Engineer (Senior)

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
The interviews will be held in person.
£53,246 - £62,458
Summary of vacancy

Are you a qualified Electrical Engineer with Power Generation, or other Heavy Engineering background experience? 
Become the architect of sustainable energy solutions. You will lead projects in our Energy Recovery Centers, and be specialist for our new and existing DNOs and local networks

In return, we offer a salary of £53,246 - £62,458 plus company car/car allowance (~ £8,996), private Health Care, up to 20% Bonus (~ £12,491), Company Pension, and Benefits Catalogue.
Total Package at the time of joining up to £83,945.
You can be based anywhere in the United Kingdom, with 40% travel across the country.

About the role

What will I be doing as a our Engineer?

You will draw on your expert knowledge and experience, to provide specialist technical support to our energy generation facilities, throughout the UK. This will include facilitating projects aimed at process improvements in operations, maintenance and overall efficiency of our energy from waste, alternative energy and energy recovery plants.

  • Running projects at individual sites and group wide process improvement projects
  • Monitoring boiler chemistry across all sites to ensure compliance
  • Mentoring and managing graduate engineers through the company
  • Control performance monitoring of EfW’s and Perform process hazard analysis
  • Undertake predictive modelling for asset health monitoring.

The role is internally known as Senior Technical Plant Engineer.


What are the requirements? (Experience and qualifications)

You will need to be qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering and have a strong background in power or heavy engineering environments, along with:

  • Project management experience, developing, supporting and running multiple projects, aimed at improving availability and efficiency
  • Ability to assess equipment at various sites, understanding specific technical requirements and needs.
  • High Voltage , High Voltage Networks, Electric Network operators with Power Generation an advantage

You will be working at different facilities, throughout the UK, so there will be the opportunity to travel, requiring time away from home. As an engineer with SUEZ you will be encouraged to advance to Chartered Engineer status, or you may be working towards it already.


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.
In 2022 we were awarded by Best companies as one of the top 25 companies in the UK for employee engagement. As well as our competitive salaries and benefit packages we are able to offer long-term career development within a friendly and supportive environment.

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 our collaborative engaging culture, our employees join us and grow with us. We believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success.

SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK is an equal opportunities employer. To find out more or apply, please complete the application form, and attach your CV. If you apply for any of our vacancies and do not receive an automated response within 24 hours of submitting your application, please email us at

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Closing Date
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