• Permanent
  • Manchester
  • Salary/rate: 33,000

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Bluestones is working with a leading manufacturing plant in Manchester (Swinton) .  Due to continued growth they require an experienced Maintenance Manager.


Working as part of the maintenance team, your key role will be to lead one of the two shift teams providing planned maintenance/breakdown cover for all aspects of the equipment and chemical plant onsite.  You may also be required to provide assistance in installation of equipment and service and to work on the manufacturing side of the business.

Main Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for supervising a team of Maintenance Engineers.
  • Working autonomously, you will be scheduling the completion of both planned maintenance tasks and reactive maintenance tasks, prioritising breakdowns as directed by Production.
  • You will be carrying out both preventative and reactive maintenance to all equipment and plan on site working with both engineers and employees and external contractors.
  • You will be ordering required spares and liaising with supplier to ensure availability of critical spares.
  • You will be ordering required spares and liaising with supplier to ensure availability of critical spares.
  • You will be issuing permits to maintenance engineers and external contractors to carry out work in a safe manner.
  • You will be working on CMMS to record work and report work progress to production.
  • You will liaising with project team to ensure that new/replacement plant equipment can be maintained in an efficient manner.
  • Any other duties within the post holder’s competence as requested.

Essential Criteria 

  • A Formal Engineering training qualification.


  • Maintenance of chemical and industrial plant – Electrical bias
  • Fault finding skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

Skills and Knowledge

  • Must have ability to use own initiative, prioritise tasks and work well under pressure.
  • Time management and leadership skills.

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