Maintenance Manager

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    Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000 per annum + private medical, pension

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    Steve Utton

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Maintenance Manager - Energy from Waste Plant

Circa £65,000 + benefits

Milton Keynes


We are currently recruiting a Maintenance Manager to join plant comprising of a waste processing facility and energy from waste power station in the Milton Keynes area. Using state of the art technology this plant processes black bin waste to create enough energy to power over 11,000 homes. The Maintenance Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of maintenance associated with plant equipment to ensure minimal breakdowns to maximise availability.

The Maintenance Manager will be responsible for:

  • Managing, training and developing a team of multi skilled engineers and technicians responsible for maintaining all plant equipment to the highest of standards to ensure maximum availability
  • Liaising with the Operations Manager and site Engineers for the purpose of plant improvement / modification / upgrade work
  • Planning and managing plant outages
  • Managing the maintenance department's budget.
  • Ensuring all maintenance work across the plant is carried out in safe and efficient manner
  • Overseeing site recruitment for maintenance staff

To be considered for this fantastic opportunity it's important you meet certain criteria including:

  • Management or supervisory experience in a Maintenance/Engineering role on a power station or similar heavy process plant. This can include EFW, biomass, CCGT, refinery, steel works, paper mill etc.
  • An engineering qualification such as an HND/HNC in an engineering discipline, ideally mechanical
  • Strong knowledge of pressure systems safety regulations (PSSR), rotating plant and boilers
  • Knowledge of environmental permits, H&S issues and safe working environments
  • Experience of managing budgets and in the training and development of staff
  • Previous experience and knowledge of the waste industry is desirable

What's in it for me?

The successful candidate will receive:

  • A highly competitive basic salary circa £65,000
  • A contributory pension matched up to 8%
  • Private medical
  • The chance to join the growing EFW sector

How do I apply?

To apply for this exciting opportunity simply send a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to sutton@astutetechnical.co.uk or alternatively you can call 02392 288 215 and speak to Steve Utton

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.