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Plant Engineering Manager

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    £45k - £50k
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JOB TITLE: Plant Engineering Manager – Manufacturing


Days – Monday to Friday (45 hours)


COMMUTABLE FROM:  Chelmsford, Southend-on-sea, Basildon, Wickford, South Benfleet, Dagenham






COMPANY INFORMATION: My client is a leader in the renewable energy sector and operate the new Recycling facility in the Essex region.


YOU MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING: Time served in a mechanical or electrical engineering discipline. Manufacturing or production process environment preferred although not essential




  • Reviews accuracy and completeness of work performed by maintenance personnel and contractors
  • Liaise with department Managers in able to develop monthly Maintenance programs
  • Implementation of all aspects of the maintenance plan
  • Develop and maintain the maintenance plan
  • Organise and control spares, maintenance material and the tools inventory
  • Attending to all unexpected breakdowns, failure or emergency situations, studying the technical reasons for the break down/failures and sending the respective reports to the plant manager
  • Develop monthly reports which summarise activities which have been planned, unplanned and completed
  • Actively involved in the development and implementation of maintenance, health and safety training on all elements of equipment
  • Directly manages the performance of M&E maintenance technicians, the instrumentation and control (I&C) technicians and cleaning labours
  • Introduce the 5s methodology
  • Execute an effective predictive and preventive maintenance program to minimize unscheduled down time.
  • Maintain all operating equipment in satisfactory condition. Schedule needed repair to have minimum interference.
  • Recommend modifications of existing equipment and facilities and the possible replacement of existing equipment which will improve operations and reduce maintenance costs.
  • Responsible for the efficient maintenance of all plant transportation equipment.
  • Responsible for maintaining Maintenance tools and equipment.
  • Responsible for Plant building maintenance and repair.
  • Develop an annual budget that will adequately provide for required Maintenance activities. Review and report monthly on performance against budget.
  • Responsible for employee development and safety. Responsible for employee discipline.


Essential Characteristics:

•           Must possess a balance of the Engineering, human relations and conceptual skills required to achieve results through subordinate supervision. Strong leadership skills.

•           Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with others.

•           Computer literate

•           Understand equipment repair manuals to produce understandable and accurate reports and records.

•           Must have record of positive work performance and safety record.

•           Ability to perform work independently.

•           History of being dependable and reliable with good organization skills.

•           Must be willing to work extended hours when needed.

•           Ability to follow written or spoken work instructions.


To apply for the Plant Engineering Manager’s role, please send your CV along with your salary details, quoting ref: 4631GC by email to Alex : areece@ros.jobs RoS International Ltd, 16 Parliament Street, Hull, HU1 2AP, Tel 01482 211155


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