Maintenance Engineering Manager MEAS68252

Measham, Swadlincote
Competitive Salary
25 Jul 2018
22 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client has an extensive network of 18 manufacturing facilities in the UK, employing approximately 1,800 people.

They are a leading manufacturer of a diverse and trusted range of concrete and clay building products used extensively within the construction sector, with instantly recognisable brands such as Thermalite blocks, London Brick, Ecostock, Cradley, Formpave and Jetfloor, Bison Precast.

Their product range comprises of clay bricks, Thermalite blocks, aggregate blocks, Red Bank chimney, roofing and flue systems, precast concrete and flooring products and Formpave permeable paving.

They represent exactly what they do and have always done. Their purpose is to manufacture products that are the essential to the nation’s construction sector, helping their customers build with ease and confidence. Moreover, they continue to lead their industry in terms of standards and safety.

They are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual to join their team in Measham in the position of Maintenance Manager.

The Role

  • Responsible for maintaining and improving plant and equipment uptime in line with SQCDP
  • Deputises for Factory Engineering Manager in his absence

The Candidate

  • Plan, co-ordinate and manage site engineering and maintenance activities safely
  • Ensure that engineering contractors, suppliers, etc. that are engaged on engineering/maintenance tasks are compliant with HS&E expectations
  • Control and manage maintenance activities using preventive measures to minimise risk of downtime and ensuring rapid response and follow up to downtime causes (Root cause analysis)
  • Work with the Stores Manager to ensure maintenance spares are kept securely and in an orderly manner
  • Assist in equipment and plant development and improvement
  • Run and/or assist on Capex projects
  • Identify and deliver continuous improvement opportunities across engineering and maintenance
  • Ensure that site assets are operated efficiently and effectively and maintained to a high level
  • Communicate with other sites to share best practice
  • Management of people activities related to engineering and maintenance, applying company policy and best practice consistently, reasonably and fairly
  • Help to implement new and improved departmental practices
  • Ensure that the capabilities and competencies of your direct reports are maintained at a level that meets current and future operational needs
  • Ensure approach to own personal development ensures that the individual maintains their ability to meet the needs of the role


  • Apprenticeship in either electrical or mechanical engineering or Post Graduate with relevant experience.
  • Minimum: City and Guilds or NVQ level 3. Preferred: HNC/HND/Degree

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