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Maintenance Manager

07/12/23 Waterford Neg

Permanent full-time

We have an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Manager to join our client, a well established FMCG company based in Waterford.


Reporting to the Operations Manager, this role will be responsible for managing a team of maintenance staff and ensuring the site is fully supported through its efficient management of the engineering function.


Full-Time, Permanent Position.

Mon - Fri, 40 hour working week.

Excellent salary on offer.

Pension, Laptop and Phone.

20 days Annual Leave.



  • Drive and achieve the key business objectives and performance targets set by the company for the Maintenance Department.
  • Monitor and manage maintenance costs within budgetary limits, following company policies and procedures.
  • Provide strong leadership to the site engineering team by guiding engineers during breakdowns and overseeing urgent repairs.
  • Efficiently manage the day-to-day operations of the Maintenance team.
  • Plan and respond to scheduled and unforeseen work, ensuring the engineering team has the necessary skills to meet requirements.
  • Effectively utilise internal and external resources to handle on-site situations based on their capabilities and expertise.
  • Oversee third-party site contracts, coordinating with relevant Key Stakeholders to manage costs, service level agreements (SLAs), and contractor satisfaction.
  • Develop proactive maintenance strategies to enhance overall reliability of the plant, personnel, and production processes.
  • Encourage initiatives that support the motivation, training, development, and deployment of maintenance employees.
  • Manage and maintain all Site Utilities (Electricity, Water, Air, Refrigeration, etc.) by leveraging the site Engineering team and external contracts as needed to ensure uninterrupted and high-quality services.



  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a Mechanical, Automation & Maintenance Fitter (MAMF) after completing an apprenticeship, showcasing strong proficiency in the field.
  • Possess excellent organisational competencies and project management skills to efficiently oversee projects, processes, and the Maintenance Team as a whole.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to handle multiple tasks and excel in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines.
  • Willingness to travel to various sites within the Republic of Ireland and the UK (approx once per month).
  • Problem-solving skills to identify and resolve maintenance issues promptly and efficiently.
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations and the ability to enforce them within the Maintenance Team.


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Please apply by sending your CV to Lisa O' Connor at or call for more information.

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