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Maintenance manager

Maintenance manager


We are looking for…
…you who would like to take on the challenge of being our next Head of Maintenance. This means that you will lead a maintenance team of 15 people (including 1 supervisor, 1 planner, 1 preparator, technicians, electricians and mechanics). Your task will be to ensure that we apply professional knowledge and technical capabilities within maintenance, in order to minimize lost time production as much as possible, both now and in the future.

We are looking for you…
…a trained industrial/civil engineer, preferably in mechanics or electricity. Ideally, you have 5-to-10 years’ experience from a maintenance division in an industrial company, and you are capable of leading a multidisciplinary technical team of about fifteen people. 

You show strong leadership and possess good communication skills as well as knowledge of French and English, both spoken and written. You appreciate a position that enables you to make full use of your technical capabilities. You have a good command of traditional PC applications (Microsoft Office) and have knowledge of MS Project and Autocad. Knowledge of ABB, Siemens automations and variable speed drives is a plus. 

About the position:
The position is located at Höganäs Belgium S.A. in Ath, Belgium. The Ath site employs 190 people and specializes in manufacturing high-alloyed powders. This highly valued operation puts the Ath site at the core of the Höganäs Group’s strategic activities. 

As Maintenance Manager, you will lead the maintenance team by:

  • Managing all the safety aspects from the various internal and external interventions
  • Update the preventive maintenance plan and develop the predictive maintenance plan to improve the service rate of the production facilities
  • Analyze equipment failures to identify root causes and make every effort to address them
  • Prepare for major maintenance stops and prioritization of day-to-day interventions
  • Follow maintenance budgets and participate in the preparation of the business plan 

We offer:
An open-ended contract in a well-established company, which is a subsidiary of an international group that is a leader in its market. It is a varied and challenging job involving cutting-edge technology; as well as collaboration with colleagues from other sites within Höganäs. In this position, you can expect a maximum of 10 travel days per year. The position will offer you the opportunity to highlight your performance, as well as an attractive salary package that corresponds with your abilities and your experience.

Working at Höganäs We aim to offer a great and meaningful place to work where you can fulfil your potential and ambitions. We have a clear management philosophy, and just like us you are convinced that it is through collaboration and openness we develop as individuals and as a company. We see all employees, regardless of position, as leaders when we approach the challenges that the world - and we - face. In close cooperation with our stakeholders, we steer towards our vision of a sustainable society – and inspire industry to make more with less. More about Höganäs Höganäs is the world's leading manufacturer of iron and metal powders. Together with our customers we develop tomorrow's automotive components, products for brazing, electric motors and systems for sustainable energy production. Höganäs was founded in 1797 and today we employ 2,500 committed people in 17 countries in Americas, Europe and Asia. Our turnover during 2019 was 10,343 MSEK. Our owners are Lindéngruppen and FAM.
Contact person
Christian Vanden Buverie


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