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Maintenance Supervisor - Mechanical | Pharmaceutical Industry | South East Melbourne

  • South East Melbourne
  • Full-time permanent opportunity
  • Growing innovative pharmaceutical company
  • Excellent salary, working culture and family friendly working conditions


We are seeking an exceptional Maintenance Supervisor to lead a Mechanical Maintenance team for a well established Pharmaceutical Manufacturer based in South East Melbourne.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager the purpose of the Maintenance Supervisor is to achieve engineering/maintenance targets and implement a preventive maintenance culture through a diverse team of people providing leadership and guidance in GMP, OHS and cost control.


  • Ensures all maintenance tasks are executed using the appropriate safety standards and are compliant with policies, regulations and SOP’s
  • Ensure that Maintenance Department targets are being met such as minimum down time and break downs
  • Conducting root cause analyses to identify machinery issues and diagnostic support
  • Supervise maintenance processes so that all works are completed as efficiently as possible and to the required quality standards
  • Review standard maintenance tasks and other relevant documents and to drive continuous improvement and efficiency
  • Manage the Mechanical maintenance team via effective training, mentoring, coaching, motivating, performance managing and communication
  • Maintain an understanding of the principles of GMP as applied to plant and equipment


  • Tertiary qualified in Engineering or Trade qualified in mechanical
  • Experience in Pharmaceutical/Food or other FMCG industry within a development in a maintenance / production environment
  • Experience in a team leader or supervisor role in a maintenance environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of GMP principles and OH&S requirements
  • Sound understanding of computerised maintenance management systems (SAP preferred)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills with the proven ability to coach and mentor staff
  • Excellent organisational, planning/resourcing and time management skills
  • Be Proactive and Self-motivated
  • Honest, enthusiastic and willing to learn
  • Have great attention to detail and be able to prioritise effectively and to adapt to changing priorities
  • Able to set up new systems and review existing systems for continual improvement

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