Maintenance Manager : Stonehouse

Stonehouse, England
03 May 2019
11 Jul 2019
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
As the Maintenance Manager within our NOV Stonehouse site you will plan (PPM) schedule, supervise, and perform the day-to-day general maintenance and repair of the plant machinery, tools and equipment; ensuring all equipment remains in proper working order and in compliance with standard operating procedures and safety standards. You will focus on using best business practice to improve efficiency, by reducing operating costs while increasing productivity within the plant, forecasting correctly and fulfilling the need for new equipment when required. As the Maintenance Manager you will perform regular audits and inspections of the facility in line with HSE requirements and efficiency. You will lead and train your maintenance team bringing team members up to date with current methods and programs in preparation of handling any eventuality and regularly evaluate performance, making recommendations on training and development required.


  • Assessing legislative requirements applicable to operations and where appropriate implement policies and procedures to ensure effective maintenance programs
  • Engage in improvement projects, often requiring reaching out to a variety of support teams, and drive them from conception to completion
  • Plan and implement preventative maintenance programs and schedules in conjunction with maintenance staff (PPM)
  • Review production, quality control, and maintenance reports and statistics to plan and modify maintenance activities (smoothing the PM workload)
  • Plans, develops, and implements new methods and procedures designed to improve operations, minimize operating costs, and effect greater utilization of labor and materials
  • Maintain a record of all the day-to-day maintenance and service activities undertaken in and around the plant
  • Respond to emergency calls for maintenance and facilities related issues and co-ordinate the activities of the emergency response team
  • Coordinate with external contractors to perform activities, repairs, and preventive maintenance on equipment
  • Collaborates with management, engineering, quality control and HSE personnel to resolve maintenance problems and recommend measures to improve operations and conditions of machines and equipment
  • Project management and supervising and coordinating work of contractors
  • Use performance management techniques to monitor and demonstrate achievement of agreed service levels and to lead on improvement
  • Liaise closely with other operational teams to ensure continuous improvement of all systems and processes.
  • Keep up to date with new legislation and maintaining a working knowledge of all Health and Safety legislation and any developments that affect our industry
  • Monitor and analyse technical and legal standards
  • Advise on the maintenance and upkeep of range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery
  • Manage a multi-disciplinary team covering all aspects of maintenance and facilities related work
  • Manage the sites apprenticeship program
  • Create development and contingency plans for key site equipment
  • Develop the sites computerized maintenance management system to support the PM program, the generation of KPI's and Continuous Improvement.




  • Able to understand the business needs and drivers
  • Anticipates the impact of change and rises to the challenge, with the ability to accept risk and uncertainty


  • Be willing to provide colleagues with the information they need to complete their tasks and eliminate roadblocks
  • Will set clear, stretching goals and assign responsibilities that bring out the best work from people
  • Able to define, work within and improve business processes based on immediate and future business needs


  • Can be counted on to take personal responsibility in challenging situations and be willing to engage in disputes in order to settle them equitably
  • Can identify the skills required by the business and hire effectively

Energy and Drive

  • Will dependably achieve what he or she sets out to do, and expects others to do likewise

Personal and Interpersonal

  • Firm and diplomatic when negotiating
  • Able to motivate a wide range of individuals, including direct reports, team members, and project members





HNC or HND in mechanical engineering or electrical engineering. HSE Knowledge. 5s, NEBOSH, IOSH Certificate.


Working in a similar discipline with relevant experience.

Skills, training or special knowledge

CNC controls, Furnace controls,

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