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Reliability & Maintenance Manager – i628

multi-talented, 100% reliable leader with awesome people skills
Job Description

Kubuswoningen Rotterdam

In this MT position you are the visionary leader and change agent, responsible for driving, implementing and improving maintenance activities, to ensure maximum reliability and uptime of the assets and minimize costs. Reporting to the Site Manager you plan, execute and lead the maintenance activities within the agreed time and QEHS standards. With your hands-on approach, you inspire and lead your maintenance team members, covering different disciplines like E&I, rotating and static. You take pride in your employees and you energize them to seize opportunities and excel as a team, always keeping team spirit high, even in stressful conditions. Your team detects bottlenecks systematically and develops improvement initiatives. Moreover, you know the right balance between preventive and curative maintenance and you develop instruments and methods to reduce maintenance costs, always with safety first. You team up with Planning to develop a maintenance planning for the short and long term. Furthermore, you are the direct link with Operations and Engineering and ensure a flexible cooperation with all parties. With your passion for results, you promote the added value of a pro-active approach, keeping an eye on structure, information, analysis and action. You gain commitment from team leaders and employees and assist (facilitate/coach) them with the implementation, start-up phase and cost control. Your sharp analysis and creative solutions impress demanding manufacturing stakeholders.

  • University degree in relevant field, e.g. Mechanical or Chemical Engineering
  • A proven track record of progressive experience in the manufacturing industry and excellent insight in the process industry
  • At least ten years of successful leadership experience in maintenance
  • People manager with strong focus on reliability, total quality, customers and cost effectiveness
  • Sense of urgency and integrity, a ‘can do’ mentality and hands-on approach
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities, implement change and drive results through people
  • Good communication skills, including Dutch and English

Hef Brug Rotterdam


Our client, based in the Rotterdam Harbor Area, is a key production site of a global leader in the chemical industry. The company is driven with safety, reliability and total cost effectiveness in mind. It has set outstanding records of investment to date and has impressive investment plans for the near future, to upscale its activities in order to continue to be a top performer in the next decades. To compete in the global market, our client needs smart and daring leaders with a wholehearted commitment to face challenges head-on and embrace all opportunities to grow successful teams and optimize the business. We are searching for a strong people manager with strategic and operational thinking, to ensure reliability and best in class performance.


We are interested in talking to candidates, female and male, who can display a consistent record of high achievement. Tenacity, flexibility and solid experience are all qualities which enable you to lead and grow within a complex and demanding global leader. Successful candidates will receive an attractive remuneration package as well as international career opportunities. We will only recruit the best!

Your Consultant

Jolanda Bijl Pantapasin InternationalSuccessful careers combine inspiration, engagement and continuous learning to develop your full potential. Your consultant, Jolanda Bijl is a knowledgeable and reliable partner who can open doors to cool (international) opportunities within blue chip corporations or innovative new ventures. You can check the reviews from clients and candidates on our fan page or find out more on Linkedin.

If you feel you have the qualities to meet this challenge, please send a detailed CV and covering letter to Jolanda M.C. Bijl of Pantapasin International, quoting reference i628.


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