Head Of Maintenance

Ireland, Ballycanew
Last update 2024-05-29
Expires 2024-06-29
ID #2157162686
Head Of Maintenance
Ireland, Ballycanew,
Modified May 16, 2024


We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Head of Maintenance for our client, a food supplier. As the Head of Maintenance, you will lead a team of operatives, ensuring the smooth operation of a large plant machinery and manufacturing lines. This role requires a driven, self-starter who can contribute to building structures and processes within the maintenance department.

Key Responsibilities:
Team Leadership: Lead and manage a team of operatives, providing guidance, support, and training as needed.
Machinery Expertise: Possess a comprehensive understanding of large plant machinery and manufacturing lines to effectively oversee maintenance activities.
Process Improvement: Identify opportunities for process improvement and optimization, implementing strategies to enhance efficiency and productivity.
Cross-Industry Experience: Experience in other industries with high-format processes could be advantageous, bringing fresh perspectives and innovative approaches to maintenance operations.
Autonomy and Goal Orientation: Operate with a high degree of autonomy, focusing on outcome-oriented goals to drive continuous improvement and achieve targets.
Ownership of Specific Areas: Take ownership of key areas within the maintenance department, including preventative maintenance, scheduling, contractor management, internal team management, parts procurement, and repairs.
Preventative Maintenance: Develop and implement preventative maintenance programs to minimize downtime and maximize equipment reliability.
Contractor Management: Coordinate with external contractors for specialized maintenance tasks, ensuring timely completion and adherence to quality standards.
Budget Management: Manage maintenance budgets effectively, optimizing resource allocation and controlling costs while maintaining high standards of equipment performance.
Reporting and Documentation: Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, including schedules, repairs, and equipment performance metrics.

Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field preferred.
Proven experience in maintenance management, preferably in a manufacturing or industrial environment.
Strong technical expertise in large plant machinery and manufacturing processes.
Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire team members.
Experience in developing and implementing preventative maintenance programs.
Proficiency in budget management and cost control.
Familiarity with maintenance software and tools for scheduling and tracking maintenance activities.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with shifting priorities.
Does it sound like you? Please feel free to get in touch with our friendly team!

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Head of maintenance

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