Maintenance Manager - FMCG

Maintenance Manager - FMCG

  • Location

    Derby, Derbyshire

  • Sector:

    Engineering and Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + + plus bonus

  • Contact:

    Connor Jones

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Our client, a global FMCG manufacturer based in Derby is looking to expand their engineering capacity with the addition of a new maintenance manager.

You will be responsible for all production related engineering content from project inception/delivery through to maintenance and service. In addition to this you will be responsible for all engineering standards across the site, including mechanical, control and electrical elements.

Role Responsibilities

  • Leading and directing the Engineering functions and communication to other stakeholders
  • Agreeing KPIs and targets for the department including input into other departments with the Operations Manager to facilitate CI activities
  • Contributing to the site roadmap content and timing
  • Agreeing project schedules to meet the agreed site development roadmap
  • All items of plant, equipment and infrastructure are maintained to the appropriate standards to ensure their performance is safe, reliable and in accordance with the principles of GMP
  • Safety assessments are completed as part of any project scope documents
  • Project implementation tracking and communication of progress
  • Ensuring implemented projects are assessed prior to releasing to their future user
  • Maintaining a high level of communication at all levels.
  • Agree annual maintenance budgets with Operations Manager and maintain control of expenditure within this budget unless agreed as an exception
  • Advise, coach and set goals and targets for the Engineering Team.
  • Achievement of the Preventative Maintenance Plan.
  • Ensure all functional safety inspections and tests are carried out in accordance with best practice (BS EN 60511)
  • Ensure all ignition prevention measures are maintained and an improvement plan is being actioned
  • COMAH checks completed
  • All changes are adequately assessed through company Management of Change procedures

Experience required:

  • Either Degree in Engineering or related subject or has gone through a recognised training route with significant experience in engineering/maintenance roles
  • Proven FMCG operation experience, preferably in a liquid handling/filling environment
  • Can demonstrate a sound project management philosophy and experience
  • Line management experience in same\similar environment.
  • Knowledge and application of UK regulatory standards.
  • Knowledge and application of ISO14001, OHSAS18001 ISO9001 standards.
  • Demonstrable experience in the management and leadership of engineering and maintenance staff.
  • Will be achievement focused and able to work in a direct and often pressurised environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate and influence at all levels
  • Undertaken regular, relevant personal development activities

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to lead a highly skilled and professional team, working for a global brand then please apply now with your most recent and up-to-date CV. Alternatively, you can contact Connor Jones on to arrange a confidential discussion.

*Please note you must hold the right to work in the UK to apply for this position - and hold a valid UK passport due to the travel requirements of this role.


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