Maintenance Manager

Job title : Maintenance Manager
Location : Victoria
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Nicole Tianihad
Contact email :
Job reference : 1471826
About the company
Burra Foods is a leading Australian dairy company located in Korumburra. With a rich heritage spanning over three decades, they are committed to delivering high-quality dairy products to customers both domestically and internationally. They pride themselves on the commitment to sustainability, innovation, and excellence in everything they do. They are seeking an experienced Maintenance Manager to take the lead and oversee maintenance activities of their manufacturing plant to ensure production runs smoothly and efficiently.  
Further details about the role
As the Maintenance Manager, you will be responsible for coordinating and leading maintenance activities, managing a team of skilled technicians, and ensuring the overall efficiency and reliability of the production equipment.

Key responsibilities
  • Develop and implement effective preventive and predictive maintenance programs to maximise equipment reliability and minimise downtime.
  • Lead and manage a team of maintenance technicians, providing guidance, training, and support to ensure a high level of performance and expertise.
  • Collaborate with other departments to schedule and plan maintenance activities to minimise impact on production schedules.
  • Conduct regular inspections of equipment and facilities to identify and address potential issues before they escalate.
  • Analyse equipment performance data and implement continuous improvement initiatives to enhance overall efficiency.
  • Manage the maintenance budget, ensuring cost-effective practices and efficient resource allocation.
  • Collaborate with vendors and contractors to source necessary equipment and services.
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and company policies, fostering a culture of safety among maintenance personnel.
The ideal candidate for this position will have experience in the following:
  • Proven track record as a Maintenance Manager in a manufacturing environment, preferably food or dairy;
  • Proficiency using CMMS - SAP;
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills;
  • Tertiary Engineering qualifications, Mechanical, Electrical or similar.
To apply online, please click on the apply function. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Nicole Tianihad on 0411333547 or