Maintenance Section Lead

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Date: Jul 4, 2024

Location: Cartago, Costa Rica, CR, 12345

Company: Heraeus

Maintenance Section Lead
Location Cartago
Full Time


About Heraeus

Solutions from the Heraeus Group provide faster internet, rid water of germs, and keep hearts beating in time. As a broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company, we combine materials expertise and cutting-edge technologies to create products used all over the world with one thing in common: World-class quality.

About Heraeus Medevio

Together we improve lives. At Heraeus Medevio, we bring lifesaving and life-changing medical devices to market through partnerships with medical device manufacturing companies. Backed by Heraeus Group, we are committed to the growth of our teams and organization by providing an open space for open minds.

To reach our vision of improving 100 million lives every year, we foster a culture of curiosity that thrives on challenge, continuous learning, growth, and the opportunity to try new things. With sites in the United States, European Union, and Asia, and over 2,200 employees worldwide, together, we will meet tomorrow's challenges today.



Lead Maintenance and Facilities professional to ensure the continuous availability of equipment, thereby guaranteeing business continuity in the medical devices sector. This key role requires maintaining control over the assigned budget, strictly adhering to safety regulations, and ensuring compliance with industry standards.


Main responsibilities:


  • Overseeing and coordinate the facilities area to execute the annual plan according to procedures and safety guidelines.
  • Controlling and follow up the facilities indicators to comply the targets of facilities/ engineering.
  • Control and maximizing the resources of budget to keep the execution according to business strategy.
  • Ensure the facilities equipment running according to the building requirements to keep the operations continuity. 
  • Perform the annual schedule Pest Control to have under control the facilities standards for medical companies.
  • Ensure the compliance of Services Supplies contracts to allow the services inside of the Plant.
  • Support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation, and preservation of human capital.
  • Promote continuous improvement practices to keep facilities area clean, and organize, to prevent expensive maintenance or high costs. Include implementation of business initiatives.
  • Perform the approval hours and over time every biweekly to ensure the correct payment to employees.
  • Keep an adequate organizational environment to promote the values and Culture of Medevio.
  • Execute contingency plans that allow the continuity of the operation in case of emergencies to ensure the continuity operation.
  • Execute and implement the process and documentation to meet the quality regulations.
  • Overseeing the green areas around the Plant to keep the image of the company and meet the regulations according to the Free Zone.





Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (related area).


Knowledge and skills:


  • At least 10 years of experience as a Maintenance/Facilities Engineer.
  • At least 5 years in leadership positions at medical device companies.
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective budgeting and performance management abilities.
  • Proactive, focused, and team-oriented.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Solid understanding of health and safety regulations and practices.
  • Excellent people management skills.


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