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Operations & Maintenance Manager

  • Job reference: 914471
  • Location: Grangemouth, Falkirk
  • Salary: GBP43000 - GBP49000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Water, Power & Utilities
  • Date posted: 25/07/2017


We are currently recruiting for an Operations & Maintenance Manager for our client based in Grangemouth. You must have experience in a similar role within the water/waste water sector and be able to demonstrate your technical & operational knowledge in one or more areas of the water/waste water industry.

Main Purpose

* You will be responsible for operating, optimising and improving the Demin and Cooling Water systems at an Industrial customer's site.
* Manage the successful delivery of maintenance services across both water & wastewater assets which will involve all aspects of the plant - process operations, maintenance and asset care, development projects, resource, risk, cost management and control and overall optimisation.
* You will be expected to drive operational excellence & significantly improve the reliability & efficiency of the water systems.
* Be able to improve safety culture to achieve zero accidents and incident.
* To control all budgets, sub contracts (chemicals, sludge etc) & optimisation of plant to max efficiencies.

Main Responsibilities

* Co-ordinate and implementation of HSE systems
* Visible leadership on HSE issues at all levels both in the client organisation & within company
* Act as a member of the management on-call team
* Control of costs on projects - suppliers and subcontractors
* Analyse operational and processing risks within the context of long term site service contract and manage to minimise.
* Respond to emergencies
* Lead / manage incidents in conjunction with Operations / Standby Manager
* Support the development of training and competence material
* As part of Operational Excellence support the development of plant KPI's and information to ensure clear easy monitoring of plant performance
* Resourcing
* HSE - show a high level of personal leadership and demonstrate the correct behaviours
* Management and supervision of sub-contractors

Knowledge & Experience

* Operational and Maintenance of Water / waste water experience performing in a leadership role
* Experience working directly with a Customer including attending, facilitating and contributing to meetings
* Leadership experience in the management of a team of operators, skilled technicians and engineers
* Project management experience beneficial
* Time management skills
* Maintenance Planning Systems (MAXIMO)
* Background in Waste water treatment/Chemistry / Chemical engineering
* Certificate/training in Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety system
* Maintenance qualification (Electrical or Mechanical)

Salary package will be negotiable depending on background/experience.

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.