Maintenance Supervisor

Up to £46000.00 per annum
28-03-2022 04:46 PM

Maintenance Supervisor
Plastic Recycling
£40150.11 + 6022.52 shift allowance + Package (4on-4off Days & Nights)

Our Client is one of the UK's leading provider of Environmental solutions, offering a full range of Waste and Energy Recovery services through a vast and growing network of Plants and Facilities across the country. As such, they are looking for a strong and experienced Maintenance Supervisor to join their Plastic Recycling Facility based in Skelmersdale.
Role Responsibilities
As Engineering Maintenance Supervisor your responsibilities will be but not limited too;

  • Supervise a shift team of multi-skilled technicians and contractors to maximise the efficiency and effectiveness of the team and all maintenance activities across the site.
  • Ensure work is carried out to the highest standard, driving and implementing a shift in culture from a reactive maintenance focus to a strong PPM strategy.
  • Carry out maintenance, both preventative and breakdown, on all equipment on the site to reduce operational down time, managing the installations and refurbishments.
  • Take part in Root Cause Analysis activities (RCA) to identify the cause of failures and actions to prevent future failures increasing plant up time.
  • Communicate shift performance and activities through the shift report and handover process to effectively communicate issues to the management, engineering and production teams.
  • Maintain the workplace, tools and engineering facilities to prevent hazard and risks in the workplace and to promote effective engineering practices.

This is a 4 on 4 off shift pattern that includes both day and night shifts- please only apply if this is suitable.

The Ideal Candidates

To be considered for this position, candidates will need to have a recognised Level 3 NVQ (or equivalent) within a mechanical or electrical engineering discipline. You will have knowledge of CMMS systems and a good understanding of a proactive maintenance strategy and condition monitoring.

Maintenance and Engineering experience from process, production or manufacturing backgrounds would be beneficial as well as strong leadership qualities to drive and develop a diverse team of engineers.

This is a 4 on 4 off shift pattern that includes both day and night shifts- please only apply if this is suitable.

To Apply
This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the UK's leading specialists in the Waste and Energy recovery sector. This is a rota-based position with overtime available. For more information please contact Enrico Ferrara on +447458142486, emailing your CV to

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