Senior Maintenance Technician

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
W/C 10th June 2024
Summary of vacancy

Experienced Maintenance Technician?

Then you can help create a greener UK. A greener, more environmentally-friendly UK is possible – and we’re making it happen.

As a Senior Maintenance Technician at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, you’ll be contributing to an ever growing established company that’s helping customers reduce their impact on the environment, conserve natural resources and reduce landfill.

About the Role

  • £46,420 per year + 15% Shift Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
  • Based at Avonmouth


About the role

What will I be doing?

The Senior Maintenance Technician has responsibility to provide technical support for the safe and efficient operation of the MRF through the application of effective maintenance and engineering; via direct management of a team of Maintenance Technicians/ Apprentices .

The Senior Maintenance Technician will be responsible for developing the proactive and reactive maintenance schedule, overseeing its implementation and being accountable to the Operations Manager for any over target downtime.

Key activities include:

  • Develop and maintain pro-active/re-active maintenance schedules
  • Supervise a team of Maintenance Technicians/Apprentices
  • Ensure all maintenance activities are completed in accordance with the maintenance schedule
  • Develop and implement maintenance work practices and procedures
  • Actively seek opportunities to reduce maintenance costs and time of activity
  • Setting and monitoring of plant housekeeping standards

What are the Requirements?

  • Experience in troubleshooting SCADA/PLC systems and instrumentation 
  • M&E (60/40) split NVQ 3 Mech. Eng or equivalent 
  • Electrical knowledge preferable with 17th Edition 
  • Experience of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) 
  • Experience of maintaining heavy plant , material sorting equipment,   electronic systems control 
  • Experience of using Microsoft software to produce spreadsheet and reports 
  • Supervisory management skills and experience 

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. We are proud of the fantastic opportunities for personal growth and development we offer our people. As we continue to develop and grow, you can play an important part in the essential work we are doing to make businesses and communities more sustainable.

Working at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is not like most jobs – it means striving to secure our planet’s resources and being part of the resource revolution. 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 a raft of benefits, family-friendly policies and excellent remuneration packages, there’s never been a better time to join SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. A friendly and supportive place that you will love to work in, we believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.

To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV.

*No agencies please*


Closing Date
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.