Senior Maintenance Manager

USD110000.00 - USD125000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
13 Aug 2019
12 Sep 2019
Calvin Newman
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Maintenance Manager

FTSE 100 Packaging Major

Columbia, South Carolina

$110k-125k per annum

Contact Calvin,

This FTSE 100 Packaging Major is seeking a Senior Maintenance Manager to manage all the maintenance/reliability activities of one of their most profitable sites in Columbia, South Carolina. The organization, with over 20,000 employees across the globe, is a FTSE 100 packaging major with a number of global projects across the US, Europe and Middle-East.

You will report into the Plant Manager and have a close working relationship with other senior stakeholders within the organization including the Managing Director, Supply Chain Director and the Regional Operations Manager. Your responsibility will be to ensure the profitability and growth of your site while managing up to 5 direct employees.


You will be based out of the organization most profitable site in Columbia, South Carolina, working for an established FTSE 100 Packaging Major. You will report to the Plant Manager and manage the engineering activities of the site and up to 5 direct employees, working to ensure the profitability, growth and overall maintenance of your site.

As the Senior Maintenance Manager, you will:

  • Head up the Maintenance/Reliability department at the organization's most profitable site
  • Manage a team of up to 5 direct reports to ensure that all engineering activities of the organization are primed to increase the profitability and growth of your site
  • Work with Senior Stakeholders and your team to improve multiple KPI's including MTTR, MTBF, unplanned technical downtime, etc.)
  • Working with internal managers to create systems ensuring that your machines are properly cared for and serviced
  • Support the plants major improvements including process improvement, raw material utilization and loss eliminations

Key Skills Sought

  • Key experience in maintenance/reliability management working within a corrugated manufacturing environment
  • Experience working across Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM)
  • Has key project management experience and skills (PRINCE2 is preferred but not a requirement)
  • Able to lead change and adhere lean principles and has a proven track record of leading a team
  • Key experience within an operations role managing multiple sites
  • Experience working with and influencing stakeholders at all levels of the business
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline (Engineering, Technology, Process, etc.)

This is a great opportunity for a Maintenance Manger to step up and work for a leading FTSE 100 packaging Major with a driven and motivational team. To apply, please send a copy of your resume to Calvin via the link above or directly to

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