Maintenance Manager (Manufacturing)


Our client, a well-established Manufacturing Company is currently recruiting for a Maintenance Manager. The chosen candidate will be responsible for the management of a technical team composed of a Technical Trade Leader and technicians that will be working within the facility. 

  • Assist the Packaging Manager to develop, design and integrate new packaging technologies and other improvements in the various processes s/he is responsible for;
  • Be responsible for a Maintenance team and their development;
  • Coach and develop the department's technical staff and manage their performance against set objectives;
  • Manage staff through the Human Resources Information System and roster staff according to established company procedures;
  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement with all team members, which includes due consideration to product and process quality and cost reduction;
  • Manage the implementation of the preventive maintenance programme throughout the Packaging plant.  Schedule the relevant preventive maintenance tasks and assign their implementation to the team. 
  • Manage all spare parts for the different plants and equipment on the company's ERP system to ensure availability of critical parts;
  • Organise immediate trouble-shooting and repairs in the case of plant breakdown, according to lean principles with the objective of minimizing down-time.
  • Ensure that all works are carried out in line with the company's OHS, Hygiene, Quality and Food Safety Standard.
  • In liaison with Packaging Manager ensure that the maintenance program is maintained by exploiting line availability.;
  • Monitor process, production data and utilities consumption trends regularly to identity the need for corrective and preventive maintenance.;
  • Manage risk assessment reports and take any other necessary measures to ensure health and safety of subordinates or that of other employees;
  • Be available outside normal working hours to assist and advise in the event of equipment breakdown and ensure that process down-time is kept to a minimum.

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • Maintenance experience in electrical and mechanical installations as well as manufacturing process automation
  • Project management experience
  • Good organisational and decision-making skills, including the ability to plan, organise, and schedule the work of others
  • Strong leadership skills to provide technical direction to team members as well as external contractors
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Maltese and/or English
  • Based in Malta

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering (Electrical / Mechanical)
  • 3-5 years' experience at a leadership level in a technical environment, preferably Manufacturing

Job Reference: YQ631

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  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Experienced (3 years +)
  • Employer industry
  • Languages
    English, Maltese

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