Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager

Job Title: Engineering Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Avonmouth, Bristol
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Reference: BBBH14117_1564066821
Contact Name: Gemma Nixon
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 25, 2019 16:00

Job Description

Engineering Manager

Waste Management


Up to £45,000


Our client is an innovative and ground-breaking organisation specialising in the treatment of hazardous and clinical waste. They are currently looking to recruit an Engineering Manager to join their established team at their treatment facility in Avonmouth to lead and develop their current engineering operations on-site. With a growing focus on Clinical and Hazardous waste, this is an exciting time to join this growing business.

About the role

Working as the Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring that the site maintenance team is organised, staffed and managed within Business Operating Procedures.
  • To manage all reactive and planned maintenance, prioritising works ensuring all tools, parts and materials are readily available when needed.
  • Develop and implement effective planned maintenance schedules ensuring that plant downtime is minimised.
  • Working with and maintaining a variety of heavy equipment associated with incineration and clinical waste management.
  • Directly manage the performance of maintenance technicians and assist with the production performance.
  • Ensure that employees under your control adhere to all Health & Safety standards, policies and procedures.
  • Manage the company's HR policies relating to "Gross Misconduct", and disciplinary procedures;
  • Recruit and retain personnel with necessary skills to carry out the plant maintenance duties
  • Constantly reviewing and developing new and relevant continuous improvement practices to improve plant efficiencies
  • Manage all engineering-related permits and its compliance (Hot work permits, permit to work etc)
  • Managing the maintenance department's budget.
  • All other duties as required.

About the Candidate

To be considered for the role, you will be expected to have a background working in a Senior Engineering Position with demonstrable experience managing a diverse team of maintenance staff in a heavy process environment.

You should have a strong working knowledge maintenance practices, PPM planning, health, safety and environmental legislation and team management.

Although not essential, an understanding of the waste management, hazardous waste or power industry process would be beneficial.

What's on offer to you

This opening presents a first-class opportunity to join a key business in the clinical waste sector. With exciting growth plans in the coming months, this is an excellent chance to work on their new flagship plant and help grow and develop their business. In return they can offer a competitive salary up to £45,000 plus package.

To Apply

For a confidential discussion and further details please forward your CV to Gemma Nixon at or call 02392 222 964.

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