Technical Manager – HV/LV Experienced – Full Time –

  • Permanent
  • Coventry, West Midlands
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: West Midlands (County)


Overall Job Purpose:

The Technical Manager will be responsible for the day to day operations and budget management of all Production Equipment Maintenance (PEM) and Facility Services & Maintenance (FM) requirements across the Coventry site. The role includes the leadership responsibility for the site-based maintenance team members (tasks, performance, development, motivation) and for any subcontracted services required for either the PEM or FM areas of the business.

You will also be responsible for improving, implementing and maintaining new technical processes and procedures and will lead Health and Safety standards in line with our clients HSQE support functions. Implementing the Company’s digital systems for PEM and FM will be a fundamental part of the role.

The Technical Manager will ideally be experienced in developing and improving existing Safe System of Works and be competent in managing the services of HV and LV Electrical Systems (up to 11kV on site) are both legally and client compliant. The manager should be aware of the AP (Authorised Person), SAP (Senior Authorised Person), and AE (Authorising Engineer) roles to enable our client to be self-sufficient for the Coventry facility and be capable of signing off on “Competent Persons” assessments of the team to ensure training of staff,

The Technical Manager will also be responsible for developing state of the art solutions in PEM and FM applications that can be promoted towards external customers from other service lines. When applicable you will be able to present to potential clients on relevant technology or services that could help improve their equipment and building resilience and efficiency.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

To ensure that all work performed by the maintenance department is carried out in a safe manner and to comply at all times with relevant Health & Safety regulations. This includes the supervision of subcontractors and their service engineers in association with any onsite service activities.

To manage and improve the current Planned Preventative Maintenance System for both production and facility assets. The deployment and development of our clients OS (Computer Aided Facility Management system) that incorporates preventative maintenance schedules for infrastructure assets & Reactive Case management.

To ensure all necessary Service Contracts are in place to guarantee the plant and equipment is properly maintained and serviced to manufacturers recommendations and in line with Legal Compliance or ACOP’s

To participate in the design of contingency procedures for asset breakdowns and ensure that appropriate emergency preparedness procedures are in place.

To assist in the allocation and measurement of approved KPIs and to trend departmental performance.

To identify opportunities for implementing improvements to working processes and assets. Undertake or assist with their implementation.

Select, train, supervise, and support all members of the Maintenance Team, encouraging team working. Conducting the periodic performance appraisals, identifying development opportunities and ensuring the appropriate implementation.

To provide a shift rota that provides the production environment with the required skill profile at all times.

Ensure that maintenance operations are undertaken in a safe manner ensuring that:-
All necessary risk assessments and method statements are available.
All necessary current best practice data are available and used.
Staff are thoroughly trained in all safety aspects relating to their job.

To apply company working practices where stipulated and, where necessary, develop, or assist in the development of new practices.

To understand customer quality needs and to comply with the various audit processes to ensure that expectations are met.

To interface with multiple subcontractors and customer senior management interfaces on a regular basis.

In addition to the duties listed above the Technical Manager is required to perform other duties as reasonably requested by the Site Contract Manager.

To develop and support an “out of hours” reactive maintenance function working with the site based technical team &/or Sub-contractors for all aspects of critical plant and equipment.

Performance Measures:

Mean Time To Repair (MTTR)
Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF)
Planned Preventative Maintenance Compliance (PPMC)
Maintenance Backlog
Asset availability
Production Equipment OEE
Engineer / Technician Utilisation
Reaction times
Service and Sub Contracted Costs
Maintenance inventory costs
Safety Data recording on a monthly basis


Job Type: Permanent

Location: Coventry, West Midlands

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