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Maintenance Manager

Ref: 76054

  • Negotiable
  • 10 Nov 2021
  • Cork (West)
  • Permanent

Maintenance Manager

About the Company

This diversified Food manufacturing site in West Cork is a global leader in the Nutrition and Ingredients sector. They currently require an ambitious and forward thinking professional to head up their Maintenance Department. A very attractive salary and package is on offer to the right candidate for this senior site role.

About the Position

Key Responsibilities

  • Day to day management of full Maintenance team 
  • Manage the Maintenance function within each Business Unit to enable the Manager to achieve Downtime, Repair, Production, Quality, and Safety targets
  • Develop and optimise the preventative maintenance system
  • Develop and manage appropriate KPIs to measure the efficiency of maintenance personnel and practices, and report on same 
  • Lead a continuous improvement culture within the Maintenance function  
  • Assume overall responsibility for Maintenance Stores facility to ensure adequate stock and efficient supply of spare parts and consumables.
  • Submit to management proposals for replacement / Improvement of plant and machinery
  • Manage and develop team members (including succession planning)
  • Contribute as a key member of the Operational Management team
  • Pro-actively manage change (including cultural change) 


  • Strong engineering background with a formal engineering qualification.Knowledge of and experience in Mechanical, Electrical, Control and Production engineering
  • Minimum of ten years’ experience in engineering in a food processing plant
  • Experience of managing in a unionised environment would be advantageous
  • Must be a team player with strong people management and conflict resolution skills

Remuneration Package

A very attractive salary and package is on offer to the right candidate for this senior site role.

For more information on the role or any other Engineering or Life Sciences roles call Nigel on 087 3618142 or email me or click the apply button below.

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