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Maintenance and Reliability Manager
c£68k - £75k neg dep exp + exceptional benefits package

Location: Able to be based in either Wolverhampton or Rotherham

Description: Proactive Maintenance and Reliability Manager required to oversee all aspects of continuous improvement along with a significant 5 year plant upgrade and all associated commercial aspects.

Our client is part of as multi-billion-pound global organisation employing more than 70,000 staff in more than 100 countries and are recognised market leaders in their niche manufacturing sector. As a result of continued success an ongoing programme of strategic growth for 2024 and beyond, they are now seeking to recruit an experienced Maintenance and Reliability Manager to complement their established and professional team based in either the West Midlands or Rotherham areas of the UK.

Working in the Packaged Gas & Products Operations division, you will be tasked with driving improvements in the  reliability of all production and cylinder testing site assets in order to ensure they meet legislative and customer requirements whilst positively impacting profitability, and you will be directly responsible for leading a 5-year production and cylinder testing site plant upgrade investment strategy including site infrastructure, supporting business case development and submissions to approval.

Able to both understand and implement global best practices, covering reliability improvement and maintenance optimisation strategies, you will provide functional leadership to a national team of multidisciplinary maintenance technicians across multiple cylinder filling and testing sites aligning their individual and team performance with the strategic goals of the business.

You will provide operational guidance and support to operations field plant maintenance resources in order to enable the timely resolution of day to day issues and allow production and cylinder testing sites to operate at maximum reliability, efficiency and plant range with minimised loss, and will lead the overall annual plant maintenance budgeting process for sites in consultation with the Area Managers.

Additionally you will be responsible for the development and sustainment of a culture of continuous improvement, seeking to deliver year on year efficiencies more than 5% of cost stack and both identifying and delivering productivity and continuous improvement opportunities through (but not limited to) plant operations, maintenance effectiveness, equipment supplier performance and energy efficiency, reporting regularly to ensure other sites benefit from improved efficiencies that can be implemented across other locations and environments.

To be considered for this extremely varied and challenging role it is envisaged that the successful candidate will be degree qualified or above in a relevant engineering discipline (such as mechanical, chemical, electrical or instrumentation) and able to demonstrate exhaustive knowledge of plant equipment and maintenance processes, with proven success and experience in plant performance analysis with the ability to use this experience to drive effective decision making focused on continuous improvements. You will essentially possess excellent financial acumen skills to allow budget setting and investment case creation and commercialisation, along with effective communication and influencing skills at all levels, as the role will require regular contact with internal and external customers, contractors, suppliers and statutory inspection bodies.

Contact the Maintenance Team at Premier Technical Recruitment on 01827 68400 or email your cv in confidence to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details.


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