Engineering Maintenance Manager - West Footscray

Fenner Dunlop

West Footscray, VIC

Posted 2/12/2019

Engineering Maintenance Manager

Fenner Dunlop is the leading supplier of conveyor services in Australia for one reason - our people. Each day our employees are put the test, overcoming physical challenges with enthusiasm and ultimately delivering excellence by working as a team and taking pride in their work. Recognised as an employer of choice and a place where you’re proud to work, we ensure that you are fully supported in your workplace and have a real sense of purpose.

Fenner Dunlop recognise and reward our people with favourable work/life balance options, ongoing training and mentoring.

We seek a qualified and experienced Engineering Maintenance Manager to manage plant maintenance as well as provide engineering and technical expertise to improve safety, quality & environmental performance, reliability, operability and efficiency/productivity of the manufacturing operation.

  • Lead the maintenance team to maintain and improve plant reliability and to keep production running at optimum levels.
  • Work closely with the Plant Manager, Supervisors and operators to troubleshoot issues, work on plant breakdown and review processes and procedures to identify root cause and implement continuous improvement activities.
  • Manage reliability and maintenance operating costs.
  • Responsible for employee and industrial relations relating to the maintenance function.
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement and operational excellence.
  • Drive the Preventative Maintenance program
  • Identify future capital works projects and provide recommendations for actions relating to the projects. Manage capital works projects.
  • Provide engineering and technical support to maintenance and production personnel.

Selection Criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications in an engineering discipline (Mechanical preferred)
  • Experience in maintenance planning with the ability to work with and understand CMMS systems
  • Experience and demonstrated ability to effectively lead, develop and manage a team
  • Strong understanding of mechanical processes with experience in a plant engineering, plant maintenance or similar role
  • Exposure to continuous improvement initiative
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • A strong commitment to safety and quality
  • Competent knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Willingness to work outside of hours as required


On offer is a competitive salary package and the opportunity to join a global company in the mining sector, with benefits including Employee Assistance Program, easy access to West Footscray station which is a 5-minute walk as well as free onsite parking.

If you are interested in this position, please apply today. Or if you wish to discuss this position further, please call Penny on (03) 9680 4570 for a private and confidential discussion.

Disclaimer – Third party agency referrals will not be accepted.


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