Senior Operations Technician - Energy from Waste

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Great Blakenham, Suffolk, IP6 0JE
Dates that interviews will take place
Monday 27th January 2020
Salary to be Advertised
From £37,175 (inc shift allowance) plus bonus and benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you working in a process plant environment within the Power Generation, Chemical Process / Production, Waste Water Treatment or similar Engineering industry?

Or do you already know your way around Energy Recovery Centre?

Help create power from sustainable sources.

As a Senior Shift Operations Technician at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, you’ll be contributing to an ever growing established company that’s helping customers reduce their impact on the environment, conserve natural resources and reduce landfill.

About the role

What will I be doing?

  • You’ll be responsible for one (or several) of the key lines at our Energy recovery centre. That means you’ll continuously monitor, control, adjust and troubleshoot this line/s and the processes involved.
  • The aim is to maximise availability and efficiency, while ensuring everything works in a safe, environmentally compliant way, according to regulations.
  • Day-to-day, you’ll keep logs, flag up and deal with problems, operate the waste cranes and take samples.
  • You’ll also deputise for the Shift Manager, which will give you the chance to enhance your skills, managing plant operations.

What are the requirements?

  • With a background in Mechanical, Electrical or Process Engineering, qualified ideally to HNC level (or equivalent) in a related subject, you’ll be familiar with all aspects of an ERC site or similar process plant environment.
  • SUEZ will invest in you from day one with a structured development program based on experience and certifications required for the role include; a BOAS Cert IBO, a NEBOSH General Certificate, knowledge of root cause analysis, safe working procedures and accident investigation. If you don’t have all of the above don’t worry, as the extensive training programme will increase and develop your skills and expertise, providing you with the additional skills you need.
  • Additional beneficial experience includes managing SSOW (safe systems of work), working with boilers, incinerators, high voltage switchgear and ideally be / have been a fire marshal with First Aid training.
  • From start through to completion of your training programme, you’ll be a valuable member of the site team.

Who we are

SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is a forward-thinking company recognised as one of the top places in the UK to work. We are proud of the fantastic opportunities for personal growth and development we offer our people. As we continue to develop and grow, you can play an important part in the essential work we are doing to make businesses and communities more sustainable.

Working at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is not like most jobs – it means striving to secure our planet’s resources and being part of the resource revolution. By joining us, you will help to safeguard the environment and the public through essential waste and water management services, contribute to the sustainable development of communities, businesses and regions, and promote the emerging low-carbon circular economy.

With a raft of benefits, family-friendly policies and excellent remuneration packages, there’s never been a better time to join SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. A friendly and supportive place that you will love to work in, we believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.

To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV.

*No agencies please*

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