Maintenance Manager

The Advocate Group
North West England
Closing date
20 Sep 2019

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Blackpool, Blackburn, Bolton, North West England
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Are you an experienced Maintenance Manager, who thrives in a truly fast paced organisation? Do you have experience managing a team of Engineers in the food or consumer product sector? If so, please read on!

A fast-paced FMCG business, they supply most of the major retailers alongside food service, wholesalers and independents.

The Role:

The main purpose of the role is to provide organisation and management of the Maintenance team, with involvement and leadership of CAPEX projects within the business as required.

  • Responsible for recruitment, management and upskilling of Maintenance Engineers
  • Support production with troubleshooting
  • Introduce efficient PPM and spares processes
  • Improve efficiencies of lines and manufacturing processes
  • Organise and maintain team meetings and toolbox talks
  • Develop and support team members, aid staff communication, training and progression
  • Responsible for Health, Safety and Environmental activities within the Engineering Maintenance team

The Candidate:

  • You will have experience within a Maintenance or Engineering Management position, within the FMCG sector
  • Be proactive and enthusiastic, willing to make and implement changes to improve processes across the business
  • Ability to effectively plan and organise team’s workload
  • Ability to work under pressure and using own initiative
  • Drive and embrace change, bringing new ideas to the senior leadership team
  • A can do attitude – willing to roll sleeves up and work hands on as required

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When it comes to finding the right fit for your professional needs, a unique approach gets results. That’s why the Advocate Group provides a bespoke service for every requirement.

We use discerning Search & Selection techniques, normally associated with executive roles, to all permanent and interim key hires and candidates.

We’re the business partner that elevates your workforce and career. Our clients see us as an integral part of their company, with over 90% coming back with repeat business.



We have extensive experience, gained nationally and globally. Our network of contacts and research executives keep us informed about the challenges facing your industry.

To supplement the expert insights you share with us, our consultants are skilled in shaping recruitment strategies right for you.

We specialise in:

  • FMCG
  • Consumer Durables
  • Manufacturing
  • Engineering
  • Distribution
  • Retail
  • Business Services
  • Financial Services
  • Technology


Contact Us
  • The Advocate Group
  • 1 St Peter's Square
  • Manchester,
  • M2 3DE
  • GB
  • 0161 639 0080 / 020 7871 8000
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