Senior Plant Engineer - Bygrave

We have an opportunity for an experienced Senior Plant Engineer to deputise for the Site Manager, assisting in the safe, compliant and effective running of the Bygrave AD site.

HR048

Bygrave, near Baldock

Max £40,000 pa plus allowance + overtime

Mon 24 Apr 2017

Molly Lutner

Biogen is the UK’s leader in anaerobic digestion. We operate anaerobic digestion (AD) plants, recycling food waste to generate renewable electricity for the grid and a valuable fertiliser for farmland. Biogen provide food waste treatment services to local authorities in England and Wales and to major supermarkets, food manufacturers, pubs and restaurants.

 

We have an opportunity for an experienced Senior Plant Engineer to deputise for the Site Manager, assisting in the safe, compliant and effective running of the Bygrave AD site.

 

You will lead the Planned Preventative Maintenance System, managing planned down time of key equipment for planned, safe and cost effective overhaul; and co-ordinate and carry out planned and reactive maintenance. Working with the Operations Excellence Manager and Procurement, you will optimise the cost effective use of contractors and establish Best Practice standards to reduce maintenance and operating costs.

 

The successful candidate will be qualified in electrical / mechanical engineering, ideally with experience from a related process industry. Experience in engineering, PLC controls or electronics would also be an advantage.  You will ideally hold a qualification or possess experience in materials handling, confined spaces, working at heights and first aid. Training will be provided to complete a WAMITAB certificate of technical competency and a NEBOSH general certificate, if these are not already held.

 

You will have the ability to follow procedure and protocol, experience of cost control and managing budgets and adapt to changing circumstances effectively. Be self-motivated, flexible and with good people management experience. You will be a great team player but also confident to work on your own. It is desirable that you have experience of environmental, safety and quality management systems. Experience of working with planned preventive maintenance systems is also essential for this position.

 

Due to the nature of the role a full UK Driving Licence is required.  You will have the ability to operate a forklift truck and obtain a fork lift truck licence. The role will involve working weekends, call out on a rota basis, and remote monitoring of the AD Process.

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