Maintenance Manager (100%)

Ready to join a team of visionaries who is dedicated to solving one of humankind’s greatest challenges?

Get to know Climeworks

Climeworks removes CO₂ from the air to fight global warming and protect future generations to come.

We develop, build and operate direct air capture (DAC) machines which capture CO₂ directly from the air. The captured carbon dioxide can either be recycled and reused as a raw material or completely removed from the air by safely storing it underground, permanently.

Founded by engineers, Christoph Gebald and Jan Wurzbacher, Climeworks was built with a mission to inspire 1 billion people to remove CO₂ from the air, and is now the leader in carbon removal technology.

A true climate pioneer, Climeworks is featured as a TIME100 Influential Company 2022 and Global Cleantech 100 Company 2022, driving a revolutionary technology engineered to solve the most pressing issue of our time.

We foster a dynamic environment and are building a global purpose driven team. We are looking for disruptive thinkers, passionate achievers and inspiring leaders that are ready to take on the world’s greatest challenge.

Will you join us? 

Your mission

Job description
  • Your mission at Climeworks is to maintain a safe and compliant plant operation (Safety culture without compromises).
  • You drive and report maintenance KPIs and costs.
  • You implement and maintain the Orca & Mammoth Plants incl. setup of the space parts management.
  • You plan and develop the calibration and maintenance regimes for mechanical & rotating equipment, piping, instrumentation, electrical & control systems equipment for the Orca & Mammoth Plants.
  • You execute and report planned and unplanned maintenance activities of the Orca & Mammoth Plants on mechanical & rotating equipment, piping, instrumentation, electrical & control systems equipment.
  • You maintain required processes and tools.

Your story

  • You completed a B.Sc. degree or equivalent in mechanical engineering or related disciplines.
  • You have at least 12 years work experience in operation and maintenance in the process engineering industry.
  • You demonstrated operation and maintenance experience with mechanical & rotating equipment, piping, instrumentation, electrical & control system equipment.
  • You have experience in ramp up and commercial plant operation & maintenance incl.plant improvement.
  • You have proven work experience in a scale-up and/or first of its kind environment.
  • You have detailed technical knowledge and capabilities in the areas of mechanical & rotating equipment, piping, process instrumentation, control equipment (valves, etc), electrical and DCS systems.
  • You have a proven multi year plant operation and maintenance track record in power, process, mining, refining or pharmaceutical industry.
  • You implement and operation of CMMS in process engineering industry.
  • You drive to achieve unprecedented performance in scale-up venture,
  • You are a strong coordinator communicator and collaborator.
  • You are continuous, persistent, and sustainable improver.
  • You are affine to structures, processes, and tools and are Key Performance Indicator driven.
  • You are Business fluent in English.
  • You are motivated to travel up to 60%.

What we offer: A horizontal organization, a great team, an improvement-oriented approach, and a scale-up venture with an innovative technology. Sounds like you? We are looking forward meeting you! Apply now by filling in the online application form and uploading your complete dossier to our careers portal:

We do not accept candidates from agencies for our positions.

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