Maintenance Manager

Job Title: Maintenance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time
Location: SE Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: Stable business
Reference: BBBH16924_1542326220
Contact Name: Dale Young
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 16, 2018 01:13

Job Description

About the company

A progressive food manufacturing business supplying the Australian retail sector has an outstanding opportunity to join the operations leadership team. Based in Melbourne's South Eastern Suburbs, the business produces a variety of products in the fresh category at their highly automated manufacturing facility.

About the role

As the Maintenance Manager, you are accountable for the leadership of the maintenance trades group and delivery of the factory reliability strategy. The role includes direct responsibility for all site and factory equipment performance ensuring efficiency and reliability whilst mitigating unplanned downtime and plant failure. Additionally, the Maintenance Manager will provide leadership relating to plant improvements including new equipment selection or modifications, process improvement opportunities and ensuring a safety and quality focused workplace is maintained. With direct accountability for R&M budget including labour and spares, you will manage costs ensuring they remain in line with budgeted targets.

Skills & Experience

This role will ideally suit an experienced Maintenance Manager with highly developed leadership skills and sound commercial understanding of food manufacturing. Likely to be trade or degree qualified in a mechanical or electrical discipline, you will bring a strong technical skill set with the ability to lead problem solving initiatives and develop plant improvement projects from concept to delivery. To be successful, you will be a confident communicator providing the team with clear expectations on acceptable performance levels and opportunities for improvement.


This role offers a high calibre Maintenance Manager the opportunity to lead and develop a strong team of tradesman whilst making a big impact on the overall business performance. The organisation continues to grow with strong sustained performance over many years, providing a stable environment with long term career opportunities.

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Dale Young on (03) 8613 3503 for a confidential discussion quoting reference number D16924.

All direct applications or resumes received by our client from external parties will be referred to Six Degrees Executive as the exclusive recruitment partner on this assignment.