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Mechanical Maintenance Manager

  • £42,149 - £50,296
  • Permanent
  • Coventry, UK
  • 16787

At the University of Warwick, our research is internationally leading, provocative and impactful. Our research transforms the ways in which we understand the world, creating lives that are healthier, safer, more resilient, more just and more fulfilled.


Solutions to global, national and regional challenges are achieved through disciplinary and interdisciplinary research that pushes the frontiers of knowledge. All our research is inspired by fundamental questions led by our own intellectual curiosity. Through our research, we also strive to inspire the curiosity of others.


The Mechanical Maintenance Manager will lead the delivery of mechanical maintenance and services, delivered by the in-house team and specialist contractors. You will ensure that all statutory, planned and breakdown works are completed safely, cost effectively and to agreed KPI and Service Statement.  We benefit from a diverse estate of historic buildings combined with numerous new builds including the National Automotive Innovation Centre, Mathematical Sciences Building and Sports Hub.


Due to the criticality and diversity of the Estate’s infrastructure, the Mechanical Services section are responsible for the operations and maintenance of a wide variety of complex equipment such as environmental systems, heating, ventilation, and pressure systems. A key part to the role will be to ensure mechanical systems compliance and adherence to regulations.  The appointed candidate will lead a well-structured in-house team of c.30 technicians, surveyors, engineers, supervisors, and managers. Whilst also taking full responsibility for the mechanical services budget, ensuring maintenance and projects are delivered within a financial plan. 


The successful candidate will be qualified to HND/Degree level in a Mechanical Services discipline with extensive experience in the management of planned & reactive maintenance and project management. This is a wide-ranging role which will suit professionals with experience across diverse, complex estates who are adept in delivering ‘best in class’ services in similar high public footfall environments.


To arrange a confidential discussion and/or to request the full briefing particulars, please contact our retained advisor Matthew Giles on of The Management Recruitment Group.


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