Hof / Saale, DE, 95028

Function:  Industrial Operations
Employment type:  Full Time
Required experience:  Experienced - over 5 years
Reference ID:  75161

Plant Maintenance Manager



At Nexans our global vision is to electrify the future. At Distribution & Usages buisness group this means providing reliable cabling systems and smart energy solutions, including power accessories, to make buildings and power networks more efficient, more people oriented and more sustainable.

Nexans recognizes the differences that make each employee valuable and unique. Diversity is key to performance and to our global ambition to lead the world in the energy transition towards a sustainable planet. This we know from experience. All differences are appreciated and respected at Nexans. As a result, you will be an active part of a multinational organization where we cultivate the culture of sharing your unique point of view. This is why we encourage diversity in our recruitment - Bring yours to Nexans, it is welcome!





1. Curative and Preventive Maintenance:

  • Focus on critical equipment, ensuring service levels and response times meet or exceed expectations.
  • Prioritize equipment compliance for safety and quality standards.
  • Take charge of equipment documentation, meticulously recording events like breakdowns, modifications, and retrofits for future analysis.
  • Implement and analyze Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to assess and optimize the effectiveness of themaintenance processes.


2. Spare Parts and Inventory:

  • Maintain and manage a comprehensive spare parts list and inventory for efficient maintenance operations.


3. Maintenance Strategy:

  • Promote and implement level 1 maintenance practices.
  • Define and develop the overall maintenance strategy, distinguishing between maintenance level 1 and maintenance level 2.
  • Identification of and negotiation with maintenance partners (critical skills, remote maintenance, service level, etc.)


4. Industrial Projects:

  • Participate in industrial projects, emphasizing equipment standardization and reliability during the specification stage.
  • Concentrate on strategic equipment and special processes.


5. Energy Saving:

  • Contribute to energy-saving initiatives through the implementation of good operational practices, selecting appropriate equipment, and ensuring proper maintenance.
  • Recording energy consumption
  • Supervision of the EnMS according to ISO 50001  


6. Team Development:

  • Lead the development of the maintenance team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Provide training and support for operators in production (maintance level 1)





  • Proven experience in a maintenance management role, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong knowledge of CNC milling, lathe operations, surface treatment, and tooling for CNC machines.
  • Familiarity with energy-saving practices and maintenance strategies.
  • Experience in the ISO 50001 energy management system.
  • Excellent leadership and team building skills.
  • Effective communication in both German and English and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail with a focus on safety, quality and regulatory compliance.




We offer:

Long-term appeal with a lot of personal accountability and room for your own ideas in a global, constantly evolving organi- zation. Nexans‘ working style is characterized by a short information channel and uncomplicated, cooperative interaction with one another. Further training and opportunities for advancement are equally important to us as an attractive salary and a pleasant working atmosphere.




Among our employees we share the same values- we are pioneers of the energy transition, dedicated to deliver to the highest standards of performance, united to achieve our ambitious goal.

At the individual level our growth culture is built on trust and collaboration.  We wish to welcome you as a valuable member of our team. To enable impact we believe in autonomy at the local level at the same time as we encourage knowledge sharing within our global engineering competence.



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