Services Maintenance Engineer – Global Food Manufacturer (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Excellent Career Progression Opportunity With High Profile Food Manufacturer
  • Senior Leadership Role Based in Regional Victoria
  • Excellent Salry Package for the Right Person



Our client is a well-known and highly respected Food Manufacturer. They are part of a global, diversified international group employing over 100,000 employees worldwide. With clarity on future direction and clearly defined values, our client is one of Australia’s and New Zealand’s largest food manufacturers.



Reporting to Facilities & Services Manager, this senior position is based in Regional Victoria. The person in this role will be responsible for leading and managing trade professional/contractors in Refrigeration, Mechanical, Electrical, Fabrication, Plumbing and Building divisions of the business (Facilities & Services Team). You will improve the performance of the site by effectively supervising and managing all plant/equipment and making sure everything is operating at optimum levels producing quality products safely and within specification.

You will be instrumental in delivering sustainable site performance improvements and planning in Safety, Quality, Productivity Costs and the Environment through rigorous maintenance of equipment and people management.

Some of the responsibilities associated with this role include:

  • Plan and execute cost effective repairs and maintenance in all relevant areas
  • Drive and model a leadership style and behaviour that supports a safety culture at all times, and focuses on proactive tasks that ensure zero injuries
  • Develop functional teams, provide appropriate training and supervise their performance reviews. Organise necessary training for all trades/contractors working in Facilities and & Services team
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationship with the Facilities & Services Team
  • Form and maintain relationships with customers within all areas of organisation such as Engineering, Maintenance, Production, Technical, Quality and etc.
  • Ensure Facilities & Services teams operate efficiently, comply to the company’s safety rules, policies and procedures as well as to Statutory and Legal requirements
  • Manage resources such that maintenance requests are prioritised appropriately to meet the business needs and stakeholders expectations
  • Manage execution of major projects eliminating impact to manufacturing productivity by close communication with Planning and Operations departments
  • Drive cultural change through empowering, leading and role modelling business principles and values and drive improvement in leadership and capability through effective coaching and mentoring



To be successful in your application you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor Degree in an Engineering discipline or relevant trade qualification
  • Minimum 5 years’ professional experience in Operations Management
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in engineering preferably Services Plant Reliability in large FMCG productions or other related industries
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills
  • Effective communication skills with ability to engage with all stakeholders and build relationships at all levels of organisation internally and externally
  • Proven record of ability to drive change and sustain change
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in team engagement, cultural change and process improvement
  • Stakeholder engagement and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to mix professionally and build effective relationships at all levels internally and externally
  • Proven experience identifying and deploying process improvements
  • Employee and Labour Relations – Fundamental understanding of employee relations



To have a confidential discussion about this role, please call our team on 03 9516 0100 during office hours, or after hours Jo or Helen on 0438 620 434. To apply, please click the “Apply Now” button below and send your resume with a covering letter addressing the above criteria to CS Executive Group.



We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of candidates we receive on a daily basis, we can only contact those with suitable qualifications and experience. If on this occasion you are not successful, your resume will remain on our database and be considered for future suitable roles.