Engineering Maintenance Manager

Automation Experts Ltd
Essex, UK
16 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Maintenance Manager from a process automation background now sought to lead an engineering team of 5 Engineers for a growing COMAH site in the South East.

The role will require the Engineering/Maintenance Manager to spend most of their time office based, however, some travel to throughout the United Kingdom locations and training venues etc may be required.

The successful Maintenance Manager will be responsible for the safe and efficient process design, installation, commissioning, maintenance and decommissioning of all processes, and utilities under the control of the UK sites.

You will have either Electrical or Mechanical Engineering qualification - Preferebly at BEng level or above - or alternatively an Incorporated or Chartered Engineer as registered with the Engineering Council.

ESSENTIAL: You will have a solid electrical bias with hands-on maintenance experience of control systems to include PLC, SCADA or DCS systems. You must also have experience of working on a top-tier COMAH site. You must also have proven ability to manage small teams. We are unable to consider applications from candidates without this background.


Responsible for the safe and efficient design, procurement, installation and maintenance activities
Ensuring that all maintenance operations are carried out in accordance with safe working systems
Implementation of Major Accident Prevention Policy and Process Safety Management Policy
Assistance in the identification and assessment of major accident hazards on site, as well as the identification and implementation of mitigating measures as appropriate
Management of the process safety management system on a day to day basis, including maintenance of the required procedures
Delivery of training including competence assessment
Auditing the process safety management system
Participating in the periodic review of the process safety management system
Responsible for management of planned, preventative and routine maintenance duties, including breakdowns
Budgetry control for area of responsibility
CAPEX control for site projects c£1M
Experience required:

Plant design, procurement, installation, commissioning, maintenance, defect rectification and de-commissioning of chemical processes
Sufficient management experience in a multi-skilled engineering position
Development of and / or experience in utilising planned maintenance software
Development of and implementation of maintenance operating procedures
Operating a Permit to Work system with tag-out / lock-out usage
Either electrical experience and knowledge gained in a hands on role
Design and delivery of engineering training
Preparation of and management of maintenance budgets up to £1M
Any knowledge and experience of working with chemical processes would be an advantage.

This role is commutable from within and around the following areas: Harwich, Clacton-on-Sea, Colchester and Manningtree.

For further information call Kully Samra.

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All respondents to this position must be eligible to live and work in the UK - Automation Experts are unable to assist with the award of Visas or UK Work Permits.

As a registered engineer, you are automatically a member of our 'Referral Scheme' thereby receiving £500.00 (tax free) for Engineers that you recommend to us that we place in permanent employment.

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Thank you for your interest, if your experience is suitable for this position, please call the advising Consultant ASAP. NB. We cannot guarantee a response to every application

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