Maintenance Manager required to support prestigious public sector education firm based in Edinburgh
Are you an experienced Maintenance Manager with a strong background in manufacturing operations?
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to apply your expertise in a prestigious educational institution?
Look no further! We are seeking a highly skilled Maintenance Manager to oversee and optimize our extensive facilities maintenance team.
- Develop and execute a comprehensive maintenance strategy to ensure the efficient operation and longevity of our university’s facilities and manufacturing equipment.
- Manage a team of maintenance technicians and contractors, providing guidance, training, and performance evaluations.
- Coordinate and prioritize maintenance activities, including preventive and corrective maintenance, inspections, and repairs.
- Ensure compliance with all safety regulations and industry standards, implementing best practices to minimise risks and hazards.
- Monitor and maintain maintenance records, equipment histories, and documentation related to inspections, maintenance schedules, and work orders.
- Collaborate with various departments and stakeholders to identify and address maintenance needs, ensuring minimal disruption to academic activities.
- Assess and optimize maintenance processes, identifying areas for improvement, and implementing cost-effective solutions.
- Prepare and manage the maintenance budget, monitoring expenses, and sourcing materials and services within budgetary constraints.
- Stay updated with industry trends and advancements, recommending and implementing innovative technologies and practices to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
- Proven experience as a Maintenance Manager, preferably within a manufacturing environment.
- Strong knowledge of maintenance principles, practices, and techniques, including preventive and predictive maintenance.
- Familiarity with manufacturing equipment, machinery, and facilities.
- Excellent leadership and managerial skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a diverse team.
- Exceptional problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
- Strong organizational and multitasking skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.
- Knowledge of health and safety regulations and procedures.
We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and a vibrant and inclusive work environment.