all H&S procedures are championed and adhered to across maintenance and plant operations. This will involve employee training and meetings, workplace inspections, work permit sign off, conducting investigations and on-going evaluation of policies to ensure they are continuously improved
* Providing leadership, knowledge, operations and maintenance experience to ensure the team deliver the maintenance services required by the plant to meet and short and long-term objectives
* Motivating and coaching the team through regular feedback and effective performance management
* Manage process and equipment reliability, availability and operational effectiveness via predictive, planned and preventative maintenance techniques.
* Continually look to improve reliability through effective work processes and operating efficiencies
* Full responsibility for the maintenance budget ensuring the effective management of costs through tracking expenditure and making adjustments as required
* Working with colleagues across the plant to ensure compliance with all on site policies and procedures e.g. H&S, housekeeping, HACCP etc. Oversee stores and parts inventory to ensure the team meets operational requirements and where possible make improvements to work processes and operating efficiencies
* Ensuring all work is performed according to the quality management systems and meets the specifications and standards

Skills / Experience Required

* Previous operations and maintenance experience gained within a heavy industrial environment (e.g. Petro chem, chemicals, coal, steel, heavy pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, bio-diesel refinery)
* Excellent leadership experience, able to coach and develop a team of high-performing professional engineers
* In depth understanding of EHS and ensuring a safety culture at all times
* Relevant Bachelors /Masters (or equivalent qualification) in Reliability & Maintenance, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent qualification, or qualified by extensive experience
* Advanced understanding of predictive maintenance techniques, root cause analysis and failure modes analysis e.g. RCFA / RCM / FMEA
* Proven track record of managing capital engineering/ maintenance projects
* Organisation and planning skills with the ability to multitask in a fast changing environment
* Working knowledge of continuous improvement methods e.g. Kaizen, 5S
* Self-starting with personal drive and motivation to proactively identify issues and deliver solutions to problems
* Able to work effectively under pressure

Please note the consultant looking after this position is Tahanee Twist