Deputy Plant Manager

28-07-2022 08:55 AM

Deputy Plant Manager
Defence - Submarines
Salary: Competitive salary + Benefits

We're currently looking to recruit a Deputy Plant Manager to assist with modifications to the existing plant and the installation and commissioning of new plant. As a Deputy Plant Manager, you will have prior knowledge of the refitting of nuclear submarines, nuclear facilities management experience and knowledge of safety case development and implementation on a nuclear site.

The Job
Reporting to the Head of Nuclear Operations Governance , you will be responsible for.

  • Ensuring there is a valid safety case in place that covers full scope of intended operations, authorisation, and release of appropriate procedural for the conduct of facility maintenance and repair and a safe and secure working environment.
  • Ensuring the upkeep of appropriate Operation Records and suitable Functional Oversight of the work being undertaken.
  • Be a Duly Appointed Person that will be critical to the delivery of arrangements intended to ensure compliance with Site Licence Conditions and the term of environment permits.
  • Ensure the design intent of the facility is met and maintained and that there is an awareness and enforcement of the operating regime within a facility by adhering to Operating Rules, Operating Boundaries and Operating Instructions.

The candidate
Candidates will have the following skills and experience.

  • STS Nuclear Plant Fundamentals Course - Module 1
  • STS Nuclear Familiarisation Course - Module 2
  • STS Nuclear Practitioner Course (Modules 3 and 4)
  • Nuclear Site Safety Justification Course
  • Submarine Quality Assurance Course
  • Relevant engineering degree, Chartered Engineer status or significant experience in relevant engineering discipline and NVQ level 4
  • Devonport Safety Management Course
  • DAP/ASQEP Course
  • Be eligible to be security cleared to as DV or SC level

What's on offer.

  • Competitive salary + Benefits
  • Pention & medical aid benifits
  • Company provides training and support

How to apply.
To apply, please call Matthew Brindley on 02393910041, or send a copy of your CV to

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