Site Engineer

Job location:
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Created moment:
February 9, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 07898

The Company


The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

Site Engineer

Job Summary

Site Engineer - Herreschoff Kilns Site (HK3), Lee Moor Plympton, Devon, PL7 5JP

Salary: Up to £48,500 per annum, dependant on experience (inclusive of on-call allowance) plus 5% annual performance-based bonus

Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week, working Monday to Friday 8am – 4pm Please note you will be placed on an on-call rota – being on-call every 4 weeks.

Do you have a background in maintenance engineering with management experience? Looking for a hands-on role that offers a wide variety of responsibilities? We have the job for you!

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our HK3 site! Reporting into the Plant Manager, you'll be responsible for the Site Maintenance, providing electrical and mechanical support for our fixed plant equipment. You’ll be responsible for managing the engineering team; co-ordinating resources, including managing contractors and ensuring the safe and cost-effective maintenance of the plant. You will need to maintain plant availability at high levels through planned routine maintenance and reaction to breakdowns, as well as being energy efficient.

What’s in it for you?

Imerys is a successful business which provides its employees with a positive working environment and a range of workplace benefits including:

Annual bonus of up to 5% of salary (individual performance based)

Pension scheme

Life Assurance

25 days holiday a year plus bank holidays

Holiday bonus scheme

Employee assistance programme

An excellent reward hub giving you savings and discounts on everyday purchases.

Health and wellbeing programme

The opportunity to develop new skills and use a diverse range of equipment.

Candidate requirements:

Fixed plant maintenance experience within a production environment is important along with your team leadership/supervisory skills and experience of working to and setting budgets. You will also:

Have an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in engineering.

Hold a workplace Health and Safety qualification/ certification, ideally NEBOSH or IOSH

Have a sound understanding of mechanical and electrical maintenance including fixed processing plant and heavy plant machinery.

Be able to fault find and resolve mechanical and electrical issues.

Have good communication skills and be a team player.  Be IT literate and ideally have experience of using SAP

Hold a Full UK Driving Licence

About Us:

Imerys is the world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide we are leaders in 80% of our markets. Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to a diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. Our workplaces are diverse and inclusive and we foster a collaborative work culture which helps us continually drive innovation in our fields.

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

Position Type

Full time

and

Permanent

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recruiting.support@ imerys.com

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To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.