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.
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.
100K+ per annum (NZD)