Maintenance Manager

  • Food Ingredient Production Plant
  • Emmerich, Germany
  • €120,000 to €150,000 + Bonus + Benefits
  • JOB-3411 TSE

A leading supplier of added value ingredients for the food & beverage industry is looking to appoint a Maintenance Manager to coordinate preventative and curative activities on all industrial equipment, ensuring optimum performance and eliminating production stops.

The Position:

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the successful candidate will:

  • Establish the annual plan for food safety and failure reduction
  • Define and ensure compliance with preventative maintenance plans
  • Respond to requests for curative maintenance actions in the shortest time
  • Identify hazards that might risk the health of consumers by defining control measures
  • Ensure the monitoring of both internal and external audits
  • Define the annual maintenance budget and manage monthly expenses to meet budget
  • Monitor the implementation of new equipment projects
  • Ensure the technical training of employees on new equipment

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate:

  • A proven track record of plant maintenance leadership within the food & beverage production industry / supply chain
  • Recognised engineering qualifications, ideally in mechanical or electrical engineering
  • A thorough understanding of food safety legislation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous experience of implementing and monitoring Continuous Improvement programmes in a production environment