Senior Engineer

To manage the staff and functions of the Engineering Department, ensuring the provision of effective maintenance, repair and servicing of plant, building and equipment and achieve targets.

Key Tasks

  • Stop operation of any unsafe plant or equipment
  • Ensure all mechanical, electrical, plant, equipment and building problems are attended to
  • Carry out safety tests as required
  • Ensure all mechanical, electrical and steam systems comply with current legislation
  • Provide a programme of planned preventative maintenance on all equipment ensuring optimum use and minimum downtime
  • Monitor and report on energy levels
  • Advise best options for dealing with repairs, new installations and equipment
  • Organise the installation and commissioning of all new process equipment
  • Liaise with and oversee contractors and ensure their compliance with Company Health and Safety Policy
  • Produce plans and reports and keep accurate records where required
  • Recruit staff in consultation with the General Manager
  • Provide ongoing training for all staff from start of service and throughout their employment and regularly review their training and development
  • Other Ad hoc duties as required

Person Specification

The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role. Have a proven track record of leading and motivating a team, and expertise in electrical and mechanical engineering will be essential.

To apply please send your CV to katebishop@jsg.com