What is the purpose of the role?
This exciting opportunity will give you the chance to be a key part of our wastewater treatment business and the development of a new Area Services team. You will lead a team who will provide specialist technical support to Performance managers across an area, with a particular technical specialism in maintenance. This role will be critical in helping to ensure that the agreed compliance and service levels are achieved both now and in the future, and enable us to drive strategic change in maintenance.
What makes this role unique?
Would you like to be part of a team that has a positive impact on the environment and manufactures green energy? Working side by side with our performance managers, you will be instrumental in helping the business to make a step change in how we drive maintenance leadership, playing a key role in the development of technical careers and development of our people enabling us to improve performance across an area. This team will also allow us to make improvements in the safety and security of our sites and is a key enabler to helping us to achieve our wider ambitions on our transformation journey.
What will this role involve?
Responsible for technical input to site improvements projects in order to secure effective and efficient asset utilisation and management such as capital investment.
Quality assurance for contractor work (financial and quality).
Own and optimise maintenance delivery plan in conjunction with the process delivery plan.
Monitor and review plant performance and reliability, investigate critical plant failures and ensure corrective actions are taken.
Drive improvements to give a reduction in the maintenance serviceability cost by asset type.
Support the development of strategic standards through working with peers in Operations and SPA to ensure compliance with regulatory standards to meet cost, quality and time objectives.
Development of technical strategies in accordance with Company and Maintenance Services objectives - including the coordination of strategic spares and monitoring, implementation and maintenance of relevant associated quality programmes such as SAP.
Ensure asset registers are up to date following investment or on site changes and annual reviews take place.
Develop and maintain planned maintenance capital programme in your area.
Assist / Input into EPR (Environmental Permitting Regulations) where required, to include reviews and updates of SOM's (site operating manuals).
What are we looking for?
We are seeking an individual with a background in industrial mechanical / electrical maintenance including planned and preventative maintenance. You will ideally have a minimum of a BTEC / NVQ L3 or equivalent in Mechanical / Electrical and a BTEC HNC Electrical / Mechanical or have a ICA background. You will be an experienced people-manager with a proven track record of engaging and developing a team, and ideally will have been a technical mentor to apprentices in a previous role. You will be used to taking the lead and achieving results, with a strong focus on and broad range of H&S skills, H&S legislation and application. A facilities background would be desirable and NEBOSH would be ideal. You will be required to have this qualification if you do not already. You will have good communication skills as well as excellent IT skills, especially Excel, and the ability to interrogate data via SAP is desirable.
Thames Water information and salary details
We have a number of roles based at our sites in Witney, Didcot, Reading and Camberley. We are offering a salary up to £45,000 depending on skills and experience. You will require a valid driving license as the role will involve travel to other sites. Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension and holiday scheme and a wider benefits scheme which includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans and loyalty awards for continuous service plus discounts at a wide range of retailers via Benefits on Taps. We also offer 2 paid volunteering days per year.
Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.
Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 15/03/2018.