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Lead Maintenance Delivery Manager

Downer - Pakenham, VIC

Manufacturing & Industrial
Source: uWorkin


Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Downer has over 100 years’ experience delivering total rail asset solutions for its passenger and freight customers. We have an extensive national footprint with approximately 20 sites across Australia.

Be part of Victoria’s biggest ever train order and help us create the 65 bigger, better trains a growing Victoria needs. It is your chance to be part of a project that is setting up Victoria to become a future train supplier to Australia and the world. The High Capacity Metro Trains (HCMT) Project is a Victorian Government initiative and a $2.3 billion investment in Victoria’s rolling stock industry.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Maintenance Delivery Manager to join our team in VIC - Pakenham. This is a full-time permanent opportunity.

The Lead Maintenance Delivery Manager is responsible for managing, mentoring and developing the team of Maintenance Delivery Managers and supporting them in their daily activities to meet and exceed Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and People targets. With a focus on driving a high performing workforce, this role is responsible for maximising the utilisation of resources and assets, whilst implementing continuous improvement activities through lean and best practice benchmarks.

This position will provide strong leadership and direction to support the MDM Team and the Multi Skilled Workforce in ensuring preventative maintenance, fault analysis process and relevant rectification work is carried out to the correct standards and time frames.

Primarily this role will be performed on day shift but you will be required to be flexible and support the 24/7 roster where required to ensure there is always the appropriate level of management on site.

About You:

  • Significant leadership and team management experience, driving a high performing accountable workforce over multiple shifts.
  • Demonstrated drive to activate change within a team, directed towards strategic outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to influence Safety culture and lead a wide variety of staff in the performance of their duties in a safe and effective manner
  • Demonstrable application of LEAN methodologies within a production environment
  • Ability to apply creative and advanced problem solving skills and Kaizen change action, to effectively resolve complex issues, reduce cost, enhance quality and increase productivity
  • Ability to drive projects and complete within specified time frames
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills, with excellent customer service skills and sound judgement and decision making skills developed in various unionised environments.
  • Proven experience in the maintenance and management of work schedules and working to budgets.
  • Meet the requirements of a rail safety worker

Desirable but not essential

  • Trade qualifications and/or significant experience in a large production/maintenance or rolling stock maintenance/service/overhaul environment
  • Lean production techniques such as TPM, VSM, 5’s, Waste reduction, RCA, Kaizen, SMED

What we offer:

  • Full time permanent opportunity with a competitive remuneration package
  • The opportunity to work within an energetic, highly skilled team
  • The ability to work on a key rolling stock project with an industry leader
  • A workplace that focuses on Zero Harm, making safety a core part of everything we do

How to Apply:

Please note applications will not be accepted via email, please apply via the link.

Employment with Downer is subject to a Pre-Employment Medical and on-going drug and alcohol screening 

Downer does not accept any unsolicited resume referrals from Recruitment Agencies. 

Notwithstanding the location of this position, all qualified Australian citizens and permanent residents from all locations are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date: AUS Eastern Standard Time