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Assistant Maintenance Manager

Ref: 77810

  • Negotiable
  • 18 Jan 2023
  • Cork (West)
  • Permanent

Assistant Maintenance Manager

About the Company

A leading Food Production site in West Cork is seeking an experienced an Electrical Engineer / experienced Electrician” for it's Assistant Maintenance Manager position.

About the Position

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the effective management of a team of multi-skilled maintenance technicians. S/he will manage and develop team members competence and performance so that they contribute effectively to the achievement of team goals.
  • Responsible for achieving continuous improvement in reliability of equipment and condition of the plant, consistent with specified food safety, quality and customer standards.
  • Management of the site medium and high voltage distribution and switchgear systems.
  • Management of capital projects; including project preparation, budgeting, implementation, installation and commissioning.
  • Responsible for cost management; Operate within budget and contribute effectively to our continuous cost reduction program.
  • Oversee and manage the site calibration program to ensure continuous audit readiness.
  • Ensure that all craft personnel are fully trained in areas identified as essential to the safe performance of their tasks.
  • Contribute to developing a continuous improvement culture amongst the craft personnel, especially the electricians.
  • Liaise with production to build efficient, effective and clear maintenance focussed KPIs to help reduce plant downtime and production losses.
  • Hone the skills of the apprentices so that they can develop to their full potential.
  • Liaise with electrical contractors on site to ensure work is carried out to site safety standards and to a high level of competence.
  • Overseeing the workload of the craft personnel through the effective use of our site CMMS system; PEMAC.
  • Carry out works in accordance with Business Excellence Processes.


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in maintenance management in the food industry and have a strong electrical background.
  • Electrical degree qualified or electrician qualified with management experience.
  • Experience using a CMMS (PEMAC) system is essential.
  • Knowledge of ATEX regulations would be beneficial.
  • Strong organisational skills / multi-tasking ability.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Effective communication skills.

Remuneration Package

A strong salary and benefits package is on offer.

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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