Biological Wastewater Treatment Expert

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.
Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
40 hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
Via MS Teams
£40,000 - £50,000 DOE + bonus + pension + benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you a specialist in the Wastewater Industry?

We are one of the most experienced providers of dedicated water and wastewater technologies,   services and support in the world. Whatever you’ll be doing here at SUEZ, you’ll be contributing to a better future and protecting our precious resources. Do you want to be part of a team that’s building new solutions for our planet.

About the role

About the Role

The Technical Specialist will provide front-line technical support to refinery wastewater treatment operations on customer operated assets. The Technical Specialist will be SUEZ’s only full-time on-site presence for a key contract and will be the main point of contact for the Customer, working directly with the Customer Operations Team on a daily basis.

The Technical Specialist must have significant technical capabilities to both understand and implement process changes to maintain process performance as well as the ability to make decisions under pressure with varying customer demands.

What will I be doing?

The SUEZ Technical Specialist is responsible for advising the Customer Operations Team to operate, optimise and improve their in-house operated wastewater assets.

  • Provide first line technical support to the operations Team.
  • Review Operational performance on the water systems, identify trends and identify areas for improvement or vulnerabilities.
  • Create investment strategies, where required, for water systems and work with the Team to develop potential solutions.
  • Work with the customer Operations and Maintenance teams to identify projects that will address plant vulnerability’s or allow for process, commercial or operational improvements to the assets.
  • Assist in the preparation and training of Operations procedures and instructions.
  • For systems, develop and maintain clear KPI’s that ensure easy monitoring of plant performance.
  • Provide a daily record or plan of plant performance based around availability and quantitative and qualitative analysis of relevant data.
  • Highlight gaps in technical documentation and procedures. Create action plans to ensure gaps are filled.

What are the requirements?

  • Minimum of 5 years technical experience in effluent treatment (preferably within the Petrochemical industry)
  • Experience working with external customers including leading, facilitating and contributing to meetings
  • Proven ability to make fast and effective decisions under pressure
  • Water treatment theory and practice, directly related to aerobic, physical and chemical treatment technologies
  • An ability to demonstrate commercial awareness through delivery of optimisation and identification of upgrade opportunities, preferably with experience contributing to proposal development
  • An excellent ability to communicate and deliver written plans
  • Full clean driving license

Who we are

SUEZ Industrial Water Ltd. is a rapidly growing industrial and environmental service business managing contracts in across many industrial sectors in the UK and Europe. SUEZ business model is based on long term   service agreements with permanent site presence. Contracts typically cover the complete water cycle including site operations and maintenance as well as project development and delivery.

The company offer considerable development and progression opportunities in multiple locations in all ranges of roles – engineering, consultancy, operations, maintenance, project management, general and profit centre management.

SUEZ Water were awarded “Water Company of the year” for 2018 at the Global Water Summit in London. The Group also received two distinctions in the “Desalination plant of the Year” and the “Industrial project of the Year” categories.

SUEZ Industrial Water UK are an equal opportunities employer

*** No agencies please ***

Closing Date
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.
This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.