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Maintenance Manager | Dubai, United Arab Emirates | Consumer Goods

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Our client : An internationally respected name in the food industry.

Your role: We’re seeking a Strategic Operations Leader with a unique blend of competencies to drive the company’s success. Your deep business understanding, product knowledge, and financial acumen will guide our growth. With your strategic mindset, you’ll optimize operations, solve complex challenges, and ensure continuous improvement. Your leadership in supply chain, change management, and talent development will be key ingredients for success in this role.

Maintenance Strategy and Planning:

Develop and implement regular and preventive maintenance plans to ensure the optimal functioning of all machinery and equipment.
Monitor the execution of maintenance plans to guarantee the proper working condition of machines.
Provide timely support to the production department to address their machinery and equipment requirements.
Team Leadership and Development:
Lead and manage the maintenance team, ensuring effective organization, control, and improvement of maintenance activities.
Foster employee development, engagement, and motivation within the maintenance team.
Determine training plans based on job and business requirements.
Manage and address performance issues within the maintenance team, working towards continuous improvement.
Budget and Resource Management:
Set annual maintenance budgets and ensure adherence to them.
Conduct regular analysis of maintenance expenditures versus budget and report findings to operational management.
Prepare annual maintenance plans to achieve department objectives and oversee their implementation.
Implement Human Resources evaluation and productivity policies for maintenance employees.
Day-to-Day Operations:
Participate in projects aimed at enhancing products and resolving production line obstacles.
Procure maintenance accessories either locally or through exportation in coordination with the purchasing department.
Select and oversee department employees, ensuring their availability.
Manage communication with suppliers for local and foreign spare parts.
Identify and address workflow problems, providing instructions to team members for effective resolution.
Ensure preventative maintenance schedules are well-planned and executed to minimize downtime and maximize efficiency.
Health, Safety, and Environmental Compliance:
Monitor adherence to safety and environmental management procedures and controls within the maintenance function.
Ensure compliance with safety standards, local legislation, and company policies related to Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) practices.
Promote a responsible environmental attitude within the maintenance team.
Academic and Professional Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
Project Management certification or relevant experience.

Minimum of 10 years of maintenance and engineering management experience, food production, chilled , frozen, canned etc industry would be an absolute must have.

Managing expectations: “At Mindfield, we strive for exceptional results, and we achieve this by understanding the needs of both our clients and candidates. We ask that you take note of our “must-haves” to ensure a successful application process. We look forward to building a long-term relationship with you. Mindfield – making a difference.”

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