Maintenance Area Manager

UK-Manchester
4 days ago
Job ID
520646
Amazon UK Services Ltd.

Job Description

Here at Amazon we are looking to hire an experienced Reliability Maintenance Engineering Area Manager to join the team in one of our highly automated and fast paced Fulfilment Centres (FC).

Purpose of the Job
The Reliability Maintenance Engineering Area Manager is the line manager for a team of engineering technicians. They maintain the focus on safety by training, developing and coaching their team. They deliver a high level of equipment availability by ensuring all preventative maintenance is conducted and internal processes and procedures are followed.

Key Responsibilities
  • Lead, support and mentor the team by finding barriers that prevent them from working in a safe, standard and efficient manner. Work with the team and the wider network to harness the technical expertise available and build solutions.
  • Support the Reliability Maintenance Engineering Manager as they work with the site Safety department & Site Leadership to implement, record and audit safety and statutory compliance programmes to provide a safe working environment for all staff.
  • Implement network standards and focus on preventative maintenance to provide a high level of equipment availability to our internal customers.
  • Ensure sufficient technical coverage is available for the shifts they own by managing and driving the training programme for the team.
  • Manage local projects or support EU level projects as assigned by the manager.
  • Be prepared to work on shift to maintain a strong connection to the team and daily work.

Basic Qualifications


  • Degree or NVQ Level 4 in a relevant engineering discipline or served a full engineering indentured apprenticeship. Multi-skilled in both electrical and mechanical disciplines.
  • Significant practical engineering experience including a supervisory role managing people.
  • Experience of automated equipment including packaging machinery, sortation and conveyor systems.
  • Excellent communications skills (written & verbal) in English.
  • Experience of working to appropriate health & safety standards and regulations.
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Office, CAD).

Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience working with PLC based control systems.
  • Project Management experience.
  • Knowledge of CMMS programmes.
  • Experience with Kaizen and Continuous Improvement Process.




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