Job Reference 14755
Job type Permanent
Location Westmeath
Salary € 40,000-60,000

The Role


The Maintenance Manager will lead the site maintenance function in providing both a reactive and proactive maintenance service on all operational equipment and facilities infrastructure. Responsible for ensuring that the facilities, layout and machinery run to their maximum efficiency and out-put; this includes but is not limited to; our TPM Programme “Total Preventative Maintenance” managing breakdowns of mechanical, electrical and robotic equipment.


Reporting to

This role will report into the Head of Engineering



• Reporting to the Group Head of Engineering, this role is responsible for managing a team of mechanical and electrical technicians to maintain the plant and equipment to optimum operational conditions across the site.

• People management to include recruitment, training and development, performance management, succession planning with support from the HR Team.

• Ensure site compliance with regulatory, customer, environmental, insurance and safety requirements. Address audit non-conformances.

• Management of engineering budget to include labour, spares, contractors, service contracts.

• Management and control of contractors on site to ensure environmental, health and safety compliance.

• Responsible for meeting predefined KPI targets with respect to maintenance downtime, maintenance performance and overall equipment effectiveness.

• Liaise with manufacturing on capital projects from specification stage through to commissioning.

• Ensure site documentation is accurate, timely and relevant.

The Person


• A third level engineering qualification or equivalent.

• 2+ years maintenance management experience in FMCG preferable.

• The individual most possess the ability to work unsupervised, with strong leadership skills.

• The successful candidate will possess strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, as well as having excellent interpersonal skills.

• Ability to read, understand and decipher technical information in determining applicability to business processes.

• Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbal with a variety of internal / external contacts.

• Strong business knowledge and ability to interface with the manufacturing organization.

• Ability to apply Engineering principles in practical application.

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