Engineering Maintenance Manager

Job Outline

Are you an experience Plant Manager looking to join a company within a lead role offering continuous training?

This role creates an excellent opportunity for an experienced engineer looking to move into a well-established company offering further career development and training.

This well-established company’s order books are full for the foreseeable future and there has never been a better time to join the company and help build on their continued success, you will play a key part with the company working as a Plant Manager.

Advanced Recruit are currently recruiting for an experienced Plant Manager to work for our client at their site in the Dudley, they are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to manage the operation of their Plant and all workers, manage legal and regulatory requirements, quality and environment assurance standards, and Health and Safety.

Job Role

As a Plant Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing the day-to-day operations & maintenance of the process plant.
  • Maximising plant performance whilst ensuring a safe, efficient & cost-effective operation.
  • Ensuring adherence & compliance to Health, Safety & Environmental regulations & standards.
  • Managing & improving operational standards, systems & procedures.
  • Managing, developing, training & recruiting staff, as well as conducting appraisals.
  • Providing regular reports on plant performance to the senior management team.
  • Other duties as required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Functional responsibility of the maintenance manager and the maintenance team
  • Responsible for the overall operation of the plant, while ensuring the flow of waste and exportation of electricity is in accordance with relevant contracts
  • Ensure that the operation of the plant is in strict accordance with all relevant legal and regulatory requirements, quality and environment standards, H&S, PPC permit requirements, company policies, all company Safe working practices.
  • Oversee quality and quantity of waste coming into the plant
  • Manage the personnel to fulfil the timely execution of duties to maintain the efficient running of the plant.
  • Define the strategy for preventative & corrective maintenance and approve the planning of work for both operations and maintenance.
  • Ensure that the plant staff correctly monitor all emissions and report all emission incidents, abnormal operations or other issues likely to cause pollution, to the Environment Agency.
  • Thoroughly investigate the cause of any emissions incident and implement any corrective or preventative action to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Liaise with officials of the client councils, the Environment Agency, the H&S Executive and other such bodies as and when required.
  • Ensure the coordination of activities during shutdowns and outages which involves working outside of normal hours.

Experience / Requirements

  • Min. HNC qualification but preferable training to degree level in a technical/engineering capacity
  • Relevant knowledge and experience in the operation of steam to energy and high-pressure boiler systems.
  • Preferable IOSH Managing Safely experience.
  • Experience of working in an operations team environment and managing a team is essential.
  • Strong leadership is required.
  • Computer literate and manipulate data on Microsoft Packages.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to communicate at all levels.



SALARY: 40000 – £45000

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Contract Term: Permanent
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