Maintenance Manager

Maintenance Manager

Maintenance Manager

Huddersfield, UK

Full-time, Permanent


Responsible for the performance of the maintenance function on-site as measured by core metrics of safety, performance & people management. Reporting to Site Manager with a 49% dotted line to Group Maintenance Manager.


  • Implementation of CPF Maintenance System to best practice standard, including 24/7 cover management
  • Leadership and development of Maintenance team in conjunction with Site Manager and HR Manager
  • Recruitment, Succession Planning and Skills development of the maintenance team.
  • Management of the maintenance budget spend on labour and materials.
  • Implementation of CPF Maintenance guiding principle by ensuring that “Equipment is always maintained to manufacturers delivered quality”.
  • Liaise with Ops team to ensure factory lay out and maintenance practices meet 5S standards to protect machinery from damage.
  • Use the total resources of the Site team to deliver a combined improvement in results.
  • Manage quality and safety of outside contractors while on site.
  • Liaise with Group Project Function on capital projects and ensure Maintenance requirements are tabled
  • Maintain three year rolling capital plan in conjunction with Group Projects Function.
  • Implement Continuous Improvement process in Maintenance function.


  • Continuous Improvement Initiatives (Price delivered)
  • Adherence to Lean Maintenance standards and Ethos – audit report
  • Quality -  Audit adherence to CPF Maintenance Manual - Manufacturers manual
  • Efficiency – OEE, Downtime, PM’s,
  • Safety – Maintenance Role in H&S metrics
  • Cost – Budget & Labour


  • Level 7 or equivalent qualification in Engineering is a requirement.
  • Experience of managing and leading a cross functional team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Level 7 or equivalent qualification in Engineering is a requirement.
  • Prior experience in the meat/ food industry would be very advantageous
  • Experience in CMMS system and interrogation.
  • HACCP Certification would be desirable
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office tools
  • CMMS interrogation.
  • Experience and/ or qualification in Lean Manufacturing principles would be a distinct advantage.


  • People Management
  • Building High Performance Teams
  • Creating Positive Relationships
  • Service Driven
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Fostering Innovation
  • Influencing

The Next Step:

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Ash Hearn, Talent Acquisition Partner, Next Generation Recruitment at [email protected] or alternatively give me a call on 01 649 8545 (DD) for more detail.

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