Process Improvement Engineer

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews will be via MS Teams
£40,000-£50,000 plus car, bonus, healthcare, pension
Summary of vacancy

SUEZ Industrial Water, a division of SUEZ Water Technologies and Solutions UK, you’ll be part of a team that provides a holistic service in the water industry. We are committed to helping customers reduce their impact on the environment and maximising the return on their investments. 

The role

To ensure appropriate practices and improvement plans are implemented at a site level to improve efficiency and profitability.  Activity mainly within the appropriate region. Will be expected to travel regularly within the Region and, on occasion, outside the Region to help co-ordinate activity at European Level

About the role

What will I be doing?

• Develop and own operational improvement plans and KPIs within the assigned Region;
• Ensure that improvement opportunities are monitored and realised at site level and are fully supported by Territory Managers. Ensure the associated plans are robust, realistic and included within Regional financial budgets when necessary;
• Responsible for the individual contracts’ margin improvement within the Region;
• In line with the Regional Technical Leader’s plan, ensure appropriate, optimum practices, systems and resources are in place for the full life cycle of all existing and prospective services within the region;
• Work closely with key staff within the region (e.g. but not limited to Asset Care specialists, Sales, Maintenance Performance Managers etc.) to deliver successful proposals and projects;
• Report, on a regular basis, on the progress of growth and improvement targets to the Regional Technical Leader;
• Ensure improvement plans have appropriate targets and monitoring systems which make full use of the WTS Toolset;
• Ensure the appropriate implementation of the WTS Toolset for all service delivery activity in particular respect to operation;
• Assist, and sometimes lead contract audit work;
• Assist, where necessary, to ensure successful service start-ups.

what are the requirements?

• Degree and post-graduate qualification in relevant Chemical Engineering, Process       Engineering, Water and/or Wastewater Treatment
 Experience required to do this role:
• Understanding of the Regional Services in place
• Understanding of the WTS Toolset
• Understanding of the WTS Service Portfolio
• Appreciation of the Suez WTS Portfolio
• At least 3+ years in the water industry
• Appreciation of business strategy development and delivery
• Proven track record of delivering complex multi-disciplinary service projects
• Computer literacy
• Appreciation of service delivery commercial risks

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.


Closing Date
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