Maintenance Manager

Location:
Wellesley, Western Australia, Australia
Job classification
Full Time
Posting date
Posting ID
REQ-26372

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Job Description

The Position

The Maintenance Manager is responsible for enabling the safe and reliable operation of all mechanical and electrical equipment, through the application of world-class maintenance principles and practices, directing the maintenance and reliability teams to deliver world class asset care outcomes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the maintenance and reliability teams to zero injuries and zero major incidents.

  • Observe employee work practices and equipment, ensuring that safety is the highest priority

  • Remedy unsafe conditions and conduct safety meetings each month with department personnel.

  • Responsible for the maintenance and reliability of plant equipment and facilities.

  • Develop and implement the plant mechanical integrity program.

  • Work closely with production personnel so that proper scheduling of maintenance work meets the demands of maintaining an efficient operation.

  • Train and develop maintenance personnel in the safest and most economical methods of doing their work and to continuously improve their skills.

  • Define maintenance objectives and develop departmental budget to attain objectives.

  • Measure, monitor, track and report Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to ensure attainment of maintenance objectives.  Use KPI’s to set and achieve Improvement objectives.

  • Implement preventative / predictive maintenance through maintenance software for the issuance and carrying out of work orders.

Work Experience / Technical Skill Requirements

  • Self-motivated, organised, trustworthy, empathetic and optimistic leader who has the ability to inspire and empower the maintenance and reliability teams.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a positive attitude. 

  • Strong technical and problem solving skills in mechanical design, root cause failure analysist and maintenance

  • The ability to share information, ideas and experiences to build a strong knowledge base within the team

  • Motivational skills;  the ability to influence and manage change and work collaboratively within the Operations team

  • The ability to drive positive change, whilst be open to new ideas and technologies and implement innovative solutions.

Education / Qualification Requirements

  • BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred, but other engineering degree with appropriate experience will be considered.

  • Ten or more years of experience in maintenance management or maintenance engineering.

  • Experience across both Greenfields and Operations highly advantageous.

  • Previous experience in the processing industry preferred but not required

We are partners to one another in pioneering new ways to be better for ourselves, our teams, and our communities. When you join Albemarle, you become our most essential element and you can anticipate competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and resources that foster your well-being and fuel your personal growth. Help us shape the future, build with purpose and grow together.

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