Assistant Manager - Maintenance

Job location:
Kadthal, India
Created moment:
June 5, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08323

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
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The Position

Assistant Manager - Maintenance

Job Summary


  • Responsible to adhere to the safety standards of Imerys and ensure that they are followed by others 

  • Provide technical support to identify, investigate and solve electrical / mechanical operating and operability of the facility.

  • Coordinate, schedule, and review all plant safety and reliability inspections.

  • Plan, design, and execute necessary repairs and/or modifications to resolve discrepancies identified by the Corporate Inspection Program.

  • Develop and maintain the following equipment documentation; description, spare parts, equipment lists, histories, manuals, flow sheet; documentation, drawings, etc. This is done to ensure the continued reliability of the plant.

  • Plan, develop, and initiate the scope and priority for special maintenance work such as annual plant shutdowns.

  • Participate in the facility’s Process Safety Audit Team. Develop and initiate changes to correct discrepancies as required.

  • To do repair and maintenance of plant equipment. To do plant checking while running. Make sure plant equipment is working in safe condition.

Key tasks:

  • Total plant maintenance,

  • Smooth operations

  • People management



  • Education: B.Tech (Electrical / Mechanical) with min. 5 years of experience or  Diploma in Electrical / Mechanical with minimum 7 years of experience playing an active role and being independently responsible for maintenance function. 

  • Knowledge in  PLC, Automation PC’s, Instrumentation, Erection and Commissioning of PCC & MCC Panels  is preferred, knowledge of Ball Mill & Crushing plant maintenance is a plus

  • Team handling experience

  • A proven record of adaptability to different cultures

  • Fluent in English and Telugu language



  • Should be equipped with strong verbal and written communication skills.

  •  Demonstrated ability to assess, motivate and develop team members

  • Ability to work with teams and lead decision-making processes in a team environment.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication and listening ability.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the principles and applications associated with manufacturing operations, maintenance and engineering.

  • Excellent planning and organisational skills, with the ability to balance production, maintenance and customer needs.

  • A strong ability to be adaptable and flexible.

  • Strong technical, analytical and decision-making skills.

  • Highly motivated, results oriented, driven.


  • Other skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft office  &  Google workspace

  • AutoCAD.


Leadership Competencies:

  • Cares for self & Others: 

Develop self &  You value each team member & their differences and strive to get the best out of them (You demonstrate self-awareness and nurture an inclusive and safe environment, empowering people to do their best).

  • Collaborates for success:

Clearly articulate your viewpoint, listen to & challenge others’ views, and find effective ways to meet shared goals You work together across boundaries to achieve shared goals).

  • Commits to Customers:

establish and maintain mutually beneficial and long-term relationships with customers while earning the reputation of a trusted advisor (You understand (internal and external) customer needs and take action to meet them)

  • Delivers result:

Challenge the status quo to find better and new ways to do things while taking different views and perspectives into account (You deliver sustainable results and strive for excellence.

  • Shapes the Future::

consider environmental, social, and economic factors in determining the best course of action to take (You think in long-term scenarios, anticipate future challenges and opportunities while prioritising sustainability)


Position Type

Full time



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To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.