Reference: 198 04/01/2022 16:10:46

Electrical Maintenance Engineer.

Chipping Campden - United Kingdom Depending on Experience

Charlton Morris are representing a firm specialising in industrial processing of food waste based in then Cotswolds. Pioneering within the Renewable Energy sector, our Client utilises the waste as a raw material to create methane, which in turn is used to generate electricity and gas both of which are exported to the national grids and are 100% renewable. 


Overall Purposes of the Role:


The engineering team are responsible for the maintenance and repair of Production machinery, AD process equipment, water treatment plant, buildings and site civils. They are also charged with optimising the performance of the AD process by interpreting analysis results e.g. methane content and H2S of Biogas and taking the necessary action.

The individual working within the team of engineers need to ensure

  • adherence to safe working practices
  • timely response to breakdowns
  • high quality of maintenance and repair
  • a proactive approach to improving machinery efficiency and effectiveness

Out of hours Engineering support (that include weekends) is detailed in the Call-Out rota


Key Responsibilities:


  • Adhere to the Site Health & Safety policy in all work activities
  • Completing Planned Maintenance tasks and recording of corrective actions on the computer based Maintenance system
  • Ensuring that time keeping and punctuality is maintained at an acceptable level.
  • Co-ordination of breakdowns ensuring quickest possible response and rectification
  • Scheduling and organisation of maintenance and improvement works and liaising with suppliers to source critical parts
  • Maintaining Asset Panda database and keeping up to date
  • Ensure all breakdowns are recorded along with the time and type
  • Ensure stock levels are maintained to a reasonable economic level, ensuring common failure parts are available by identifying parts required and upcoming issues are identified to the Engineering Leader
  • Supervise contractors ensuring safe systems of work are followed
  • Responsible for Pump repairs / refurbishment and any new installations and fabrications work
  • Completion of timely, accurate paperwork
  • Assistance with project work with Engineering Manager 


Essential Requirements:


  • Relevant Engineering qualification (Electrical, Mechanical) and/or Experienced time served Engineer
  • An electrical bias in qualification/experience is essential
  • Ability to read and interpret all Engineering Drawings
  • Development and Implementation of ‘Safe Systems of Work’
  • Knowledge of PLC Programming, Total Productive Maintenance and World class manufacturing standards and techniques i.e. OEE, SMED, 5S
  • Experienced in using Maintenance Management System
  • Directing and supervising of Contractors


Desirable Requirements:


  • Math ‘A’ level or Equivalent, English ‘A’ level or Equivalent, Physics ‘A’ Level or Equivalent
  • WAMITAB qualified and SAP qualified 
  • Food industry experience
  • Working knowledge of Steam Systems
  • Welding ability
  • IOSH
  • Working knowledge of: Pneumatic systems, Water treatment systems, PUWER, Electricity at work Regs


You will be able to:

(a) adopt personal style to develop relationships with colleagues;

(b) share information with colleagues;

(c) present self in a manner appropriate to the situation;

(d) obtain relevant information, analyse and maintain it in appropriate formats;

(e) refer decisions to others when appropriate;

(f) develop own knowledge of the organisation, its context and its services to fulfil objectives;

(g) develop new processes and practices to accommodate new objectives and technological developments;

(h) develop daily work plans for job objectives;

(i) keep people informed of progress on key tasks; and

(j) identify and highlight potential obstacles in achieving objectives and propose solutions where appropriate.


If you meet the requirements/attributes above, then please do apply below!



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