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Maintenance Manager

Ref: 78203

  • 60,000-85,000
  • 03 Nov 2022
  • Cork (North)
  • Permanent

Maintenance and Engineering Manager

About the Company

An experienced Maintenance Manager is required for a leading Food Production company in North Cork. On offer is a highly desirable salary and benefits package.

About the Position

In this role you will be responsible for the continuous operation of machinery and equipment. Using computerised systems, you will organise repairs, oversee routine maintenance and plan larger capital projects. This a key role in the business, which needs to work closely with all other departments and SLT members to deliver results.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identifying key opportunities for capex projects and managing same.
  • Scheduling contractors for major repairs as required
  • Discussing maintenance concerns with the employer/ contractors’ and communicating these to all levels of the business
  • Staying on-call and responding to emergency maintenance needs
  • Developing maintenance contracts to budget, negotiating vendor contracts
  • Coordinating work performed by outside vendors/ contractors’ Stores and systems Management (CMMS)
  • Business skills, as they are usually responsible for interacting with suppliers, overseeing a team and managing budgets
  • Develop a strategy for the Engineering team and outline projects for sites
  • Develop and grow the Engineering team to ensure that there is a talent pool being developed for succession
  • Apply new technologies to further the business


  • HNC (or higher) in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering desired
  • Experience in a Supervisory role within Engineering /Maintenance.
  • Significant experience of managing contracts and ensuring value for money is essential
  • Experience of working within food or FMCG manufacturing is highly desirable.
  • Technical understanding of electrical, mechanical and hydraulic systems for planning and troubleshooting
  • SAP Maintenance/Engineering
  • Lean, Green/Black Belt, Six Sigma
  • Knowledge of Hygienic design
  • Project management experience

Remuneration Package

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

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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