Maintenance Manager (m/f/x)

WIOSS France • Recy


With more than 5,100 colleagues the WITRON group are a strong partner for highly automated logistic systems. From planning to realization and up to maintenance.

Our teams – far more than just mechanics, electronic technicians, mechatronic engineers – follow the beat and lend a hand with our high-tech systems. Professional and perfectly equipped with full power for finding the best solution.


Rue du terme de la Mouic, 51520 Recy

from today
Being part of the WITRON Group the WIOSS France stands for long-term experience and competence when it comes to service, maintenance as well as the operation of logistics systems.

Your role in our team

General Summary

The Maintenance Manager is responsible for leading the maintenance of an automated material handling system in a warehouse environment. This person will lead, mentor, and coach the site maintenance team and provide support to the Site Manager in the day-to-day operations of the system. This is a hands-on position that requires a commitment to be present on the floor with his/her team and be available as the subject matter expert to lead the repair and preventive maintenance routines.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Effectively lead a team of electro-mechanical technicians in the maintenance, repair, and enhancement of an advanced warehouse automated material handling system
  • Directly manage team leads, promote a sense of innovation, commitment, and success in all maintenance team activities through people-centric coaching, mentoring, and development
  • Ensure the proper review of system condition through constant evaluation and analysis of system performance in conjunction with the continuous improvement team
  • Build and lead the execution of efficient preventive maintenance schedules to minimize operational impact and ensure production targets are met or exceeded
  • Direct the activity of the spare parts clerk to ensure the necessary inventory to guarantee system performance and the timely resolution of breakdowns
  • Drive compliance in the fields of safety, human resources policy, and general best practices
  • Support the Site Manager in the overall leadership of the local team and serve as a proxy in his absence with colleagues, the customer and internal senior management

This site operates 24/7, and thus the Maintenance Manager is responsible for scheduling and overseeing the continuous duties of his/her team.

Ideal candidate profile

Education & Experience

  • 5+ years of experience in the following:
    - Management of service and maintenance in production environments that utilize a range of mechanical automation and material handling equipment as well as electrical systems and PLCs
    - Management experience in an industrial environment with production or manufacturing equipment
  • Previous experience with material handling automation in an automated warehouse a plus 

Skills & Knowledge

  • Management of teams, with a total of more than 40 colleagues working in shift patterns
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Knowledge of OSHA safety guidelines
  • Excellent mechanical maintenance and repair skills
  • Knowledge of wiring diagrams and electrical measuring a plus
  • Familiarity and/or experience with:
    - electrics/mechanics in drive technology (motors/gears)
    - control technology (controls/inverters)
    - 3 Phase 480v, DC and 24v control
  • Ability to ensure quality maintenance is performed
  • Practical attitude and ability to learn new skills
  • Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written
  • Excellent PC skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Scheduling & Travel

  • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally as needed for training, projects, and leadership meetings
  • Ability to work as necessary to support site operations/maintenance requirements

Physical Requirements

  • continuous walking, climbing and standing 
  • Lifting, pulling and pushing up to 50 pounds 
  • Ability to work at heights of 115 feet 
  • Ability to work in temperatures ranging from 34°F to -15°F


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We value our employees wellbeing and security. As a member of our team you will be a part of our unique company culture that provides our employees with advantages and opportunities.

Team spirit

We are there for one another and as a company we strive to always become better. You can look forward to being part of a great team environment.

Loyality Bonus

Employees will have the opportunity to participate in our Loyality Bonus program once eligible.

Social benefits

WITRON has a tradition of observing “Special Days” in our employees lives and will provide added benefits or bonuses to help celebrate certain milestones.

Support & Opportunity

Performance is worth the effort. Your potential will be both recognized and supported. Career Opportunities are available for all of our employees, come grow with WITRON.

Top equipment

We will provide you with brand name work apparel and professional tools to make sure all of our employees have the right equipment to do the job.

Corporate culture

Flat hierarchies, an open-door policy, various company events and team building measures are a part of WITRON. A company with modern values and positive culture is waiting for you.

Employee events

After business comes pleasure! Look forward to our informal summer and Christmas parties.

Other Benefits

Paid special leave for relocation or family occasions, subsidised meals in the company canteen and job bike leasing


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Do you have any questions?

Do you have any questions?

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