Maintenance Manager S011132

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JOB TITLE:Maintenance Manager S011132
REF NUMBER:Maintenance Manager S011132

Job Title: Maintenance Manager

Salary: Competitive

Location: Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan

Job Type: Permanent

Ref: S011132

Benefits & Perks: Fantastic suite of benefits included in package

RecruitmentPlus on behalf of our client are keen to speak with experienced Maintenance Managers for a great role now available near Carrickmacross in Co. Monaghan.

The Maintenance Manager will be responsible for managing the maintenance team, to include employee and contractor scheduling and the execution of corrective work and preventative maintenance. This role works closely with other manufacturing departments to help meet production goals, minimize equipment downtime, support process improvements, and enhance the performance of company equipment in a safe manner.

This successful company is part of a worldwide group with a long history of manufacturing in Co. Monaghan. Recognised as a specialist and a world leader, the group creates, manufactures and markets innovative, design-led and eco-responsible products. Although well-established across the globe, they are continuously developing activities in new markets.


  • Engineer degree or equivalent

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment in a Maintenance role.

  • Proven technical knowledge across all areas of the maintenance spectrum in a manufacturing environment ie. Mechanical, Industrial Electrical & Automation Systems, Work Scheduling, People Management, Sourcing of Spare parts, Budgeting and Cost Management

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Full responsibility and accountability for the maintenance department

  • 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 contribute to the overall performance of the team, and to support a dynamic and innovative development of the factory

  • To guide and help these craftsmen in their work quality, and assist them in problem solving and breakdown solutions, and improvements

  • Lead, motivate and develop a Lean approach of the team for the implementation of these goals

  • Coordination of maintenance staff holidays, overtime, attendance, and general performance

  • Maintenance schedule planning

  • Management of spare parts stock control, parts ordering including sourcing of better or cheaper parts and suppliers, and the respect of department budgets

  • 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

  • Proposing and implementing new productivity and cost reduction initiatives to improve production equipment performance, cost effectiveness, and maintenance expenditure optimisation

  • 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 improved work order systems, CMMS, stock control, and predictive maintenance programme

  • Maintenance Department, Continuous Improvements Programmes, and KPIs.

  • Enhancement of 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 have the relevant qualifications and experience and are interested in this position, please apply now and Ciara who is based in our Northeast office will be in contact if you are suitable.


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