Maintenance Manager

North South Wales
May 28, 2024
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Join a local manufacturer-100% Australian-owned with over 50 years’ experience in Sydney.

Your new company

Join a renowned manufacturer of building materials, celebrated for its industry leadership. Situated in the Southern Sydney region, this company boasts an excellent production facility and a vibrant company culture.

Your new role

In this role, you will head up the maintenance operations, shaping policies, systems, processes, and metrics, and orchestrating engineering and maintenance projects throughout the company.

Responsibilities include:

  • Championing safety aspects and actively utilising the safety connections system
  • Meeting safety connection KPIs (e.g., Critical risk surveys, toolbox talks, safety walks)
  • Guiding and prioritising the activities of the site engineering team to optimise technical resources
  • Scoping, designing, and costing engineering projects, including capital submissions
  • Identifying process improvement opportunities through new capital works, modifications to existing designs and processes, enhanced production techniques, and the development of suitable test procedures
  • Supervising the maintenance team of fitters, electricians, and contractors to ensure the repair of all site facilities and operating equipment, delivering a reliable plant operating within control
  • Troubleshooting equipment breakdowns to identify immediate and root causes of failures
  • Reducing maintenance costs through the effective implementation of a preventative and planned maintenance program and supervision of maintenance staff and contractors
  • Accurately determining reasons for failure and suggesting design and/or system modifications if required
  • Developing SOPs for common maintenance tasks and ensuring training to follow these procedures is in place
  • Actively promoting all aspects of Quality & Environment
  • Meeting KPIs for Quality targets

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Minimum trade qualifications Fitter/Electrician
  • Maintenance management experience, with a focus on implementing new CMMS systems and PMs
  • Proven experience in a management role, organisational competencies, and project management skills
  • An analytical and mathematical mind, capable of evaluating and solving various complex problems
  • Leadership skills necessary to manage and develop a team
  • A self-motivated attitude with the ability to multitask and thrive in a timeline-driven environment
  • Ability to work individually or as part of a team

What you’ll get in return

  • Permanent position
  • $130,000 – $150,000 + Super
  • Opportunity to work with a large manufacturing company
  • Career development and further training
  • A great working culture and maintenance team

What you need to do now

If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to this role, or send a copy of your resume in word format to

If this job isn’t quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact me for a confidential discussion about your career.

Sean Robb – Hays Manufacturing & Operations – 0402 755 958

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