Maintenance Manager at Wartsila Marine and Power Services Nigeria Limited

Wartsila Marine and Power Services Nigeria Limited is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2018, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Maintenance Manager

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are looking for a reliable Maintenance Manager to join our West Africa Operational Organization and based in Ewekoro, Nigeria, and you will be reporting to the Agreement Manager.

Main Responsibilities

  •  Plan, lead and manage daily maintenance activities at the plant and/or assigned team in order to ensure customer satisfaction and to reach set contractual quality, financial, cost and time targets.
  •  Ensure maintenance reliability and availability of the plant according to contract.
  • Ensure that the performance targets of the plant are reached according to the contract in own responsibility area.
  • Implement Contract Management action plans, processes and guidelines in the assigned responsibility area.
  • Prepare reports, maintenance plan and budget as instructed by the Contract Manager.
  • Identify and actively seek to improve maintenance reliability and availability of the plant.
  • Follow-up and optimize the maintenance costs of the plant.
  • Develop the maintenance working routines at the plant.
  • Maintain good internal and external stakeholder relationships.
  • Negotiate and purchase materials and services for maintenance according to the plan.
  • Ensure competent resources and competence development of the maintenance resources and/or assigned team.
  • Ensure that the condition of the plant and equipment are according to applicable guidelines and policies and take corrective actions when needed.
  • Ensure that the work is executed at plant according to Wärtsilä Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental guidelines and customer site procedures as well as assigned maintenance plan.


  • Develop the maintenance working routines at the plant
  • Development and improvement of the maintenance plan and all resources to its right implementation and administration.
  • Develop and train maintenance team members and ensure optimum performance at all times.


  • M.Sc. / B.Eng. / B.Sc. in Mechanical, Marine, Electrical Engineering or equivalent

Desired Behaviours:

  • Achieving results
  • Making change happen
  • Decisiveness and action orientation
  • Planning and target setting
  • Situational and cultural sensitivity
  • Business and Customer focus.

Management & Leadership Competencies:

  • Team building
  • Communication
  • Coaching
  • Management skills
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Professional Skill Contract Planning, Operation Management and Maintenance Management.
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities
  • Team building, Communication, Coaching Management skills
  • Understanding of Cyber security, Engine knowledge and Scheduled maintenance Auxiliary system.
  • Ability to provide guidance and feedback and training to team members to strengthen specific knowledge / skill areas needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem,
  • WECS, UNIC and Engine Fine tuning experience is an added advantage.
  • Problem solving and innovative mindset and maintain positive working relationships with customers, peers, subordinates, and vendors in a fast-paced Customer environment.
  • Strong work-related experience as project Maintenance Manager with reliable years of field service experience OR Proven job experience in power plants/ marine/industrial at managerial level.
  • Several years of relevant working experience on Wärtsilä engines or similar 4-stroke engines.
  • Several years of experience on Wärtsilä W18V50DF Engines is an added advantage.
  • In-depth understanding of maintenance management procedures.
  • Cost awareness & effectiveness Local legislations and labour laws Wärtsilä quality, safety, environment skills Workplace ICT equipment & applications skill.

How to Apply
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