Head of Maintenance

Job Description

Head of Maintenance
Fermoy, Co Cork
Attractive salary

Head of Maintenance Management
Vanrath are recruiting for a Senior Maintenance Manager to join our manufacturing client that specialise in timber products in Ireland and mainland UK.

Reporting to the Site Manager, you will be responsible for all maintenance (mechanical and electrical) work, automation, site projects and maintenance systems within the factory.
Key duties

  • Lead the Maintenance management team as well as a team of fitters and electricians
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and team management skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience of asset Management, reliability, maintenance strategy, organisation and systems including planning, CMMS, preventive and condition-based maintenance.
  • Ensure the Maintenance function operates to the site required Health, Safety and Environmental standards.
  • Planning and developing PEMAC / CMMS systems
  • Delivery of KPIs: downtime, uptime, PM schedules and workflow
  • PEMAC / CMMS utilisation
  • Responsible for cost management in the maintenance and engineering functions
  • Developing Maintenance Lean Systems using tools and techniques to meet continuous improvement targets
  • Act as a key member of the Site Management Team involved in the strategic and day to day responsibilities of a modern high-performance facility


  • Qualification in Engineering - mechanical & electrical background, or related field or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Minimum 10 years' maintenance/engineering management experience is essential
  • Knowledge and experience to promote a safe working environment and ensure compliance
  • Strong leadership and people management skills

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Engineering/Manufacturing jobs in, please apply via the link below or contact Sophie Brown in the strictest confidence.