Maintenance Manager (Plastic/Chemical Industry) Ascentech Services Ltd – Lagos

Location: Lagos

Department: Maintenance

Industry: Manufacturing – Masterbatch/Chemical/Plastic


  • Coordinating the maintenance team and assigning work areas to them.
  • Ensuring there is no breakdowns or disturbances in the production processes and focusing on areas like cost reduction and improving overall productivity and efficiency.
  • Utility improvement implementation and 5s implementation
  • Maintain the Utilities like Chiller, Dryer, Cooling tower, Generator and Compressor.
  • Develop maintenance schedules and enforce them amongst the maintenance team.
  • Carried out troubleshooting of problem areas and create a clear plan of action for fixing necessary parts.
  • Create and implement measures to minimize breakdowns and repairs (performing qualities checks of all machines, tools, equipment etc.)
  • Ensuring that the machinery and equipment are being used to full capacity and that production is optimum.
  • Plan prevent maintenance and service activities in a way that it does not hamper the production process.
  • Conducting regular routine inspections and ensuring the upkeep and functionality of all the production machines and auxiliary tools and repair of breakdown machinery in the factory in a cost effective manner.
  • Ensure that safety norms and regulations are adhered to.
  • Enduring the proper working of all electrical equipment and systems in the factory
  • Keeping records of all service maintenance and refurbishing works carried out on the machinery and especially calibration certification records of all the machine as and when due.
  • Placing orders for spare parts and equipment for replacement and ascertaining the proper documentation of the same.
  • Authorizing material request for service or repair work on machinery.
  • Managing time-lines and work priorities and allocating resources to meet the assigned factory time-lines and goals.

Other Accountabilities:

  • Prepared Shift, weekly and Monthly report and direct the work of all employees in the maintenance unit
  • Oversee the care and management of all the company’s physical assets and facilities in the factory.
  • Reviewing the performance of all staff within your department and identifying training necessities for them
  • Maintain maintenance records and especially calibration certificates/records periodically as and when due.
  • Carry out other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Management
  • Prepare daily machine performance report, Monthly expenses report

Machines Handled:

  • Twin screw extruders
  • Injection molding machine
  • Kneader machine
  • High speed mixers, DFC and under water pelletizer


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering / Electrical Engineering
  • Professional qualification is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 3 to 4 years’ work experience in masterbatch and compounding machinery industry.
  • Should have both Electrical and Mechanical knowledge of Maintenance of Masterbatch.
  • Good Experience in machine and repairs
  • Excellent knowledge of production, maintenance, troubleshooting, hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical panel boards and PLC
  • Must possess a high level of emotional intelligence and managerial skill particularly planning, organizing, and controlling etc.
  • Excellent skills of root cause analysis, solving production and quality problems
  • Analysis of machine breakdowns and poor performance of machines
  • Emergency maintenance, preventive maintenance planning, utilize maximum efficiency of machines.
  • Technical expertise solving machine design problems, modification of machinery, develop new products, erection and commission of new machines, modification of Mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical circuits.
  • Good expertise of team supervision, minimization of down time and ensure proper maintenance of all company machinery.
  • Motivate team members and documentation
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good time management and planning skills
  • Good organizational and administrative skills
  • Good Technical Skills
  • Computer Skills – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Leadership, effective time management.

Job Type: Full-time

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Abeokuta: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


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