Maintenance Manager

Location Dagenham
Job Type Permanent
Salary £55000 - 55000 per year Progression + Additional benefits
Contact Jordan Upton
Call 07773 208 421
Reference AW/MM/M

Job Title – Maintenance Manager

Location – Dagenham

Salary - £55,000

Hour of Work – 8am – 4pm (Monday to Friday)

The Company

Our client is one the fastest growing companies in Waste Management and Processing. With the pressure on all businesses and Local Authorities to recycle as much of the waste they produce as possible, the Recycling Industry has been booming.

As part of their continued growth, our client have been expanding their Engineering function to provide round the clock cover of their fully automated waste processing facility in Dagenham. Processing over 3000 tons of waste a week, their sortation lines can separate paper, cardboard, plastics, glass and metals completely autonomously thanks to the state of the art PLC Controlled plant.

Thanks to an internal restructures, they are now looking to recruit a Maintenance Manager to take over the day to day running of the Engineering team.

The Role

The Maintenance Manager will be responsible for overseeing all engineering activities on site, overseeing a team of 11 Maintenance Engineers. With business booming, the volume of waste needing to be processed on a daily basis is set to increase dramatically, so the plant needs to be running more efficiently. As such they will be looking for the successful candidate to improve the CMMS and efficiency to help not only manage daily and weekly PPMs, but allow the business to continue on a LEAN and Continuous Improvement Process to make the plant run as efficiently as possible.

The business knows this is not a task that will accomplished overnight and the Maintenance Manager will need to get stuck in and willing to drive change from them beginning to assist the Maintenance Team. Once the CMSS system is more established and working more smoothly. There it will be a case of identifying areas for improvement, tackling the tasks that will deliver the biggest gain either on efficiency, down time reduction, cost reduction or increase on processing speed.

The Candidate

The Business are looking for a Maintenance Manager who has experience managing a team of Engineers on a day to day basis, who either has experience, or is looking to gain experience, around CMS Management, LEAN and Continuous Improvement. Full training will be provided on the operation and running of the plant, plus guidance and mentoring from the existing Engineering Manager on LEAN and CI planning.

As a minimum the Maintenance Manager must have the following:

  • A recognised Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Qualification.
  • Man Management experience.
  • Experience maintaining Automated lines.

Ideally the client would like to see people who also have the following experience:

  • Management of a Computerised Maintenance System.
  • Budget Control.
  • Ordering of Spares and Parts.
  • LEAN and Continuous Improvement planning.