Interim Management Mission – Industrial Maintenance Manager

Our client is a major industrial player in its field and a member of an international group with various production sites throughout Europe.

For one of its main industrial and production sites in the East of France, we are currently looking for an Industrial Maintenance Manager (M/F) .

The aim of this interim management assignment is to take over from the current professional, who will be moving on to a new key position within the Group.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in continuous-fire industries, either as an existing manager or as an interim manager, and will have experience in managing large maintenance teams.

As part of our Exclusive and Confidential mandate, we will present the best candidates to our client as soon as possible.

🎯 So, even if you're currently at the beach, under the summer sun or traveling, but you're ready to take on these challenges from late very early September 2023 for this excellent assignment,

👉 In that case, please send us your CV in English with a covering message to with reference 23.054.
Our FIT in NETWORK® team will get back to you and arrange a qualification by videoconference, wherever our best candidates are located☀️⛱️

☑️ The company for this opportunity

Industrial sector.
Research & Development.
24/7 continuous-fire production activities.
World-renowned player in its B-to-B distribution sector.
CEVESO-rated site with first-rate HSE systems.

☑️ The Interim Management assignment

Industrial Maintenance Manager (M/F)

Reports directly to the Site Manager
Key member of the site management team

Your main objectives are :

  • Manage the maintenance team of around 50 employees divided into different groups
  • Supervise the subcontractors in charge of certain on-site maintenance activities and present on site, i.e. around 50 people as well
  • Guarantee the quality and timely completion of maintenance activities
  • Ensure compliance with Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) standards
  • Analyze and optimize work processes
  • Draw up maintenance plans in line with Group guidelines
  • Monitor key performance indicators for maintenance activities

In short, for this assignment, you will act as a true right-hand man to the Site Manager to ensure that all production activities can continue on a permanent basis.

🏢 Interim management assignment: based in Eastern France
✈️ Professional mobility : limited to the industrial site
🚩S tart date: beginning September 2023, as soon as the decision is made.
⚽ Length of assignment : 4 months minimum, extendable if necessary
🎯Transformation: depending on the match between our client and the selected candidate, a transformation into a permanent contract remains possible.

☑️ Your key skills and profile

Solid technical skills.
Engineering degree, preferably in mechanical engineering or other technical expertise.
Experience in process industries with continuous activities: Chemicals, Glass, Minerals, Steel, Cement as examples.
Experience of ERP systems, such as SAP with the PM module (a plus).
Woman or Man with a real operational approach, working closely with teams.

Key skills
Fluency in written and spoken English.
Participative management, team leader.
Open-minded and approachable.


This is an Exclusive and Confidential search for our client.

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If so, please send your CV + targeted message only by e-mail to with reference 23.054.

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