Job Title

Maintenance Manager


SG 1507-2

Job Description

Our Client is a world leader in the industrial minerals with over 250 production sites in 50 countries. They are engaged in the development, extraction, processing and sales of minerals for diverse markets segments and applications globally. Due to business expansion within Malaysia, they are looking to invite a senior maintenance professional within the Minerals/Industrial/Manufacturing industry to join them as a Maintenance Manager in their industrial site.


The Maintenance Manager reports directly to the Performance Manager. She/he will be in charge of improving the plant and equipment operating efficiency by providing maintenance and engineering support to the plant operations. Generate cost estimates and required documentation for both capital and maintenance project approval and must complete projects on time at or under budget. Ensure safety and environmental compliance with corporate policies and government regulations. Develop the annual maintenance and capital project budgets. Supervise, develop, train, communicate with, and develop the team members in operational performance and skills
needed to improve the reliability of the plant equipment.

Core Accountabilities:

• Lead maintenance improvement initiatives identified through failure root cause analysis and /or compliance, growth, or cost reduction requirements.
• Ensure all maintenance objectives are completed on time and within budget. Assess and document success/failure of completed work orders.
• Establish preventive and predictive maintenance tasks for key process and support equipment.
• Establish work schedules to include lubrication, cleaning, and inspection routines.
• Supervise, develop, train, communicate with, and develop the engineer, fitters and electricians in operational performance and skills
• Improve the reliability of the plant equipment.
• Troubleshoot plant equipment failures and respond to emergencies of safety hazards and environmental regulation infractions to ascertain equipment optimization, personnel safety and governing requirements of compliance.
• Develop standards for equipment to improve reliability, inventory control of critical equipment through specifications, but
• Demonstrate practices procurement standards to ensure maximum operating hours for production equipment, quality of product and on time shipment for our customers.
• Continually improve the operational integrity of the equipment by reviewing failures, PM schedules, PDM programs, and proper equipments optimization to reduce cost and improve production output.
• Project Management and Capital Improvement
• Work closely with the management team to develop the capital budget for the plant.Prepare and submit plant improvement and major maintenance projects from estimating, scheduling, design, cost management, and commissioning to improve plant processes.
• Work closely with the Production Department to perform process performance testing, develop cost reduction projects, equipment improvement, and methods modifications.
• Provide ‘hands on’ supervision and support during routine and project maintenance engineering tasks.


• Masters/Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering

Experience & Technical Competencies:

• Significant number of years experience of maintenance management positions
• Strong operations background in manufacturing and/or production environment
• Experience in Malaysia and multinational companies particularly from Europe or
North America strongly preferred
• Proven track record in implementing and developing a local team
• Good experience in high-value industrial products for B2B

Behavioral & Leadership Competencies:

• Strong leadership qualities
• Enthusiastic and able to inspire co-workers
• Ability to manage numerous multiple priorities and tasks effectively
• Proactive team player
• Effective verbal and written communication skills throughout all levels of the organization
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to work in a matrix organization
• Work safety oriented


• Fluent in English


• Ipoh, Malaysia



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