Technical Plant Engineer - EC&I

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews will be held in person
£47,689 - £55,939
Summary of vacancy

Calling all industrial Engineers! Elevate your expertise as an EC&I Technical Plant Engineer with us. Be at the forefront of environmental sustainability, optimizing our sites and driving continuous improvement. Take the leap and make your mark with our dynamic team.

In a return we offer salary of £47,689 - £55,939 plus up to 10% bonus (~ £5,593), Car Scheme (Company Car or Car Allowance ~ £8,475), Private Healthcare, Company Pension (10% ER), 25 Holiday Days + Bank Holiday, and benefits catalogue.
Total Package at the time of joining up to £70,007.
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 be doing?

The more efficiently our sites work, the better they are for the environment, as well as our business. Whether a facility is creating compost from waste, processing / recycling waste or generating energy, you’ll provide the technical support to ensure it is working at maximum capability. You’ll tackle operations, maintenance, and improvement projects to support the site management teams. You’ll also make sure we’re working to the highest industry standards and help with detailed analysis to identify where changes need to be made.

As an EC&I Technical Plant Engineer as part of the Suez R&R UK Technical Team you will be expected to assist in breakdown recovery, optimisation project delivery and continuous improvements projects along with ensuring that we comply with all legislation, relevant standards, best practice and company Asset Management Standards. The role will be supporting all Suez R&R UK Business Units by providing Electrical, Control and Instrumentation engineering support.

This role can be based from any of our Processing or Energy Recovery facilities.
This role will require a frequent travel with some overnight stays.


What will you need, what can you gain?

Safety and best practice are priorities for us, So we need an Engineer (or someone working towards Chartership) with the confidence and knowledge to uphold both of these objectives. To make the grade, you must have worked in a processing, manufacturing, power or heavy engineering industry before and dealt with environmental legislation and management systems. You should also have a relevant degree or higher qualification in Engineering or a Management discipline plus experience of project management.


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
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