maintenance manager in Griffith

maddeson heron, randstad
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Randstad is currently seeking an experienced, energetic and reliable Maintenance Manager to work with our client in Griffith who works with a range of agricultural enterprises. This role will be a great opportunity for a passionate and driven Maintenance Manager with an attractive remuneration package based on qualifications and experience.

The Maintenance Manager is responsible for the commissioning, servicing and maintenance of all plant, equipment and infrastructure. Reporting to the Managing Director, the Maintenance Manager is ultimately responsible for commissioning, servicing and maintaining all plant, equipment and infrastructure across the farming and packing operations in Griffith, NSW and Mataranka, NT.

Plant, equipment and infrastructure includes but is not limited to large utility and tractor fleets, an extensive range of farm machinery and implements, pumps and irrigation infrastructure servicing 3,800 hectares of horticultural production, refrigeration and cool room infrastructure.

Key operational accountabilities include:

  • Works with the Workshop Managers to coordinate the day to day activities of the Griffith and Mataranka in house maintenance personnel, external contractors and service providers.
  • Development and ongoing refinement of preventative and scheduled maintenance programs for all plant, equipment and infrastructure across the group
  • Determination of and maintenance of critical spare part target inventory at both sites ensure the business meets its operational objectives.
  • Coordinate competitive tenders, service provider selection & contracting, procurement and oversee construction projects.
  • Drive the ongoing implementation of MEX, enabling the business to track maintenance expenditure and activity at an item level
  • Development, monitoring, reporting and managing of the repairs and maintenance budget for the group.
  • Ensure that WHS obligations are implemented and adhered to by in house team members, service providers and third party contractors
  • In conjunction with the Workshop Managers coach, mentor and develop maintenance team personnel, including overseeing new employee onboarding and providing career development opportunities.
  • Lead continuous improvement across the maintenance function.

To be successful in the role you will possess the following:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a plant and equipment / maintenance management capacity
  • Experience in scheduling and implemented large scale preventative and scheduled management programs imperative
  • Agricultural plant and machinery experience will be highly regarded
  • Trade qualifications will be highly regarded
  • Industrial procurement experience and expertise will be highly regarded
  • Project management experience will be highly regarded
  • Budgeting, cost management and financial reporting expertise will be highly regarded
  • Strong people management skills.
  • Be able to work flexible hours at times due to weather and seasonal influences.
  • Lateral thinking and practical problem solving.
  • Sound working knowledge of WH&S requirements.
  • Hands on experience with MEX or equivalent CMMS.

If this role sounds like it may suit you please click APPLY NOW or alternatively call Madde Heron on (02) 6022 3200.


Maintenance Manager


- Trade qualification
- Reliable transport

educational requirements

Vocational/Professional Qualification