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Maintenance Engineer - Anaerobic Digestion

£40,000 to £42,000
Job Type
20 Jul 2022
Role: Maintenance Engineer - Anaerobic Digestion
Location: Oxfordshire
Package Details: £40 - £42K + benefits

My client is a successful, national, waste company with an excellent reputation in the organic waste and renewable energy sector. They operate 8 anaerobic digestion facilities, 2 in-vessel compost sites, and 3 open windrow compost sites.

Roles & Responsibilities
As the Maintenance Engineer, you will be responsible for:
Maintaining and repairing all equipment safely and efficiently, both on the company's anaerobic digestion facilities, and its customers', ensuring the plants remain on-line and available with the minimum possible downtime. Working across the sites as required for reactive maintenance as well as being part of the wider maintenance team for planned programs as required.
Major responsibilities:
Liaise with plant managers to deliver effective support Maintenance of;

Screw conveyors
Gearbox drive units
Heating circuits
MixersProvide thorough method statements and risk assessments for all tasks
Build and improve on a thorough planned preventative maintenance program
Provide basic training for site operatives
Deliver planned improvements and refurbishments
Other duties as required

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

Mechanical hands-on Engineering Essential
Working Knowledge of substrate pumps
Confined Space Training
Experience of using and fixing pumps, valves, screw conveyors, gearbox drive units, heating circuits, Macerators, Hammermills and Mixers
Practical environmental and working safely knowledge
Electrical competence Essential
First aid an advantage however not essentialSalary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

£40 - £42K Basic
25 days holiday + 8 Bank holidays with the option to purchase additional leave on an annual basis
Annual company bonus scheme (linked to key performance indicators)
Company Vehicle
Company Pension scheme
Occupational health cover
Other benefits will be discussedHow to Apply
If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to (url removed) or ring (phone number removed) and ask to speak to Sue Greeff who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful
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  • Job Reference: 662715190-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Astute Technical Recruitment Ltd
    Astute Technical Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £40,000 to £42,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent