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Maintenance Leader

Job Title: Maintenance Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheshire
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Great Package
REF: BBBH14747_1714637679
Contact Name: Christine Edwards
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Job Published: 20 days ago

Job Description

Maintenance Leader

Chemical Manufacturing

Excellent Salary + Pension (matched up to 9%) + Bonus + Private Medical + Death in Service benefit

A new and exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Team Leader/Supervisor/Manager to join a leading chemical manufacturing company based in Cheshire as Site Maintenance Leader.

With a strong commitment to safety, quality, and innovation, the business is dedicated to delivering exceptional products and services to their customers.

Job Description:

Are you ready to take on a new challenge? We are currently seeking a highly skilled Maintenance Leader to join our team and lead a multi-disciplined maintenance team of up to 30 Technicians across a vast manufacturing facility.

If you have a background in chemical manufacturing or a similar process industry and a proven track record of leadership and technical expertise, we want to hear from you!

  • Lead and manage a multi-disciplined maintenance team to ensure maximum availability of plant and equipment across site
  • Monitor and analyse equipment performance, identify opportunities for improvement and work with Asset Engineers to implement corrective actions as necessary
  • Lead, motivate and develop the Technicians to meet operational KPI's and drive world class standards
  • Provide technical expertise and support to the team as required
  • Ensure compliance with all safety regulations and company policies
  • Manage budgets and resources effectively
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with internal stakeholders
  • Mentor and develop Technicians, ensure all relevant training is delivered in line with the multi-skilling program


  • Apprentice trained Engineer with a minimum of 5 years' experience in a maintenance leadership role (ideally HNC qualified)
  • Experience of managing a team in a chemical manufacturing or similar process environment
  • Good knowledge electrical and mechanical systems
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills
  • Sound knowledge of maintenance best practices and techniques
  • Experience utilising a CMMS system - SAP advantageous
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Pro-active mindset and excellent planning skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

Please note that calls to and from the offices of Morgan Ryder Associates Ltd. may be monitored or recorded. This is to ensure compliance with regulatory procedures, record business transactions and for training purposes.