• Position: Maintenance Manager
  • Location: Burghead
  • Closing Date: 24th October 2021
  • Working pattern: Full-time

About us

From Arthur Guinness to Johnnie Walker, our business was founded on people of great character, and in 250 years, nothing’s changed. We’re the world’s leading premium alcohol company. Our brands are industry icons. And our success is thanks to the strength of our people, in every role. It’s why we trust them with our legacy. And it’s why we reward them with the career-defining opportunities that they deserve.

Our ambition is to create the best performing, most trusted and respected Consumer Products Company in the world. To achieve these, we need the world’s very best people.

About the role

As a Maintenance Manager you will play a pivotal role in leading and running efficiently, economically and safely all aspects of the maintenance over our Diageo Sites.

You will engage, empower, and encourage your team by being on the ground to deliver world-class performance. In order to do this, you will support your team and advocate good governance around internal and external compliance (health & safety, quality and environment) and inspire your team to constantly strive for success. This role will focus a lot on people management and will involve leading performance, developing teams and ensuring that your team are connected to operational objectives and criticality of a one-team mentality in achieving optimised performance through excelling asset care service delivery

You will be responsible for implementing regulations in all aspects and levels of business whilst providing guidance on all engineering and maintenance matters as well as evaluating the efficiency of controls and improve them continuously. This will involve collaborating with several internal and external partners to push for continuous improvement, therefore strong stakeholder leadership skills and strong verbal and written communication skills are key.

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About you

We’re looking for people with character: motivated, resilient and forward-thinking. This is the dream role for someone who is looking to deliver high standards through engaging a high performing team. You will demonstrate role model behaviour and mentor others to follow a consistent approach. This role provides an excellent opportunity for you to further develop your leadership and functional skills within a varied and demanding live operational setting.

It is desirable you have an understanding of the principles and fundamentals of engineering and maintenance, lean methodologies and process control in order to support leading by example and advocating industry standards and regulations.

You will have a track record of maintenance management, asset care strategy development and engagement. Strong interpersonal skills and leadership are a must with demonstratable experience in leading and managing engineering personnel within a 24/7 operational environment.

We’re looking for someone with a degree or HNC level qualification in engineering or equivalent and possess hands on maintenance experience.

Celebrating our inclusive and diverse culture is core to Diageo’s purpose of “celebrating life every day everywhere”. This purpose is inclusive in nature, as it values everybody irrespective of background, disability, religion, gender identity, sexuality or ethnicity.

We know that for our business to thrive and for Diageo to realize its ambition, we depend on having diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills and capabilities in each of the 180 countries in which we operate and to reflect our broad consumer base. We view diversity as one of the key enablers that helps our business to grow and our values, purpose and standards set the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution each person brings.

Flexibility is key to success in our business and many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, compressed hours, flexible location. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don’t let anything stop you from applying.