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Maintenance Manager

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Job Introduction

Are you an experienced Maintenance Manager with a mechanical bias looking for your next role?  Then read on as we may just have the role for you……

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer.

We are currently looking for a Maintenance Manager to join and lead our friendly team based at our Mountsorrel Quarry, near Loughborough in Leicestershire. This role is commutable from Loughborough, Leicester, Melton Mowbray, Grantham, Coventry, Birmingham, Derby, Nottingham, Tamworth, Lichfield and the surrounding areas.

Here at Tarmac, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

The Maintenance Manager will work closely with the others within the management team for the development and delivery of the strategic engineering plan throughout the quarry and operational production. You will lead maintenance and engineering activity, have the ability to problem solve, innovate, and drive plant performance to high levels. You will lead, coach and mentor your team ensuring that the department exceeds expected levels of performance, provides high plant availability and excellent levels of support for the operational teams.

You will oversee all maintenance and engineering activity including Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), defect and risk management, breakdowns, Root Cause Analysis (RCA), and project engineering work. Your responsibilities will include (not exhaustive):

  • Have a proven track record of successful people management, management of engineering operations, delivering large scale CAPEX projects and managing large budgets
  • Promoting the maintenance management system, ensuring the application of maintenance procedures, methods and best practices
  • Assisting the Engineering department in achieving its budget targets through the efficient use of materials and replacement parts
  • Developing and improving the knowledge and skills of all engineers, fitters and apprentices
  • Maintaining Health and Safety rules and regulations and ensure all Safe Systems of Work are signed off and complied with leading towards a target of zero harm for personnel and contractors
  • Lead, manage and develop a team of 50+ staff, optimising engagement, and overall team performance
  • Lead in resolving complex technical issues or failures as they arise whether directly or by operational teams
  • Continuous review of plant availability, and department performance, Identifying gaps, root causes and subsequent improvement activity
  • Manage and develop third party relationships, ensuring effective service contracts are in place and demonstrate best value
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders

The Ideal Candidate

The successful applicant in the role of Maintenance Manager will be instrumental in the future development and support of the engineering culture to achieve the benefits available through continuous improvement strategy. You will have experience as an Engineering Manager / Maintenance Manager within a similar heavy manufacturing industry and line management experience will be essential.

Maintenance Manager - Qualifications/Requirements/Capabilities:

  • ESSENTIAL - HNC/HND in a role related discipline along with a recognised apprenticeship, BEng or MEng would prove highly beneficial
  • ESSENTIAL - Mechanical, Pneumatic and Hydraulic systems knowledge, with an understanding of electrical systems
  • Challenge people, hold them accountable for job completion and quality of completion
  • Computer literate - familiarity with computer software (word, excel, etc)
  • Good communication skills, with a positive, proactive can - do attitude to your team and others
  • Continuous Improvement techniques, Lean methodology, Six Sigma and FMEA
  • Root Cause Analysis investigative methods
  • Project Management experience

Why Us

In the role of Maintenance Manager we additionally offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Bonus scheme 
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement 
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities (employee networks) we currently have nine communities inc. (REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & Carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female Voice, and Menopause
  • Training and development opportunities 

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future? 

Tarmac is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

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Tarmac Trading Limited

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