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Mechanical Maintenance Manager (Ovaro, Udine)

RDM Group is looking for a Mechanical Maintenance Manager to join the Maintenance Team based in Ovaro (UD), Italy.


The Mechanical Maintenance Manager, in accordance with the efficiency objectives (output quantity and quality, electric and tool maintenance costs, and related matters) sent by the Technical Manager, is responsible for the efficiency of production units and auxiliary services, while respecting budget returns and costs.


They plan and coordinate maintenance tasks to reach the efficiency objectives set by the Management, by checking the quality of materials and of the execution of installation works. They collaborate with the Technical and Mill Manager in defining the investment plans related to units and tools, to improve efficiency and performances, by pointing out any anomalies and suggesting suitable actions.

The Mechanical Maintenance Manager reports to the Mill Manager.


Main responsibilities:

  • Analysing the performance indicators of units and tools, in a general mechanical field (including all unit lubrication);
  • Making the necessary decisions for correct planning of maintenance tasks, carrying out new investments, in accordance with the production days set on a budget level for the mill, in agreement with and under the supervision of the Technical Manager;
  • Suggesting new technological solutions to the Technical and Mill Managers, thanks to a constant monitoring of the technological evolution of their industry and others;
  • Working closely with the Electronic Maintenance Manager, the Technical Office, the Production Dep. Manager, the Laboratory Manager and the Finishing Manager to optimize plants and machines in the department;
  • Accountability for the relationship with technical/unit suppliers and for constantly assessing their competence in the service allocated to them and the quality level of the tasks they performed;
  • Monitoring and managing, along with the Spare Parts Warehouse Supervisor, the technical stocks;
  • Collaborating with the mill Procurement staff in identifying and pre-qualifying suppliers;
  • Accountability for optimising mechanical maintenance costs (external actions, plant supplies and their implementation, etc.), for department productivity, for malfunction/breakdown downtimes and, more in general, for unit efficiency;
  • Defining with the reference team the efficiency target of the machines and process, to guarantee maintenance process conformity, product quality and machine efficiency;
  • Making sure that their team share and are assessed on ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 50001, OHSAS 18001 mill targets;
  • Applying a continuous audit of the process they are accountable for, to optimize the maintenance costs and make the whole process (scheduled and extraordinary maintenance) more efficient;
  • Keeping constantly in contact with tool and technology suppliers, with the external maintenance team, with Mechanical Maintenance Managers of other mills, industry technical working groups, to guarantee a continuous exchange and update of information;
  • Contributing to reaching the mill budget in their area of accountability;
  • Ensuring the quality standards expected by maintenance efficiency to limit unit shutdowns.



Main requirements:

  • Engineering degree (mechanical- mechatronic field)/mechanical technician;
  • At least 5 years in maintenance department preferably in papermaking/board firms, of which at least 2 as manager of mechanical department;
  • Good knowledge of English. Another European language is a preferred;
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to influence others;
  • Excellent Problem-solving capabilities and skills, flexibility;
  • Hands-on attitude and strong execution skills;
  • Ability to structure, prioritize and organize work across functions.


Work place: Ovaro (Udine).


Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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