Machinery + Equipment Manager – Dunboyne, Co. Meath

We are currently looking for an experienced Machinery + Equipment Manager to monitor and manage all mobile equipment across the group. The position is based at our Head Office in Piercetown, Dunboyne, Co. Meath.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Monitor and manage all mobile equipment within the fleet including Mobile Crushers + Screeners, Wheel-loaders, Excavators, Dozers, Dumpers, Forklifts, MEWPS and Cranes.
  • Monitor the performances of the machines in each location.
  • Analyse all the telematic information regarding machines and their operators (Caretrak, Komtrak, Finntrack, etc.)
  • Work with Operations and local management to improve efficiencies of all equipment.
  • Ensure that parts are held centrally and not locally.
  • Manage all our maintenance contracts.
  • Assist in specifying new machinery.
  • Assist in the procurement of new machinery.
  • Assist in the disposal of used machinery.
  • Help reduce diesel consumption and assist the company on its sustainability journey.
  • Responsible for monitoring all consumables and wear parts for all machinery.
  • Conduct studies for best value products and supports.
  • Manage lead times of machinery that needs to be changed in line with maintenance contracts.
  • Monitor and manage all road surfacing equipment including Pavers, Rollers, JCB’s, Chippers.
  • Manage all the plant and equipment relating to trucks including Cranes, Mixers Cement Tankers and Trailers.
  • Future development opportunity in the area of the procurement of trucks and commercial vehicles.
  • Comply with company health & safety policies, procedures, systems and rules including the reporting of all hazards and incidents. Ensure that you and your team always work safely.

Qualifications & Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a similar role in a manufacturing/construction environment.
  • 3rd level qualification in related discipline is desirable.

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent knowledge of construction industry machinery and equipment.
  • Ability to build and develop strong supplier relationships.
  • Exceptional IT skills – essential MS Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook).
  • Ability to influence, build consensus and look for collaboration with people from different departments and all levels.
  • Proven contract negotiation skills.
  • Proven ability to engage with onsite Location Managers to manage new initiatives and influence change.
  • Ability to drive continuous improvement.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Full, clean Driver’s License.

Character & Personal Qualities

  • Strong leadership qualities.
  • A team player with a collaborative and flexible approach.
  • Reliable and trustworthy.

 

All applications to recruitment@kilsaran.ie

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