Maintenance Manager

Maintenance Manager

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UK Remote, United Kingdom.
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Kilcock, Ireland

The Company

As one of the global market leaders in the design, manufacture, installation, and service of automated material handling systems and related services, Vanderlande has an excellent reputation in the market for reliable project and service delivery, innovation, customer focus, and strong market awareness. Key markets include Airports, Warehousing, and Parcel solutions.

Vanderlande will have a strong strategic partnership with Musgrave at Kilcock, Ireland. The distribution centre has an automated materials handling system and runs 24/7 to support a network across Ireland. The site team provides 24/7 support to the operation to ensure high system availability and the fulfillment of customer orders.

Your Role

As a Maintenance Manager, you take an effect as a local ambassador of Vanderlande and will be responsible for a committed and competent service team on site. According to this, you will act as an important link between Vanderlande, our customer and suppliers.

You will be performing the following tasks:

  • General management of the local service team and responsible for the execution of the service contract including budget management and cost control

  • Single point of contact towards the customer for all operational and technical issues on site

  • Responsible for the continuous improvement of system performance and ways of working as well as learning continuously and developing professional potential and ability

  • Provide a safe working environment through championing and encouragement of a safety-first culture and ensure the team’s activities are carried out by Vanderlande’s SQE Management System

What we expect from you

You make an important contribution to customer satisfaction, whereby the continuity of the customer process is central. You therefore manage and improve our customer relations and have an enthusiastic and proactive attitude combined with a flexible mindset.

We expect the following from you:

  • Educated to at least an HNC level or equivalent in mechanical/mechatronic or electrical engineering and several years of proven experience in a similar position with management responsibility on-site, ideally in an environment of automated plants or a comparable industry

  • Strong hands-on mentality, passion and analytical ability to structure and lead the resolution of system-related problems combined with an engaging mindset with strong management and customer liaison skills

  • Relevant experience working with PLCs, Conveyor Systems, Lifting / Hoisting Equipment, Pneumatic / Hydraulic or network communications (Profibus, Fibre-Optics or Interbus)

  • An understanding of WCS/WMS and general knowledge of Health & Safety legislation

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills combined with a professional usage of MS Office

Our Offer

This challenging position offers the chance to contribute to the growth and profitability of Vanderlande Industries. We offer a full-time position in an informal, professional work and technical innovative environment with a lot of possibilities to develop yourself.

Besides your salary, we offer you the following:

  • 28 vacation days plus 8 bank holidays

  • Performance related pay

  • Bupa Medical Cover and YuLife 

  • Perkbox includes things such as free eye tests at Specsavers including discounts on Glasses, free cinema vouchers and a weekly free coffee from Nero or sausage roll at Greggs! Along with hundreds of savings on day to day shopping, trips etc.

  • A challenging work environment with lots of opportunities of career progression


If you want to take on this demanding challenge in a dynamic environment, apply now by filling in the application form and upload your resume and motivation letter. For more information contact Daniel Krause, Recruiter, on +49 2161 6800 455.

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