Preventive Maintenance Manager

  • Full-time

Company Description

Our Client, a multinational FMCG company based in Lagos

Job Description

  • The main responsibility of the Preventive Maintenance Manager is manage the preventive maintenance section of the plant with limited interruption to plant’s production requirements.
  • Plan, schedule and assign those jobs or tasks ensuring in the process the availability of tools, parts, supplies, equipment and labour.
  • Determine and plan the necessary preventive and corrective actions to assure long term proper functioning of equipment and installations.
  • Contribute to plan annual shutdown programs.
  • Establish preventive maintenance plans in cooperation with Production Manager, Electrical and Mechanical Maintenance Supervisors.
  • Monitor the implementation and execution of the preventive maintenance tasks and procedures.
  • Support the Maintenance Manager in the elaboration and control of the maintenance budget, ensuring planning and follow-up of costs. 
  • Communicate and implement regulations, company goals, local permits, policies and procedures; optimize the internal processes and structures.
  • Develop and motivate its team, ensuring competencies and skills development according to technical innovations, plant or personal needs.
  • Train and coach the maintenance team on preventive maintenance and maintenance routines.
  • Guarantee compliance with H&S, environment policies, maintenance legal policies in the definition of maintenance plans and routines
  • Maintain working and support documentation up to date.


  • First Degree in Mechanical or Electrical engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an industrial environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literacy and knowledge of CMMS (SAP & TIS) is compulsory.
  • Strong knowledge of CAD system and drafting skills could be added advantage
  • Good knowledge of lubricant specification and application
  • Specific knowledge on the operating principles of the key plant equipment
  • Strong problem-solving and trouble-shooting skills
  • Good knowledge of Preventive and Predictive Maintenance Techniques
  • Knowledge of safety laws and regulations
  • Knowledge of engineering codes and standards
  • Previous experience as reliability engineer or maintenance planner

Additional Information

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by our client.