Maintenance Manager

  • Location
    Whitehaven, Cumbria
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Industrial & Manufacturing
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference
    JN-112020-153321

We are looking to recruit a Maintenance Manager for a Manufacturing employer of choice in West Cumbria. The successful candidate will drive forward, improve and manage all maintenance aspects of the business. Be a member of the middle management team and provide statistical, measurement and maintenance performance information as well as playing a key role in supporting and achieving the overall business objectives.



They will set clear objectives and strategies for reportees and support them towards their individual and collective targets. Maintain excellent factory and inter departmental relationships and ensure that maintenance targets are met and costs controlled within budget. Provide an on time service of acceptable quality standard as determined by customer and business demands. Ensure robust procedures are in place and adhered to. Enforce the company, Environmental Agency and HSE, Health and Safety, Insurers and other statutory authority Policies in the factory environment ensuring the business remains compliant with all statutory obligations under your responsibility



Set an example to other employees in terms of high personnel practices and ethics.



Main Duties




  • Drive the achievement of efficient performance of the maintenance department

  • Develop and manage the preventative maintenance system and support budget adherence to provide machine reliability

  • Enforce company standards and discipline

  • Personally handle complex issues raised. Advise fellow managers accordingly

  • Advise Senior Management on production requirements and capital investments

  • Monitor and record resource and energy consumption data and statistics

  • Support the plan of work load and set priorities for maintenance and contract personnel

  • Ensure maintenance knowledge of the department is of the highest standard

  • Ensure a zero tolerance to unsafe practices is enforced

  • Maintain housekeeping standards of the highest level

  • Ensure excellent maintenance relations and efficient supplier relationships

  • Support selected suppliers to ensure best technical and quality performance

  • Bring together and manage multi-functional teams to ensure role objectives are fulfilled

  • Facilitate communication and share best practice with other sites and Group functions

  • Contribute ideas/vision to enhance the efficiency of the business

  • Ensure that daily, weekly, monthly and annual targets are achieved

  • Record and manage departmental holiday and absence recording and planning

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Jodie Law