Clean Seas Seafood Limited

The Company

Clean Seas is the global leader in full cycle breeding, production, and sale of Yellowtail Kingfish and is renowned world-wide for its exceptionally high-quality fish. The company is recognised for innovation in Yellowtail Kingfish farming and has become the largest producer of aquaculture Yellowtail Kingfish outside of Japan. Its customers appreciate the consistently high quality of our fish and our reliability in supplying fresh fish to markets all over the world, 52 weeks of the year.

A leading Australian Aquaculture company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX:CSS) Clean Seas has a beautiful high-quality product that is marketed under the Spencer Gulf Hiramasa Kingfish brand, one of the world’s premium seafood products.

The company’s expanding operational footprint includes multiple farm sites across the Spencer Gulf; our Hatchery in Arno Bay; Fish Health and R&D facilities in Port Lincoln; and our world-class Seafood Processing Facility in Adelaide where our group support functions are also located.

Position Overview

Clean Seas is currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Maintenance Manager to lead and develop our Maintenance Operations at multiple sites across the Spencer Gulf.

Reporting to the General Manager of Operations, the role is responsible for the planning, coordination and execution of all required asset maintenance including overseeing the project management of new equipment, vessels, on-water resources and facilities.

We are after a dynamic and energetic individual who will lead, motivate and mentor our maintenance teams and ensure on-water operations and fleet resource reliability is maximised for our current and future growth.

The role is based in beautiful Port Lincoln, a thriving regional centre and a great place to live and work.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead, coach and develop the Maintenance Operations Function
  • Plan and coordinate all maintenance activities
  • Oversee project management of new equipment, vessels, on-water resources, and facilities
  • Increase Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and reduce downtime
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and drive Lean culture
  • Total preventative maintenance, managing mechanical and electrical breakdowns
  • Coordinate work performed by outside vendors and service providers
  • Ensure spares and consumables are maintained at appropriate levels using maintenance management software
  • Ensure maintenance tasks and projects comply with OHS policies and procedures
  • Support and live by our “Safety First” culture and WHS initiatives
  • Regular travel required to Clean Seas sites across the Eyre Peninsula

Required Skills

  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering or a Mechanical/ Electrical Trade Qualification
  • Proven leadership, expert planning and scheduling capabilities
  • Experience with Maintenance management systems
  • Experience with Lean process management techniques
  • Highly organised, able to determine priorities and make independent decisions to meet tight deadlines
  • Able to think strategically
  • High level written and verbal skills
  • Strong influence and relationship /stakeholder management skills
  • Effective training and coaching skills
  • Demonstrated ability to positively influence organisational culture

Our Commitment:

Clean Seas is committed to promoting a work environment where diversity of thought, style, culture and experience is valued.

Our Values: Doing What’s Right, Working as a Team, Challenging Boundaries and Making it Happen help us to remain focused on our goal of being Australia’s leading Aquaculture company. They are our commitment to you and to the environment in which we operate.

Prior to employment you will be required to undertake a Pre-Employment Medical assessment that includes drug and alcohol testing and provide a current Police Clearance Certificate.

Application and Contact:

To apply for this position, please click the ‘apply now’ button and upload your Cover Letter and Resume in Word format. If you require further information about this opportunity before applying, please contact Julie Smith on mobile +61 436 408 472 or email

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