Job Reference 14821
Job type Permanent
Location Co Monaghan
Salary € 40,000-60,000

The Role

Maintenance Manager

Co. Monaghan

Salary: €50,000 - €60,000 

Permanent Role

The Maintenance Manager is responsible for the maintenance team including establishing employee and contractor scheduling, managing the execution of corrective work and preventative maintenance.  They will work closely with other manufacturing departments to help meet production goals, reduce mechanical downtime, support process improvements and enhance the performance of company equipment in a safe manner.

Reporting to:

The Engineering Manager

The Person


  • Ensuring plant site, buildings, machinery, and services, are maintained in optimum condition to meet the targets of the factory, maximizing up-time 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
  • Maintenance schedule planning
  • 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 optimization
  • Forecast, monitor, and drive energy efficiency in the consumption of electricity, oil, gas, and water


  • Engineering degree or equivalent
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment in a Maintenance role
  • Technical knowledge across all areas of the maintenance spectrum
  • Management & team work


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