Maintenance Manager

Maintenance Manager

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Melbourne, Australia.
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  • Join a team that, supports one another and makes the workplace enjoyable.

  • Great career opportunities while working closely with a major customer.

  • Vanderlande Industries – Leader in Global Warehouse Automation Industry

Vanderlande is the global market leader for future-proof logistic process automation at airports. The company is also a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses and in the parcel market.

Established in 1949, Vanderlande has more than 7,500 employees, all committed to moving its customers’ businesses forward at diverse locations on every continent. With a consistently increasing turnover of 1.8 billion euros, it has established a global reputation over the past seven decades as a highly reliable partner for future-proof logistic process automation.

Due to internal promotion, we are now seeking a dynamic Maintenance Manager to join our dedicated Service Team located at Dandenong South.

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Your Position

As the Maintenance Manager, you will report directly to the Senior Operations and Maintenance Manager. Your primary responsibility will be to the main point of contact between the customer and the Vanderlande Business Service Manager regarding maintenance-related issues. Prioritising safety and quality, you will manage a diverse team, ensuring the delivery of a meticulously planned, data driven maintenance and spare parts strategy focused on reliability. Additionally, you will play a pivotal role in nurturing talent and building the capabilities of your team to deliver service excellence that aligns with global standards.

Your Responsibilities

  • Oversee all maintenance-related tasks for the entire automated material handling system, ensuring optimal functionality and performance.

  • Foster excellent communication channels with key stakeholders to effectively manage Vanderlande and OEM maintenance activities, as well as third-party SLAs.

  • Manage escalations and site incidents on a 24/7 basis as part of the duty manager roster, ensuring timely resolution and minimal disruption.

  • Drive the development of onsite personnel and capabilities, fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement.

  • Stay well-informed of industry trends, technological advancements, and equipment enhancements to ensure the delivery of world-class reliability to customers.

  • Prepare, plan, and execute tasks to meet system lifecycle and end-of-life requirements, ensuring long-term sustainability and performance.

About You

  • Holds a technical qualification with knowledge in electrical, mechanical, and control systems.

  • Demonstrates previous experience in both technical (electrical and mechanical) and management/team leader roles.

  • Proven track record as a strong continuous improvement leader, with relevant qualifications being advantageous.

  • Possesses excellent communication skills and able to communicate at all levels.

  • Familiarity with service contracts

  • 24/7 attitude, planning your day is essential (autonomous leader).

  • Capable of long-term strategic thinking, with the ability to build, plan, and execute initiatives aligned with a 5-year vision.

  • Strong influencing skills to drive agreement and achieve business objectives.

  • Comfortable working with third-party service providers as sub-contractors, ensuring seamless collaboration and delivery of results.

What we offer

A competitive remuneration package will be offered to someone who is a team player with a positive, energetic attitude and work ethic as well as the ability to think outside the square. We offer unlimited career growth and development within the regional and global organisation.

In a world of technology, Vanderlande believes in people – its employees make the difference in everything the company does.

To apply for this unique and exciting opportunity, submit your resume.

Diversity & Inclusion 

Vanderlande is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regards to race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

If you are a results-driven professional with a passion for leadership and operations excellence, ready to contribute to the success of a global industry leader, we invite you to submit your resume and cover letter.

ID checks will be performed to verify work entitlements in Australia.

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