Maintenance Lead

Cheshire East
Full time
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AstraZeneca UK
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10,001+ employees
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Job Title: Maintenance Lead

Introduction to Role:

Join us as a Maintenance Lead in our Operations department, where you will be responsible for delivering asset and energy performance within the utilities department. This role offers the opportunity to lead the way on sustainability across our sites, fulfilling AstraZeneca's ambitious sustainability strategy by promoting sustainable work practices and spotting opportunities for improvement. As a first line manager, you will coach and support junior engineers, technicians and engineering coordinators to achieve world-class asset performance through equipment expertise and application of world-class asset care processes.


As a Maintenance Lead, you will be accountable for the performance of the systems and asset care processes in terms of utility availability, generation performance & output quality. You will ensure that engineering controls that contribute to SHE/GMP compliance are maintained appropriately and that new demands from changes in standards are implemented. You will also manage your budget responsibilities, track and control manpower and non-manpower spend within your area and set up appropriate compliant service level agreements with suppliers and key specialists to ensure optimal standards of asset performance.

Essential Skills/Experience:

- Relevant engineering degree (preferred) or recognised engineering training route (e.g. apprenticeship)

- Significant & relevant experience of assets & asset care practices within a highly regulated environment

Desirable Skills/Experience:

- Chartered or working towards Chartership with an appropriate engineering institution

At AstraZeneca, we pioneer new approaches and processes across our sites, empowering our teams to foster a Lean mindset and sustainable practices. Every change we make is to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We understand the critical role we play in helping to eliminate emissions from operations by 2025. We are the champions of Lean, ensuring our teams understand and embody the benefits it can bring. There's improved quality and safety, as well as speed. Our manufacturing sites are environments of constant and rapid change. It's a place to expect the unexpected. There's rarely an obvious answer to the varied challenges we face, so it takes adaptability, flexibility and patience to thrive here.

Are you ready to take on a new challenge every day? Are you passionate about leading teams and driving sustainable practices? If so, apply today and join us in making a difference!

Date Posted


Closing Date

24-Jun-2024Our mission is to build an inclusive and equitable environment. We want people to feel they belong at AstraZeneca and Alexion, starting with our recruitment process. We welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of characteristics. We offer reasonable adjustments/accommodations to help all candidates to perform at their best. If you have a need for any adjustments/accommodations, please complete the section in the application form.