Manager Maintenance - Asnæs

  • Category: Manufacturing
  • Location: Asnaes, DK

We are growing our business – be an important part of our success
Can you inspire, motivate and lead a maintenance team to deliver optimal production 24/7? Are you experienced with both mechanical and electrical maintenance? And do you want to contribute to connecting a greener world? Then this role as Maintenance Manager might be your next career step!

If you have a keen interest and solid experience with maintenance in a manufacturing company, both the preventive part and delivering solutions for break-downs, our offer to you is a company with high expertise, skilled people and a strategy of growth, innovation and sustainability.

The position is located at our production site in Asnæs, and you will collaborate with multiple stakeholders, both locally and globally. Some travel days a year are included in the role.

Secure technical performance and development
In the role of Maintenance Manager, you will initially lead a team of 14 colleagues vital for our production capacity, and as we expand our factory the size of the team will increase. Each of them is very skilled in their area of expertise, and your role is to define the required maintenance tasks based on preventive maintenance adapting to daily situations. This includes securing updated machine safety on all relevant equipment and evaluating, planning and building up relevant spare parts stock.

Your contribution is key for everyone in our production 

  • Secure maintenance coverage 24/7
  • Handle break-downs; prioritize, right manning, spare parts
  • Develop the maintenance program by carrying out a risk assessment, and making adaptions to the maintenance strategy
  • Proactive plan for internal maintenance project
  • Participate in overall investment projects at the site 
  • Daily management of the team

Ability to create commitment and communication at all levels

As a person, you have a positive and inspiring attitude towards your diverse team creating team spirit and motivation for all tasks at hand. Our ideal candidate is a future-focused leader skilled in methodical problem-solving and real-world application. You have solid communication skills, knowing your landscape of stakeholders and being able to lead firmly using your empathic skills.  

We believe that you have:

  • A BSc. in Technology management, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or electrical service engineering. Having an electrical authorization can be beneficial
  • At least 2 years of management experience
  • Experience with process plants
  • Fluently in Danish and English
  • High competence in Microsoft Office, SAP, Maximo (or similar)

Contact and application
NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from diverse backgrounds can thrive and be inspired to do their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance and that an inclusive and welcoming culture creates a better workplace.


Read more about Life@NKT and listen to some voices of NKT Connectors here.

If you have any questions about the position, you are welcome to contact Operational Director Michael Larsen, or +45 2879 2980. In case you have any inquiries about the recruitment process, please reach out to Sr. HR Manager Renate Pedersen, 

If you feel excited about this opportunity and feel inspired by our purpose “We connect a greener world”, please apply with your CV and cover letter via the link as soon as possible. We will review applications on an ongoing basis. Behavioural tests can occur in our recruitment processes. Please note that due to the GDPR, we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. 

We look forward to receiving your application!


About NKT
Offers a broad range of building wire, low- and medium-voltage power cable supporting both safety in the building sector and the European energy transition. NKT markets high-quality products exceeding high customer expectations and has developed ergonomic solutions that are easy to install. Here, you will join a diverse and international organization operating from five main production sites with strong market positions across Europe driven by customer centricity and a growth focus. 

At NKT, we are all Connectors. We connect to develop leading technologies that enable the world’s transition to renewable energy - and we stay connected to grow as people and professionals. As a company, NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 5.000 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 2.6 billion in 2023. We connect a greener world. 

What we offer:

Remote work possibilities

Flexible working hours

Strong safety culture

Exciting career development opportunities

Global company & Scandinavian culture

Hightech industry environment


Daniel is an electrician at our HV Solutions site in Cologne. He enjoys working with a diverse range of generations at NKT and is proud of our company’s focus on safety.

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