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Salary £-Very attractive salary plus company vehicle
Type Permanent
Job Reference J7931
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Plant Maintenance Engineer

Our client is a leading provider of municipal, waste treatment and recovery services throughout the UK. A vacancy currently exists for a Plant Maintenance Manager to be based at one of the company’s largest waste treatment facilities in the South East.

Main duties will include:

  • Communicate frequently with personnel, providing guidance, feedback and motivation
  • Recruit and retain personnel with necessary skills to carry out the plant maintenance duties
  • Directly manage the performance of M&E maintenance technicians, the instrumentation and control (I&C) technicians, cleaning labours and truck drivers
  • Introduce the 5s methodology
  • Accountable for maintenance of plant equipment and facilities.
  • Execute an effective predictive and preventive maintenance program to minimize unscheduled down time.
  • Maintain all operating equipment in satisfactory condition. Schedule needed repair to have minimum interference.
  • Recommend modifications of existing equipment and facilities and the possible replacement  of existing equipment which will improve operations and reduce maintenance costs.
  • Responsible for the efficient maintenance of all plant transportation equipment.
  • Responsible for maintaining Maintenance tools and equipment.
  • Responsible for Plant building maintenance and repair.
  • Develop an annual budget that will adequately provide for required Maintenance activities. Review and report monthly on performance against budget.
  • Responsible for employee development, safety and discipline.

Essential characteristics include:

  • Must possess a balance of the technical, human relations and conceptual skills required to achieve results through subordinate supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with others.
  • Computer literate
  • Understand equipment repair manuals, codes and regulations.
  • Ability to produce understandable and accurate reports and records.
  • Must have record of positive work performance and safety record.
  • Ability to perform work independently.
  • History of being dependable and reliable with good organization skills.
  • Must be willing to work extended hours when needed.

Ref: J7931

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