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Salary: £55,000 – £60,000

Type: Permanent

Location: Near Ponterfract


Our client is a renowned global manufacturer with a solid reputation for excellence and being recognised as an outstanding employer.

They now require a Maintenance Manager, in a newly created role to drive their performance-focused engineering strategy at their site. The successful candidate will lead the reactive maintenance efforts to ensure all plant and equipment operate at peak performance by maximising asset availability. This role will be pivotal in enhancing and implementing the site safe systems of work policy and process, guiding the engineering team with a strong emphasis on safety in every aspect of the operations.

With significant investment being made across the business, this is a great time to be joining the team!


  • Competitive salary £55,000 – £60,000 depending on experience
  • Generous employer pension contribution at 12%
  • Enjoy 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Comprehensive Life Assurance coverage
  • Access to Private Medical cover for peace of mind
  • Fully funded training and qualification opportunities to fuel your professional growth


  • Lead, motivate, and develop team members through core values, performance management, and training solutions.
  • Enhance business performance by partnering with key stakeholders.
  • Align the site’s asset care strategy with HSE roadmap for machinery safety compliance.
  • Lead daily operational review meetings, fostering continuous improvement.
  • Provide efficient service to all engineering requests, including site services and facilities.
  • Make financially sound decisions based on cost allocation, avoidance, and benefits.
  • Manage cost allocation and labour budget within the area of responsibility.
  • Collaborate with the Development Maintenance Manager to align the asset care strategy.


  • Proven experience as a Maintenance Manager or similar in fast-paced manufacturing
  • Engineering qualification HNC or Degree level
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement, and TPM
  • Operational and financial understanding, budget control
  • Successful capital project implementation, project management skills
  • Familiarity with equipment, suppliers, and services
  • Engineering Planned Maintenance Systems
  • Meeting, negotiation, and presentation skills
  • Project management
  • IT proficiency, MS Office suite, in house systems
  • Time management and planning
  • Coaching skills

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Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants.

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