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Maintenance Manager / Head of Maintenance (m/f/d)

Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: Schwerin, MV, DE

Company: Prysmian Group S.p.A.


The Head of Maintenance is responsible for carrying out repairs or preventative service at the machines and systems of the plant.

One of the main tasks is to develop strategies to keep the machinery of the plant in a proper state. This includes the efficient organisation of the team and the support from external supplier.



  • Running the Maintenance Department with a total of 20 employees including electrical and mechanical Maintenance and Ordering
  • Coordination and staff planning of shift workers
  • Track performance of the team with KPI
  • Development of Maintenance strategies (technically and organisationally)
  • Drive preventative maintenance
  • Budget responsibility
  • Developing of people / identifying Training coaching needs
  • Coordination and performance tracking of external supplier
  • Definition of priorities in accordance with production needs



  • Electrical or mechanical engineer with knowledge in controlling, e.g. Industrial Engineer (“Wirtschaftsingenieur”)
  • Previous years experience in electrical and mechanical maintenance of heavy engineering production plants including skills in PLC control
  • Experience in leadership of employees
  • Basic knowledge of occupational and environmental protection Minimum Experience:
  • Experience in digitalization of work organization/paperless office
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem solving and target oriented mentality
  • Interest to quickly learn and take responsibility
  • Pragmatism – capability to set and to handle pragmatically the priorities
  • Team-oriented, able to share competences, network, ideas and information with the rest of the team
  • Knowledge of SAP/ MS-Office
  • Language skills: Fluent German and solid English skills



  • Training opportunities and opportunities for personal growth
  • Variety of challenges
  • Solid industry
  • Multiproduct business
  • Fair payment via collective agreement
  • 30 days of leave

When the competition is tough, victory belongs to the best equipped.


Prysmian Group is the world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. Each year, the Group manufacturers thousands of miles of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, as well as medium low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. We also produce a comprehensive range of optical fibers, copper cables and connectivity for voice, video and data transmission for the telecommunication sector.


We are almost 29.000 employees, across 52 countries. Everyone at Prysmian Group has the potential to make their mark; because whatever you do, wherever you are based, you will be part of a company that is helping transform the world around us.

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