Location: Bathurst, Australia
Package: Competitive with benefits
Position Type: Full Time

Maintenance & Facilities Manager - Engineer

About us:

We are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of collagen products for the food industry. We supply high quality edible films and coatings​ to over 1,000 customers in more than 100 countries, delivering our purpose of ‘Creating the Added Layer of Value’.

Primarily used by customers in the production of a wide variety of sausage and meat products, our aspirations reach way beyond our current products and services, and appeal to our natural curiosity to improve what we do.

As a global organisation, we currently employ around 2,000 people spanning the Americas, UK/EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions.  We offer careers in research and development, science and food technology, manufacturing and supply chain operations, engineering, sales, and a range of other business support functions.  We are always seeking talented people to join the amazing colleagues we have, to keep growing our business.

Our mission is to sustainably utilise technology and biomaterial science-based solutions, to delight our customers.  We are a business committed to the pursuit of better. The constant pursuit of what’s next, what’s needed, what’s possible now, and in the future.  Do you want to be part of our journey?

About the role:

Reporting to the Engineering, Technology & Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance & Facilities Manager is responsible for leading the Devro Maintenance Team and activities to meet safety, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), Good Engineering Practise (GEP) and Cost Requirements. This role is accountable for all the Bathurst Plant & Equipment, Site Facilities, Facility Cleaning and Laundry Services.

  • Promote and ensure good Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) practices
  • Establish department goals and provide strong leadership to the Maintenance team
  • Ensure regulatory compliance with Process Safety Management (PSM) standards
  • Review, update, and promote Devro Maintenance policies, procedures, and practices
  • Manage and control Maintenance budget and expenses
  • Manage maintenance work identifications, prioritise, plan, schedule and ensure team members deliver efficient quality service to stakeholders
  • Responsible for continuous improvement and implementation of the Maintenance program (Preventive and Predictive Maintenance) for all Plant equipment to increase availability of assets while optimising Maintenance costs.

About you:

  • Qualified Engineer with a background with extensive experience in maintenance management in manufacturing industry, FMCG preferred
  • Direct management experience in a Maintenance or manufacturing environment
  • Experience in dealing with a unionised work force
  • Change Management champion - improving team engagement, and delivering results in a technical manufacturing environment
  • Experience using maintenance systems, reliability best practices, continuous improvement principles, and exposure to use of a CMMS system
  • Excellent leadership, communication, inter-personal and organisational skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Proven Continuous Improvement outcomes

What next?

If this sounds like a role that you would be interested in, then we would love to hear from you.  To apply, please email a copy of your CV, along with a cover letter explaining the key attributes that you could bring to the role.

We value the support recruitment agencies provide, however we are unable to accept speculative CV’s from agencies we are not already engaged with.

Email address for applications: linsey.adair@devro.com

Closing Date: 14/07/2024

*Please note, closing dates are subject to change and, at time of high volume of applications, this may be brought forward.

Other important information:

We believe it takes diversity of thought, culture, background, and perspective to create a truly innovative company.  So if you share our values, purpose and drive for growth and sustainability, then we want to hear from you.  If you require any adjustments to be able to pursue an application with us, please let our Recruitment team know.

Information Security is paramount at Devro, so your application and any personal data you share with us will be processed and stored in line with our Candidate Privacy Notice which you can view here https://www.devro.com/careers.