Maintenance Manager

 Did you know that you already know us? Almost every second tablet on the global market contains our products. As this demands great entrepreneurial power we are always looking for people who take ownership and are not afraid of accountability.

Now is your chance to join! Our factory in Foxhol (Groningen area) is looking for a new proactive technical manager to ensure a safe and stable production of excipients to be used in pharmaceutical drug production (Superdisintegrants). Are you a people manager with the right technical background and affinity to design, plan, coordinate and execute the maintenance with several subcontractors?  

Maintenance Manager

What we ask

  • HBO/University degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or comparable study

  • Several years of experience with maintenance and project management

  • Pre: Experience with outsourcing contract management  

  • Knowledge and experience with Maintenance management systems and methodologies, such as: RCM, TPM etc.

  • Linking technical maintenance to process safety management 

  • High level of pro-activeness, assertiveness and ownership

  • Fluent in Dutch; sufficient in English

What we offer

  • Partly Home Office

  • International working environment

  • Continuous learning and development environment

  • Competing remuneration package

  • Flat organisation with short communication lines

  • Working within a highly motivated team

  • Being part of a larger group of maintenance managers group within DFE Pharma and FrieslandCampina

Vacancy description

  • Working on and maintain a smooth and stable production process

  • Translation of the strategy into a SMART formulated year-plan

  • Analysis, development and implementation of improvements in line with the  applicable quality and SHE standards

  • Planning of maintenance activities considering all related key parameters (availability of suppliers, planning, spare parts etc.) and in close alignment with the production department and other relevant stakeholders

  • Organizing, leading and executing small CAPEX projects

  • Improve the output from, and the cooperation with suppliers by creating and maintaining efficient SLA’ s and work processes, monitoring and periodical evaluation of the activities and the output.

  • Ensure appropriate documentation in a regulated environment (e.g. work instructions, PM tasks, year plan, FMECA’s)

  • Maintenance representative, coordinator and host of (parts of ) internal and external quality audits.

  • Proactive and close collaboration within local Management Team and other (international) colleagues to contribute to overall business objectives

  • Member of the 24/7 consignment service management team – 1 week per 6

Team Details

  • You will be part of the local management team (including the consignment service)

  • You will report to the Site Manager

  • Due to the size of the organization the maintenance execution work is for the most part outsourced. You will be managing the external companies and employees

  • The location counts 22 employees; producing 24/7 (5 shift leaders and 10 operators)

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Gina Heimsoth

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JOB-ID: 45869 | Maintenance Manager, Netherlands

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