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As a Maintenance Manager, you will lead the Maintenance department in a clear and inspiring way and will be responsible for all maintenance activities that go with it. You will draft and realize the maintenance policy for the site. The Amsterdam site is our most complex production site in the Netherlands within the Business Unit and has a very positive track record with regards to productivity, service delivery and quality and safety.

This role reports into the Maintenance & Engineering Manager and is part of the Site Management Team. The maintenance team is comprised of two installation managers and several technicians. The site works in two shifts.

Are you an ambitious professional who is eager to have an impact on the company? Apply today to learn more!

Key Responsibilities

  • An important task is the further professionalisation and structuring of your department, at the process, procedure and plant level, but also in terms of culture (attitude and behaviour);
  • You are co-responsible for the (international) application and management of investments (Capex).
  • Ensure good coordination between your department and the internal partners to make the planning and maintenance process run as smoothly as possible.
  • Guarantee and apply the professional standards regarding Safe Working as laid down in the PPG Corporate Requirements and the national and international standards.
  • By effectively maintaining the installations, including the associated documentation and administration, the department contributes to the high safety, delivery and quality requirements;
  • Ensure the correct follow-up of inspections, the points for improvement and you steer the associated (administrative) settlement in accordance with KPIs.
  • Develop and contribute to improvement projects from a long-term vision, for example based on Lean, BPI and TPM principles. You will use analyses from the maintenance management system.
  • Monitor the financial objectives of your department and are accountable for them on a monthly basis.


  • You are in possession of a completed, technical and/or business studies related education on at least HBO level;
  • Direct management experience, additional training or experience in the field of maintenance management is a plus;
  • You have feeling for improvement and change processes and this is for you a condition to perform optimally; Hereby you find it important to introduce processes and structures;
  • An energetic personality with natural superiority that can realise changes together with teams;
  • Passionate about cooperation and results and have the ability to enthuse people for your vision and ideas;
  • Proven analytical skills (helicopter view) and are able to see and make connections and set the right priorities;
  • An excellent command of the Dutch and English languages, both verbally and in writing.

About us:

Here at PPG we make it happen, and we seek candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our values, with the commitment and drive to strive today to do better than yesterday – everyday.


Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company.. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

The PPG Way

Every single day at PPG:

We partner with customers to create mutual value.

We are insightful, dedicated and proactive. We have intimate knowledge of the market and our customers. We focus on practical solutions that make a difference.

We are “One PPG” to the world.

We are better and stronger together. We leverage our scale to reach new markets and introduce innovative technologies as we differentiate and disrupt our markets.

We trust our people every day, in every way.

We enable and empower our people to make the right decisions. We are inclusive, transparent and respectful. Our feedback is clear and actionable.

We make it happen.

We have a passion for winning. We achieve. We deliver with discipline and integrity. We bring our best energy to our work. We decide and act intelligently and quickly.

We run it like we own it.

We respect one another by being responsible and accountable. We always act in the best interest of our company, customers, shareholders and our communities.

We do better today than yesterday – everyday.

We continuously learn. We develop our people to grow our businesses.

PPG Way: (Click here to learn more about the PPG Way)

We are One PPG: http://one.ppg.com/

PPG provides equal opportunity to all candidates and employees. We offer an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email recruiting@ppg.com.

PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit Glassdoor.com and provide feedback on the process, so that we can do better today than yesterday.

Benefits will be discussed with you by your recruiter during the hiring process.

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