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Maintenance Manager

Job description

The job description of the Maintenance Manager: 

  • Ensuring plant site, buildings, machinery, and services, are maintained in optimum condition to meet the targets of the factory, maximizing uptime and plant reliability
  • Maintaining plant safety compliance, safe standards of maintenance work and equipment upkeep, and statutory equipment certification
  • The management and leadership of maintenance fitters and electricians
  • Support craftsmen through both hands-on, and a positive culture of knowledge and skill sharing, to drive the overall performance of the team, to support a dynamic and innovative development of the factory
  • Guiding these craftsmen in their work quality, and assist in problem solving and breakdown solutions
  • Lead and motivate a Lean mindset in the team for the implementation of these goals
  • Coordination of maintenance staff holidays, overtime, attendance, and general discipline and performance
  • Management of spare parts stock control, and parts ordering including sourcing of better or cheaper parts and suppliers
  • Management of contractors and external maintenance service providers
  • Communication with production managers and operators to understand issues and devise appropriate solutions and improvements. Coordination and communication of all maintenance works with other relevant departments in the company
  • Ensuring a rapid and effective response to production equipment problems whether actionable internally or requiring external assistance or specialists
  • The maintenance, optimization, and trouble-shooting of automation equipment such as PLCs, computers and HMI units
  • Proposing and implementing new productivity and cost reduction initiatives to improve production equipment performance and cost effectiveness, and maintenance expenditure optimisation
  • Forecast, monitor, and drive energy efficiency in the consumption of electricity, oil, gas, and water.

Participate in the design and implementation of:

  • World Class Maintenance principals and tools and implementation of the Gerflor Production System [ GPS] roll-out in the maintenance department, including work order system, CMMS stock control, and predictive maintenance programme
  • Maintenance Department, Continuous Improvements and KPIs.
  • Improved plant preventative maintenance programme and procedures
  • Planning and coordinating plant shutdown maintenance works, including plant modifications, new processes, and capex projects
  • Maintenance budgets forecasting and maintaining costs within planned targets
  • Problem solving, root cause analysis, and the implementation of corrective actions as part of plant-wide multidisciplinary teams such as Production, Quality, R&D, Engineering, etc.

If you are interested and would like to discuss further you can contact me directly on 01 4744652 - phughes@sigmar.ie 

Pamela Hughes - Manufacturing & Supply Chain Consultant at Sigmar. 

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