Role details

Maintenance Manager

Barnsley   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Global Food Manufacturer
  • Proven Maintenance Manager

About Our Client

With a leading position in the global food manufacturing market, our client employs c7,000 people world-wide, with 700 in their flagship site in South Yorkshire.

Job Description

The Maintenance Manager will enjoy full autonomy for a pivotal business unit in one of the company's key sites. The proactive and forward thinking manager will be responsible for; leading a team to effectively deliver the plan, control of the budget and management of resources. They will be tasked with developing a lean culture and building relationships with the production teams whilst developing systems to be utilised business wide.

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Promotion, development and implementation of continuous improvement culture;
  • Control of engineering expenditure to comply with budget constraints;
  • Managing engineering improvement projects to deliver increase performance;
  • Supervise systems used for controlling contractors working on site;
  • Ensuring compliance with all statutory legislation;
  • Ensure an efficient fault response to internal customer with agreed deadlines;
  • Assist with forecast and control of annual budget expenditure;
  • Delivering personal and department KPI's.

The Successful Applicant

The successful Maintenance Manager will be able to demonstrate the ability to lead a team and drive an improvement culture, whilst ensuring that resources and budgets are managed efficiently.

Key characteristics:


  • Either an engineering qualification (HNDS/Beng) or a wealth of equivalent experience
  • First hand direct people management
  • Self assured and direct with the skills to challenge and influence at all levels of the business
  • Experience of change management including performance management
  • Competent in Microsoft Office, email, calendar and maintenance management systems.


  • Qualifications in management, lean / six sigma, health & safety;
  • Experience of lean implementation;
  • Blue chip manufacturing background.

What's on Offer

Competitive salary

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