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Senior Plant Engineer

Manufacturing Jobs in Stevenage - Senior Plant Engineer

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Purpose of role

Deputise fully for the Site Manager, assisting in the compliant and cost effective running of the AD Site.

Work as part of the Duty Manager Team providing out of hours monitoring and cover.

Assist the Site Manager maintain & develop:

" the highest safety and environmental standards,
" fully compliant, efficient and cost effective site operations
" the Integrated Management System,
" a motivated, flexible and high performing team
" Operational Excellence,
" commercially viability throughout the whole operation, maximising long term profitability, and
maintaining the sites as the best advert for the UK leading food waste AD operator

Co-ordinate and carry out maintenance (planned and breakdowns), cost effectively deploying resources.

Lead the Planned Preventative Maintenance System, managing planned down time of key equipment for planned, safe and cost effective overhaul.

Assist the Site Manager to ensure sufficient spares are available without excessive cost to the business.

Work with the Operations Excellence Manager and Procurement for optimising the cost effective use of contractors, and in establishing Best Practice standards to reduce maintenance and operating costs.

Key Skills and Knowledge

" Safety conscious and aware of environmental impacts.
" Proven Engineering ability & experience required - mechanical and/or control & electrical skills
" Qualified in mechanical or electrical engineering or similar
" Or qualified by experience in engineering
" WAMITAB (covering biological treatment) Certificate of Technical Competence
" NEBOSH safety qualifications (General Certificate)
" Experience of OHSAS 18001, ISO 9001 & 14001managment systems & following procedure and protocol
" Planned Preventative Maintenance systems
" Experience of managing a budget and/or controlling costs
" Qualification and/or experience in confined spaces, working at heights, first aid & banksman duties desirable
" Process and man management skills
" Full Driving licence, and ability to operate a fork lift truck and obtain a fork lift truck licence
" Ability to focus on priorities and main purpose of the job.
" Ability to carry out hard physical and dirty work.
" Self-motivated and pro-active / Flexible and adaptable.
" Relevant Experience an advantage.

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