Facilities Maintenance Manager

Facilities Maintenance Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Facilities Maintenance Manager to join our team.


  • Conduct equipment life span, obsolescence studies and develop appropriate upgrade/replacement strategies;
  • Carry out Root Cause Analysis (RCA) for critical plant issues suggesting engineering solutions for major downtime incidents;
  • Set and monitor objectives for the team to ensure all KPI’s are met;
  • Managing and controlling departmental expenditure within agreed budgets;
  • Own and develop the PPM system ensuring checks and repairs are carried out on time and effectively by the maintenance team or subcontractors;
  • Management of departmental health & safety strategies (RAMS/COSHH/Permits to Work/SSW’s etc.);
  • To carry out other instructions and reasonable requests when asked to do so by management;
  • Monitor equipment inventory;
  • Monitoring the overall services provided for the site;
  • Develop and audit maintenance procedures;
  • Ensure the security of the building and surroundings;
  • Plan and oversee all repair and installation activities;
  • Maintain the fire exit routes and the landscaped areas in good condition;
  • Managing the Facilities Department including services and personnel.


  • Strong culture of Health and Safety and will have led various safety initiatives throughout your career;
  • Degree or NVQ4 in a relevant Engineering discipline or served a full engineering apprenticeship;
  • Significant engineering experience including a management role managing people;
  • You will possess excellent reporting skills and will communicate effectively across all levels of the business;
  • Experience in the development and implementation of a best practice Maintenance and Reliability strategy;
  • Strong leader with demonstrable experience in delivering results in a fast-paced manufacturing environment;
  • NEBOSH Qualification or relevant qualification;
  • Manufacturing engineering background ideally;
  • Good understanding of plumbing, electrical systems, carpentry;
  • Minimum level 4 qualification in Engineering qualification;
  • Previous experience of facilities engineering management gained from a manufacturing / industrial or engineering environment will be essential;
  • Good knowledge of electrical distribution systems, fault diagnosis and safe working practices.