Maintenance Manager

An experienced / highly capable Maintenance Manager / Maintenance Engineering Manager required for our Tier 1-2 Automotive Manufacturing Plant with huge potential for change and future progression. Working out of our Leeds, West Yorkshire Plant, full relocation package available.

SALARY: up to £80,000

· Pension
· Additional Benefits

Relocation Package available if applicable

LOCATION: Leeds, West Yorkshire

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Manchester, Sheffield, Harrogate, Doncaster, Scunthorpe, Keighley, Blackburn.

JOB SPECIFICATION: Maintenance Manager : Tier 1/2 Automotive Manufacturing

Our West Yorkshire based manufacturing site produces materials that are used by the leading automotive manufacturing companies, worldwide. The plant is a critical element to a wider supply chain and the products it produces.

We are looking to recruit a Maintenance Manager / Engineering Manager experienced within world-class and lean manufacturing, who can work as part of a wider management team to drive improvements across the site to significantly improve plant reliability, availability and effectiveness.

Experience required:

We would be delighted to receive applications from individuals already working at Maintenance Manager / Engineering Manager level with in-depth experience of running effective maintenance, process engineering teams and the wider engineering functions for a continuous fast-moving manufacturing site.

REQUIREMENTS: Maintenance Manager : Tier 1/2 Automotive Manufacturing

It is essential you:
· Possess the necessary people skills and desire to implement and sustain change and working practices.
· Are an advocate of and hold a strong career record of working with World Class / Lean Manufacturing processes, such as Six sigma, Kaizen, 5s, MUDA (Waste reduction), Total Productive Maintenance.
· Regard yourself as a subject matter expert with modern maintenance practices such as Autonomous / Total Productive Maintenance.
· Are from a fast-moving manufacturing background, where urgency, quick decision making and pace are critical factors for success, such as food, FMCG, automotive manufacturing.
· Possess experience or working with and understand the engineering requirements of complex / continuous manufacturing processes.
· Have had to work with a wide range of manufacturing plant, possessing experience to overcome machinery obsolescence.
· Hold a Degree, HND level qualification or similar in engineering.


We are a Tier 1 / 2 automotive materials manufacturer, the Leeds site is a major link in our wider supply chain and supply products to major automotive manufacturers on a worldwide basis, growing in stature with an enviable reputation for quality and ingenuity.

Future Prospects:

We always recruit from within and support our management leadership team via our leadership development, which can lead your career to Site Manager and wider group management roles.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Maintenance Manager, Engineering Manager, Chief Engineer, Automotive Manufacturing Tier 1 / 2, Food Manufacturing, FMCG Manufacturing, TPM, Autonomous Maintenance, High reliability, TS16949, Lean, Continuous Improvement, Kaizen, 5S, Waste Reduction, Muda.

Interested? Please email our retained consultant Jason Cooper quoting Maintenance Manager : Tier 1/2 Automotive Manufacturing and reference JC15320 to Wallace Hind Selection. Tel: 0044 (0) 1604 683312.The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB.