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Head Of Maintenance (M/F)

SGL Carbon

01.10.2020 | Lavradio/Portugal | Referência: 2010624

SGL Carbon


Descrição da Empresa

SGL Carbon is a leader in the development and manufacture of products based on specialty graphite and composites mate-rials. Using our comprehensive technology know-how and in close partnership with our customers, we develop intelligent and leading-edge solutions for the big issues of mobility, energy and digitization. SGL Carbon has more than 5,000 employ-ees worldwide and 29 production sites in Europe, North America and Asia, and a service network in over 100 countries.

SGL Carbon is located at Lavradio/Portugal and is offering an exciting opportunity.

Descrição da Função

- Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice maintenance vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance;
- Contribute to business initiatives and projects and review and communicate the impact on Maintenance activities;
- Adhere to daily and weekly checks to ensure smooth operation of site (~300 employees);
- Develop, Plan and Monitoring the Preventative Maintenance (PPM) schedule, ensure full preventative maintenance is carried out, plan in missed maintenance activities;
- Ability to conduct root cause analysis of break downs and implement preventive actions to prevent recurrence;
- Ensure that the function operates in accordance with any health, safety and environmental policies and procedures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of staff and visitors;
- Optimize equipment according to standard procedure, enhancing performance and product quality, ensuring the achievement of all Key Performance Indicators (KPIs);
- Lead, coach, train, motivate and develop a high performing Maintenance team (~30 employees - including Electri-cal, Instrumentation, Reliability and Mechanical Maintenance) that meets agreed objectives, and which delivers best practice results, added value and continuous improvements. Coordinate work performed by outside vendors;
- Prepare the annual Maintenance budget and forecasts and all Capital Expenditure proposals, and take responsibil-ity, as well as ensuring compliance with legal standards. Manage the budget from identification to conclusion of pro-jects;
- Work as part of the Management team to share ideas and improve operation, recommending, supporting and im-plementing continuous improvement activities, process and procedure improvements to optimize results and improve quality of delivery, in line with quality standards requirements delivery in line with Company and Customer require-ments.

Perfil do Candidato

- Mechanical engineering, Electrical or Industrial Management degree pre-bologna;
- At least 10 years of Professional experience in maintenance management position in industrial environment, pref-erably in chemical industry;
- Solid knowledge of continuous productive processes;
- Experience in Kaizen, 5S, TPM, would be an added advantage;
- Excellent management and leadership skills and ability motivate a variety of cross-functional team members;
- Good problem solving, team player, organization and planning skills and excellent decision-making;
- Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing in Portuguese and English;
- Open-minded for new IT applications and change; Good Project management skills.


Convince us with your skills and strengths - in an experienced team, working on challenging tasks. With our leading-edge technologies and materials, you will have freedom to act and a wide range of development opportunities. Attractive remuneration, smart fringe benefits and a share in the company`s success are all part of our offer.


To apply for this position, please send your Resume with Cover Letter in English to