Engineering Maintenance Manager
Swindon - UK
Posted April 11, 2017

Join us as We Transform How Pharmaceuticals are Made.

Patheon is looking for people who are passionate about making a difference in people’s lives. Patheon is in need of proven leaders to nurture talent, build effective teams and drive engagement in an environment where people are motivated to do their best for the company, its clients and their patients. To inspire collaboration and innovation.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an engineering maintenance manager to join our growing team.  This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking for the next step up in their career.

Reporting directly to Head of Engineering, this is a critical role in maintaining the Engineering effectiveness whilst driving and implementing Kaizen and Continuous Improvement initiatives.

You will lead an experienced team of Maintenance Engineers, with a coordinator reporting directly to you.

Your key stakeholders will be the Production and Quality departments, working closely with these departments to deliver effective engineering solutions and drive change. 

Offering a competitive salary package £45,000 - £50,000, bonus scheme and excellent benefits

Key Requirements

Manage the Maintenance, Facilities and Calibration Engineering team’s.

Ensure SQEP (Suitably Qualified and Experienced Personnel), are equipped with the appropriate tools and knowledge, that equipment is fit for purpose and relevant procedures are accurate and available.

Implement and drive Kaizen initiatives and the Continuous Improvement strategy for equipment reliability, Production needs and supporting departments.

Financial Management of maintenance revenue budget to deliver agreed site and departmental objectives.

Facilitate the Apprenticeship programme for Engineering with HR Supporting

Recognise team external training needs and liase with HR to initiate and monitor training providers


Has experience of working in Engineering at a team leader/manager level

Remains calm under pressure, displaying a positive, solution driven approach

Displays key leadership skills, being visible, approachable and accountable

Understands the Patheon commitments and delivers these with passion and urgency

Support, develop and coach the team to deliver high quality, effective engineering solutions

Can prioritise activities and own workload, ensuring vital tasks are recognised and actioned

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Patheon provides development and manufacturing services for more than 800 pharmaceuticals, including nearly a fifth of the world’s top selling drugs. We’ve helped our clients earn more than twice as many U.S. FDA approvals than any other CDMO. Are you as committed as we are to exceeding expectations with high-quality solutions to complex problems? If so, we want to talk to you about making a healthier world... together. Join us at
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