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Maintenance Manager


Kerpen, Nrth Rhine Westfalia, DE, 50170

Req ID:  79698
Department:  Maintenance
Division:  Global APS and Supply Chain

LyondellBasell is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Every day our employees of LyondellBasell work around the clock to reliably and safely deliver the plastics, chemicals, materials, fuels and technologies that advance solutions to our world´s biggest challenges. Found in nearly every sector of the economy, the products and materials produced by LyondellBasell are key to advancing solutions. With a nearly 70-year legacy of game-changing innovation, LyondellBasell is the world´s largest licensor of polyolefin and polypropylene technologies and sells products into approximately 100 countries.


For our production site in Kerpen near Cologne, we are looking for a


Maintenance Manager (m/w/d)


Basic Function:


The Maintenance Manager manages the department Maintenance, which is composed of the work areas: electrics, mechanic and facilities. He supports the site manager in the implementation of projects and he ensures a standardized, safe, economic performance of the work within the time and of the right quality in full compliance with the laws and regulations and according to the current stand of technology.


Roles & Responsibilities:


  • Ensuring the technical availability and continuity of the machinery and equipment of the machines and systems in service.
  • Systematical risk analysis with the help of problem-solving methods. Pursue of the measures in PDCA format.
  • Responsible for compliance and development of the maintenance and inspection plans, as well as for the organization of the realization.
  • Technical support in new projects/processes to the transfer of theory into practice.
  • Professional and disciplinary management as well as development of the employees.
  • Responsibility for CAPEX and OPEX budget preparation as well as the budget compliance of the maintenance department.
  • Key contact for technical investments
  • Co-responsible for ensuring compliance of the applicable accident prevention regulations, as well as health and safety regulations.
  • Providing information on the latest technical development as well as ensuring of the implementation (f.e. CE certification, electrical test, etc.)
  • Ensure compliance with the environment and codes of conduct according to OHSAS 18001 as well as environmental management system according to DIN EN ISO 14001




  • University degree (Bachelor´s degree) in technical sciences, preferred electrical
  • Experience in electrical engineering and mechanics, specific automation, Facility, Lean Tools
  • High analytical capacity and problem-solving competence
  • Professional and disciplinary management of the maintenance employees as well as safety related instructions
  • Team player
  • Open and effective communication
  • Self-confident appearance
  • Knowledge of German and English




What do we offer


We offer you a job with a high level of diverse tasks and responsibilities in an international company that highly values the development of its employees, quality and safety. You get the freedom to take a range of responsibilities in a rapidly evolving environment. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package and challenging opportunities for growth.


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