Maintenance Manager


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this vacancy


Royal Vopak is the world’s leading independent tank storage company that employs around 6,000 employees in 23 countries throughout the world. We store vital products with care. Products for everyday life of today, and of the future. The energy that allows us to turn on the lights, heat or cool our homes or commute to work; the chemicals found in millions of useful products, including your phones; the edible oils to prepare food. We are also developing new infrastructure solutions to actively contribute to the introduction of future vital products, such as sustainable transport fuels for airplanes, flow batteries for storing clean electricity, and hydrogen, which can be used to store and transport renewable energy. For more information, please visit


To be successful in this role candidates must be able to demonstrate:

  • Good  understanding of strategic asset management and maintenance execution within Major Hazard Facilities
  • Knowledge of local and international infrastructure codes and standards
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong professional ethics with high integrity
  • High level of organisational planning and time management skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders


This is a Sydney based permanent role, reporting to the Terminal Manager.

Tasks include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide effective management to ensure contractor safety, work execution with a high level of performance and discipline
  • Overseeing and leading maintenance activities and projects such as inspection, repair, upgrade of the facilities to comply with Vopak Standards and local regulatory requirements
  • Developing maintenance planning strategies and schedules based on the criticality review results, maintenance procedures, audit results and Vopak standards
  • Ensuring that all assets perform as per the performance standards mentioned in the safety case, EPL (Environment Protection Licences), conditions of consent and all other associated legislative or statutory requirements
  • Management of asset inspections, reviewing inspection results and determining follow up actions in a timely and accurate manner
  • Monitoring of resource utilisation for preventive and corrective maintenance to ensure cost control
  • Leading development of document control for maintenance management and ensuring all records are stored in the designated system
  • Conducting and/or participating in periodic internal reviews or audits
  • Managing and providing effective leadership to the Reliability and Maintenance Engineers


If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and a unique cover letter - something that describes who you are, your thinking/belief and addresses the criteria mentioned above.

* Only those who are successful for the interview will be contacted.

* Vopak is an equal opportunity employer.

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