Technical Manager - Outage Planning

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Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
UK Wide
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews will be held in person
£65,593 - £76,941
Summary of vacancy

Are you a seasoned maintenance professional with a passion for optimizing industrial processes, experienced in Outage Management? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where your expertise directly impacts successful shutdowns and turnarounds? This is your chance to lead the way as our Technical Manager - Outage Planning.

In a return we offer salary of £65,593 - £76,941, plus up to 20% bonus (~ £15,388), Car Scheme (Company Car or Car Allowance ~ £10,155), Private Healthcare, Company Pension (10% ER), 25 Holiday Days + Bank Holiday, and benefits catalogue.
Total Package at the time of joining up to £102,484.
We'll help you progress and develop yourself further, and will support you with creating a development plan to achieve that.

About the role

What will you do?

  • Develop, implement, and oversee a comprehensive outage strategy for our energy recovery assets across the UK.
  • Leverage your deep understanding of industrial equipment and asset management to optimize outage timelines, planning processes and resource allocation.
  • Collaborate closely with maintenance, technical teams and two direct reports to ensure seamless execution of all outages and major maintenance activities.
  • Develop standards and support teams in ensuring equipment inspection and test plans and return to service checks are of the highest quality.
  • Support teams in the application of lifecycle assessments and budgets – using these to influence future decision making.

This role can be based in any of our Energy Recovery centres.


What are the requirements?

  • Minimum BEng level education (or equivalent experience) with extensive background in industrial maintenance.
  • Proven track record of leading and managing complex outage/shutdown/turnaround projects, ideally in a multi-site environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industrial processes and asset management principles (planning, standardisation, life cycle management).
  • Understanding and qualification in  health & safety principals and project management is beneficial but not essential.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to travel approximately 30% of the time, including potential overnights to support ongoing outages.
  • A proactive, results-oriented approach with a passion for continuous improvement.

This is your chance to:

  • Lead a critical role in ensuring optimal performance and reliability of our energy recovery facilities.
  • Make a tangible impact on the success of our nationwide operations..
  • Enjoy a hybrid work arrangement with travel opportunities and the chance to learn new things.


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. With over 6,000 members of staff working across a whole range of business areas, our people are the company’s greatest asset, and we are proud to be an Investor in People.

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. 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. We also expect our people to be enthusiastic and responsible. We understand that the richness of the diversity of our employee’s experiences enables us to harness more creativity, innovation, and opportunities.

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
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.