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DESCRIPTION Overview and Responsibilities: Here at Amazon we are currently looking to hire an experienced Maintenance Manager to join the team in our highly automated and fast paced site. PURPOSE OF THE JOB: - To...


Overview and Responsibilities: Here at Amazon we are currently looking to hire an experienced Maintenance Manager to join the team in our highly automated and fast paced site.


- To lead the site Reliability Maintenance Engineering Teams in providing both a reactive and pro-active, multi-skilled maintenance service on all operational equipment and facilities infrastructure within the site


- To promote health and safety awareness with all Amazon Associates and contractors. Ensure compliance with all Amazon polices and guidelines and ensure appropriate risk assessments and working systems are in place.
- To ensure all Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) is completed safely, cost effectively, on time and to a satisfactory standard.
- Reporting to the RME Manager and being capable of acting as proxy
- To provide a service that ensures all mechanical and electrical equipment is running to its optimum performance and that all departmental SLA’s and KPI’s are met; react in a timely manner to Trouble Tickets (TT).
- To maximise availability of all mechanical and electrical equipment through continuous improvement and improve equipment efficiencies and reduce costs through Kaizens and other initiatives.
- To liaise with contractors or external suppliers and clearly communicate Amazon safety, technical and contractual issues and standards
- To ensure adequate resources, equipment and people, are in place to meet operational needs; including scheduling of shift patterns for the team and purchasing equipment so that spare levels are met and maintained.
- Create and manage Engineering and Facilities budgets for the site, both capital (CAPEX) and operational (OPEX).
- Produce weekly reports covering metrics and performance of the site and team.
- Line management of the RME staff
- Recruit, train and develop the RME Technicians and Apprentices.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Dunfermline, FIF, GBR


- Degree or NVQ4 in a relevant Engineering discipline or served a full engineering indentured apprenticeship.
- Significant practical engineering experience including a supervisory role managing people.
- Experience of automated equipment including packaging machinery, sortation and conveyor systems.
- Multi skilled in both electrical and mechanical disciplines.
- Strong analytical skills with demonstrated problem solving ability.
- Able to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings; familiar with AutoCAD.
- Experience of planned preventative maintenance systems.
- Superior communications skills at all levels. Excellent English communication skills (written & verbal).
- Experience of working to appropriate health & safety standards and regulations.
- Excellent customer facing skills / customer focus.
- Able to prioritize in a complex, fast-paced environment.
- In depth engineering knowledge and willingness to train and learn new skills.
- Proven ability to operate in extreme high pressure situations, successfully handle multiple competing priorities and possess a high level of discipline while displaying a high degree of flexibility and professionalism.
- Experience in troubleshooting installation, fault finding, and repairs.
- Experience with Kaizen and Continuous Improvement Process.
- Excellent computer skills (MS Office, CAD)


- Significant experience in a similar role, ideally in a fast-paced, automated, industrial, logistics, production or manufacturing environment
- Qualified Engineer – Degree in Engineering
- Chartered Engineer status (or working towards).

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