Maintenance Manager

Blackbook Executive

This is a great opportunity join a well known manufacturing business based in South East Melbourne.

  • Join an investing manufacturing business with a strong reputation
  • Focus on driving preventative maintenance
  • Excellent long term career opportunities and succession planning
The Company

This manufacturing business has delivered excellent results through a strong focus on reducing cost with improved processes to supply customers with their premium product.  To continue developing in this area and keep delivering great results, they are now recruiting for a Maintenance Manager to join their site in South East Melbourne.

The role

Reporting into the COO, your responsibilities will include;
  • Lead and develop the maintenance strategies and team within the plant, ensuring KPI’s around; OEE, machine reliability, uptime, stoppages and OH&S are adhered to.
  • Deliver reactive and preventative maintenance support to ensure plant has minimal lost time due to mechanical failures/faults.
  • Support the business to achieve its operational and strategic goals through asset management. 
  • Developing the maintenance team in fault finding techniques, RCA, Fishbone Diagrams and other methodologies to facilitate a thorough and proactive maintenance culture.
  • Building cross collaboration between Maintenance and Production, this also includes upskilling of production staff to attend to minor maintenance tasks.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate the activities of the maintenance teams to improve uptime across the plant.
Your background

In order to be successful in this role, you will be:
  • A degree/ trade qualified Mechanical or Electrical (or dual trade) engineer (or similar).
  • Must have experience working within fast paced manufacturing sector, ideally within the FMCG space with MEX CMMS system. 
  • Extensive experience developing and implementing maintenance strategies to bring about a proactive and preventative maintenance culture.
  • Strong understanding of Root Cause Analysis techniques, as well as CI methodologies, including; 5S, Lean and/or Six Sigma.
  • You will be a strong communicator, both verbal and written with excellent problem solving abilities.

What's on offer?

In return you will be given the opportunity to work in a leading business who are continuing to invest across the site.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further you can contact Chade Love at Blackbook Executive on (03) 9823 7405.