Maintenance Manager- Manufacturing at Ital Global – May 2024

Maintenance Manager- Manufacturing

About the Client:

  • Our client is a leading innovative construction solutions provider in East Africa who has a proven track record of performance driven by solid knowledge and experience in the construction industry and is seeking to recruit a dedicated Maintenance Manager to oversee all aspects of maintenance operations at their company.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive maintenance schedule for all equipment and machinery.
  • Coordinate with production and other departments to minimize downtime and optimize maintenance activities.
  • Regularly inspect the facility to identify areas requiring maintenance or repairs.
  • Lead and supervise maintenance staff, ensuring adherence to safety protocols and best practices.
  • Provide training and guidance to maintenance personnel to enhance their skills and efficiency.
  • Coordinate with external contractors for specialized maintenance services and repairs.
  • Ensure timely completion of maintenance projects within budgetary constraints
  • Act as a liaison between management and the maintenance team to address concerns and resolve issues promptly.
  • Communicate maintenance priorities and updates to relevant stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with management to develop the annual maintenance budget.
  • Monitor and control maintenance expenditures to ensure cost-effectiveness and alignment with financial goals.
  • Recruit, train, and onboard maintenance personnel to meet operational needs.
  • Negotiate contracts with vendors and suppliers for equipment, spare parts, and maintenance services.
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, including equipment performance data, maintenance logs, and compliance documentation.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and implement initiatives to enhance maintenance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant safety regulations, environmental standards, and company policies in all maintenance activities.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
  • Proven experience 5plus years in maintenance management, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong technical knowledge of mechanical systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, and electrical systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement maintenance strategies to improve equipment reliability and minimize downtime.
  • Proficiency in maintenance management software and computer-aided design (CAD) tools.
  • Knowledge of safety regulations, environmental standards, and best practices in maintenance operations.
  • Competencies and Skills
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking
  • Good Organizational skills
  • Problem-Solving skills
  • Attention to details
  • Budget Management skills

Submit Your Application

Interested applicants should send their detailed CVs and cover letters quoting the job title:


as subject to reach us not later than 24th May 2024 to [email protected]. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basi

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