Maintenance Manager

Are you passionate about Operational excellence and ensuring production output is maximised? Do you have a background in Engineering and are looking to take the next step in your career with a Global leader? If so, we may have just the role for you!

Full time
Cookstown, Northern Ireland
Attractive Salary & Comprehensive benefits

As Maintenance Manager you will ensure engineering operations are carried out in compliance with relevant standards and best practice, maintaining optimum plant availability and reliability. In addition, you will liaise with key suppliers and procurement to ensure the best value and control of annual plant shutdowns.

About Lafarge Cement
Lafarge Cement offers a wide variety of bulk and packed cementitious materials, produced at our cement plant in Cookstown, County Tyrone. A member of the LafargeHolcim Group, a leading supplier of traditional and sustainable construction materials to major building and construction customers, we’re committed to helping create a better built environment.

Why join Lafarge Cement
We are proud to be an industry leader in well-being, safety as well as environmental sustainability. Further to this, we are also committed to developing strong and positive relationships with the communities we live and work in.

What can we offer you
- A versatile and safety focused culture with our people at the heart of the business.
- First rate experience within a diverse and successful business.
- An excellent reward and benefits offering, recognising the contribution you bring.

About the role
You’ll be responsible for ensuring maximum availability of all mechanical and electrical equipment across the plant. In addition, you’ll need to ensure that corrective and preventive measures are in place to minimise downtime as well as maintaining strong budgetary controls.

Other key deliverables include:
- Develop a strong culture of safety leadership ensuring the team has a solid working knowledge of Safety Management Systems, relevant
legislation and regulations
- Leading, engaging and inspiring the team ensuring that competencies and skills are developed so everyone realises their potential
- Manage major corrective maintenance actions, critical spare part and annual plant shutdown programmes in coordination with Production
and Plant Manager
- Play a leading role in the sourcing and purchasing of CAPEX and 3rd party services.
- Establish on-site preventive maintenance plans and establish optimal stock levels of spare parts
- Define equipment and component replacement strategy based on systematic risk evaluation

About you
- A consistent and demonstrable track record of success working in a production environment
- Strong technical and leadership skills including the ability to build effective teams and develop team members
- Strong commercial acumen and understanding of working with significant budgets
- Robust planning and organisational skills
- An excellent communicator with the capability to influence at all levels

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

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