Maintenance Operations Manager

In this function, you would be responsible for the complete maintenance at a site or in a region.

Your main tasks would include:

  • Strategic and operational development of the region and/or location in terms of qualitative and quantitative growth
  • Implementing processes to increase service levels and productivity (staff, infrastructure, innovation, efficiency, and new ways of working)
  • The orientation of the region or location for a significant increase in all service and maintenance activities
  • Optimization of internal interfaces (planning, material & supply management, finance, HR)
  • The management of the local staff
  • Investment and maintenance planning and implementation of all maintenance activities at the site
  •  Compliance and optimization of work processes, order and cleanliness (5S, lean management and identification of potential for improvement

What do you need to succeed in this position?

  • Forward-oriented leadership, leading a team of specialists in a positive and motivating way
  • Well-founded and diversified expertise in the field of technical services and maintenance
  • An engineering degree and first experiences as a manager (e.g. as group leader in a production facility)
  • Knowledge and experience in the maintenance of locomotives would be ideal,
  • Experience with regard to the specific requirements of a service organization are helpful
  • A dynamic personality, resilient and interested in change situations
  • You are well structured and able to work in a matrix structure
  • Very good English skills are indispensable