Maintenance Engineer / Service Engineer

Up to £33000 per annum + benefits
29 Jul 2019
26 Aug 2019
Bluetown Online
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer

Location: Hollingdean Lane, Brighton (BN1 7BB)

Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum + benefits

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Hours: 40 hrs per week, Monday to Friday

What you’ll do:

The Maintenance Engineer will ensure they safely maximise availability and throughput of the Integrated Waste Management Facility by directing and delivering the site maintenance strategy and will focus on the core company objectives of safety and efficiency.

You will report any accidents, incidents, near misses, hazard or safety concerns and defects and manage these reports ensuring events and tasks are actioned and closed out. You will manage the CMMS for South Downs treatment facilities and implement Planned Preventative Maintenance and Defect Procedure requirements.

The Maintenance Engineer will ensure the safe, efficient and reliable plant operation including compliance with statutory inspection requirements and will oversee management and coordination of equipment maintenance including planned, breakdown and overhauls within strict cost and time frames.

You will complete “On the tools” maintenance work as required, manage and control maintenance subcontractors and be responsible for line-managing and mentoring a Maintenance Apprentice / Technician. You will meet and exceed operational KPIs for the Transfer Station and MRF, including minimising operational costs and proactively make improvements to operations and adapt to the changing requirements of the business.

You will support the Facility Manager by developing projects, improvements and innovations, and working to improve the efficiency and quality of the plant and its outputs, work a minimum of four “shutdown” weekends per year to maintain the MRF plant and be available for additional overtime including evenings and weekends as required to maintain the operations of the facility, and respond to emergency situations including breakdowns.

This role may require you to work at other sites within the South Downs contract area.

Where you’ll work

Hollingdean Integrated Waste Facility is part of the Company’s South Downs Contract providing waste recycling and recovery services to East Sussex County Council and Brighton & Hove City Council. Comprising a Materials Recovery Facility and Waste Transfer Station, the Facility uses the latest technology to sort recyclable materials and to minimise the amount of waste sent for disposal. You will be part of an on-site team of over 40 people helping to deliver these objectives.

The experience you will need

The successful candidate will possess City & Guilds, Advanced Craft, NVQ Level 3, BTEC ONC in Engineering, plus a formal qualification in maintenance, recognised formal apprenticeship or have background and training in Mechanical Engineering.

You will have experience at a senior level of maintenance activity in a process or manufacturing environment, preferably the waste industry. You will also have experience in CMMS, SCADA and PLC.

The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills, project management experience and possess their IOSH / NEBOSH qualification and qualification in Electrical Engineering, however, this is not considered essential.

The Benefits

* The option to join the company Pension Scheme
* Access to Rewards, benefits and discounts
* 25 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays
* Eligible for annual performance bonus

The Company

They are the UK leader in Environmental Solutions, offering services and expertise in waste, water and energy management helping to build a more sustainable future. As a global organisation, their work focuses on delivering simple but innovative solutions to preserving natural resources, reducing pollution and protecting our environment.

We live in a world that needs to take care of its resources, and our mission is to 'Resource the World'. Improving communities and protecting the environment are right at the heart of their business.

But it takes more than just words and ambition to achieve this, it takes the daily efforts of thousands of people across the UK to bring it to life. Together their employees make the communities better. They are the resourcers, behind the resources. They are real people like you, and they make real change happen every day.

The company is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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