Plant Manager

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
10 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Working as part of the operations team, this role will ensure safe long term operation of the plant at a sustained high utilisation. Achieving this will need effective use of resources and manpower on a day to day and hour by hour basis based on demand and availability of the plant.

Client Details



Day to Day supervisory management of site personnel including the onsite Team Leaders and Maintenance Technician
Provide out of hours assistance to the site via phone, site visits and utilisation of the Maintenance Technician
Co-ordination of PPE onsite to all personnel
Maintain continuity of operations in line with license and H&S requirements and onsite PPC permit including liaison with the Environment Agency
Manage and prioritise operational spending in line with budgets
Liaison with customers and regulators as required at site and off site
Manage Plant administration in conjunction with admin personnel on site
Assist with recruitment and discipline of staff
Support staff training and organise where necessary along with management of records for all plant staff
Organise staff Occupational Health Checks and monitor
Organise the plant maintenance in conjunction with the General Manager, Plant Technicians, Team Leaders and Head of Engineering
Organise and supervise external contractors on site at all times
Prioritise operations on site
Organise and record statutory calibrations
Report all accidents in a timely manner, Investigate and manage incident reporting in line with the Company procedures
Maximise utilisation especially during planned and unplanned maintenance Support
safety representatives on site as necessary
Plan and implement plant improvements in conjunction with the General Manager
Authorised signatory for the business within authorised limits
Compile and authorise Risk Assessments
Monitor use of consumables and spares
To respond to call outs in a timely manner
Assist on other group sites when requested
Any other tasks which may reasonably be requested from time to time
Some UK travel to other sites may be required


Excellent organisation skills and attention to detail
Significant Engineering experience or NVQ in Mechanical Engineering or higher would be an advantage
Commercial Electrical experience and certificated in 17th edition would be an advantage
Process Plant experience would be an advantage
Good communicator with both team members and customers
An understanding of waste related legislation
Technical expertise with the capability of undertaking running repairs
Ability to manage time and complete multi tasks in line with timescales
Good knowledge of information technology especially Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint) and Steripoint
Self motivated, reliable and enthusiastic
A team player, able to work effectively under pressure and is looking for a challenge

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