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Maintenance Manager Jobs

Maintenance Manager Jobs

How to Enter

To become a Maintenance Manager in New Zealand, most employers will prefer you to have a Bachelor of Engineering or similar, and some may expect you to have a post-graduate degree, such as a Masters of Engineering. In any case, having more than five years’ experience is generally preferred.

Typical Responsibilities

The typical responsibilities of a Maintenance Manager can include some or all of the following:

  • Deciding maintenance goals and timetables

  • Setting and reporting budgets

  • Identifying what materials, supplies, machinery and equipment are needed to meet goals

  • Managing suppliers and vendors

  • Evaluating maintenance processes and creating reports

  • Maintaining, testing, improving and deciding when to repair or replace equipment and machinery

  • Developing new processes

  • Developing, training and assisting Engineers

  • Meeting and liaising with clients and customers

  • Overseeing maintenance safety standards and risks


Maintenance Managers may choose to take up a similar position in another industry or specialise further within Engineering Management, such as Manufacturing Technology, Quality Control or Health & Safety.

Salary Range

100K+ per annum (NZD)​