Maintenance Manager

  • £40000 - £50000 per annum
  • Posted: 06/10/2017
  • Wellingborough
  • Job Ref: 025418328
  • Permanent

Job Details

Due to exponential growth, a global automotive company with a new manufacturing site under construction, is currently seeking a Maintenance Manager to be responsible for establishing all new facilities, plant and automation for a complex production line.

Maintenance Manager
(Green field site - Automotive/ automated production line including facilities)
Location: Northamptonshire
Salary: c£50000

Reporting to the Production Engineering Manager, this is a key opportunity to help develop and influence a growing business in the UK and also work on future powertrain technologies applicable to major OEM's. The Maintenance Manager will have considerable autonomy to deliver a project with support from a team of highly skilled engineers

o Specification and commissioning of facilities and production equipment for a new manufacturing plant to include power requirements, hydraulics, pneumatics, automation & controls
o Prepare costings for new capital equipment and conversion of existing facilities and machines
o Establish preventive maintenance of production equipment and spares requirement planning
o Attends to breakdowns, diagnoses faults, and oversees equipment improvements and time-critical repairs
o Recruit, train and manage a team of maintenance personnel
o Assists Facilities, Quality and Manufacturing Engineering on problem identification, trouble shooting and equipment issue resolution and repair
o Oversees spare parts inventory (including budget) and establish a computerised maintenance management system

Skills and Experience Required:
Applications are sought from experienced Maintenance Managers or Supervisors who are interested in setting up a new manufacturing facility and production line to produce complex automotive components.
o Apprentice trained/ HNC/ Degree education in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering
o Experience of automated production lines to assembly complex components, ideally automotive related
o Supervisory experience for a team of multi skilled maintenance technicians including skills development and training
o Contractor Management - Health & Safety, Permits to Work, Risk Assessments and Method Statements
o Maintenance Reliability Engineering - setting up preventative and predictive preventative systems and drive KPIs to manage OEE and machine downtime
o Expertise in electrical ( 3 phase ), hydraulics, pneumatics and PLC/ automation control systems essential incorporating both production machinery and plant facilities management
o Budget responsibility
o IT literate; SAP knowledge desirable
o Knowledge of automotive quality systems - TS16949, APQP, FMEA

What's on Offer:
The opportunity to shape and be a instrumental in the success of an expanding business opening a new factory with significant investment in manufacturing processes to meet the demands of the current growth within the European automotive sector.
In return our client is offering a very attractive salary and benefits package. More importantly they invest in their own employees offering clear opportunities for personal and career development.

Please apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion

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