Process Engineer

Salary: 
Salary  £26,243 -  £32,804 dependant on experience.
Closing date: 
Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 23:00
Employer: 
Yorkshire Water
Type: 
Permanent
Region: 
United Kingdom



Salary and benefits: starting from  £26,243 dependant on experience + company van + standby payment + pension + quarterly performance related bonus + 25 days annual leave + training & development opportunities in line with the Process Engineer progression plan.


This is a permanent position and will cover the Leeds and Harrogate area, therefore, a full valid EU driving licence is an essential requirement of this role

Participating in a standby and weekend working rota is a requirement of this role.


What will the role involve?

The role involves being based at one site each quarter and the individual is required to spend time rotating around the four assets in the Leeds and Harrogate area, ensuring that compliance with water quality standards, environmental regulations and health and safety is achieved and managed.

As a Process Engineer (Clean Water Production) you will effectively and efficiently manage water production asset operations and reliability to ensure environmental and regulatory compliance. You will deliver sustainable out performance through effective and efficient asset operation in the safest way

Implementation of the optimal plan, ensuring cost reduction management is a key element of the role.
You will assist with optimisation activities within the business unit and share best practice, alongside ensuring that outage is always minimised. You will manage asset failure recovery from the field and support unit cost information monitoring.

You will ensure that compliance with statutory requirements such as Health and Safety, Water Quality Requirements (DWI) and the Environment Agency are always followed. You will ensure that incidents or operational events are escalated and managed appropriately.

The successful candidate will lead site maintenance activities to achieve effective asset control and performance and ensure remote asset interventions (via your Toughbook) are delivered from the field or appropriate resources are requested when interventions are limited by IT.

You will also embrace new technologies, innovation and be open to new ways of working in a fast-paced operational environment.

Participating in a standby and weekend working rota is a requirement of this role.


What skills are we looking for?

As this role requires frequent travel a full valid EU driving licence is essential.

It is essential that you can develop and maintain effective internal and external relationships alongside a solid understanding of Water Treatment production processes.

Working as part of a small team throughout a large geographical area, it is important that you have strong team working skills and pull together to resolve operational issues and provide support during challenging periods.

You will be analytical and have the ability to fault find on treatment processes.

You will have experience with incident management and asset failure recovery.

It is also essential that you have rigorous attention to detail to ensure 'right first time performance', you are proficient in the use of IT systems and have knowledge of risk policies and processes.

It is desirable that you have previous experience in a commercial orientated and/or regulated environment and previous experience gained within the water or waste water sectors or within the broader utilities, process or manufacturing industry sectors.

As this role requires frequent travel a full valid EU driving licence is essential.


What's in it for you?

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply on line and complete the application process, submitting a covering letter and CV.


Closing date: 11th August

Interview dates: 20th August


Everyone has an idea of what a water company does. Here in Yorkshire we make sure that all 5.2 million people living in the region have clean safe drinking water on tap and their waste water taken away. But for us it's so much more than this.


We care passionately about the environments and communities in which we work; we always look for new innovative ways to do things that deliver great value for our business and deliver the service our customers want and expect.


Our customers are at the heart of what we do and how we do things. We work best as a company to deliver this when we work together - team work, creativity, enthusiasm and passion are inherent within our 3000 people who work 24/7 365 days a year to keep Yorkshire's water flowing.


We are a business that has its eye on the future, planning ahead to look after Yorkshire's water, today, tomorrow and always.


Yorkshire Water values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.


Yorkshire Water reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

We currently have a vacancy for a Process Engineer to join the North Water Production Team which forms part of the wider Clean Water Production department in the Service Delivery Business Unit.

This role involves being responsible for 4 Water Treatments Works across Leeds and Harrogate.


As a Process Engineer (Clean Water Production) you will be expected to effectively and efficiently manage water production asset operations and reliability, with a focus on running the four clean water treatment works within the Leeds and Harrogate area.

You will typically be based at one of the four water treatment works and rotating on a quarterly basis to all four sites. It will be your responsibility to ensure environmental and regulatory compliance. You will be heavily involved with ensuring that Leeds and Harrogate are provided with clean water that meets regulatory standards, is in the right quantity at the right time, and most importantly in the safest way possible.



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