Maintenance Manager - Fife

Ref: 529 Date Posted: Monday 22 Jul 2024

2020 Recruitment are working with a Fife based Biomass Plant who are looking to add a Maintenance Manager to their team.

This would be a permanent position that offers the successful candidate a competitive salary as well as fantastic benefits.

This is a key management role and therefore the successful candidate will have the necessary management knowledge and experience, together with strong leadership skills. You will hold a current NEBOSH Certificate or equivalent, be a competent CMMS user with a high level of technical and operational plant awareness.

The Role

Reporting to the Station Manager, the focus of the Maintenance Manager is delivering the key strategic objectives for the site. Manage all aspects of maintenance on site, and the performance of employees and contractors involved in such work. To maximise plant availability and achieve the safe and efficient operation of the power station.


As the Maintenance Manager your duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Manage short-term and long-term maintenance objectives for the site.
  • Lead a team of multi-skilled technicians, providing guidance and direction.
  • Manage the adoption of the latest technologies in plant condition monitoring and statutory compliance.
  • Hold responsibility for the station’s maintenance budgets and ensure alignment with the stations’ business plan.
  • Adhere to and manage the procurement of goods and services.
  • Coordinate, plan and manage all outages to include liaising with contractors.
  • Support the execution of the Management system.
  • Assist the Financial Controller with detailing and communicating all maintenance costs.


To be considered for the Maintenance Manager you must have the following skills and experience:

  • NESBOSH Certificate
  • Previous management experience
  • Strong mechanical knowledge
  • Time served apprenticeship or equivalent working experience
  • Power generation/utility or similar experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Drivers licence


As the Maintenance Manager you will be offered the following:

  • Salary of £55k-£65k
  • Permanent contract
  • 5% pension contribution
  • Private dental care
  • PPE provided and changed
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free car charging
  • Discounted electrical cars
  • Career progression


To apply for this position or to learn more about the role please contact Robert at 2020 Recruitment by phone or email.