We are hiring a Plant Engineer (Mechanical)!

Due to business growth, a newly created role is available for a Plant Engineer (Mechanical). This is an exciting opportunity to join a new project with strong environmental benefits from inception.

The Plant Engineer will report to the Senior Technical Manager and will have the following responsibilities.

  • Identify areas of the plant to be optimised, introduce solutions and plant process improvements whilst improving safety and reducing hazards
  • Identify the causes for drift in product the specification and work with the engineering and operational teams to correct the causes and prevent further occurrences
  • Produce detailed technical reports to justify manufacturing and design improvements
  • Work with the project team to ensure the efficient use of resources
  • Utilising small teams on site for improvement projects and using consulting resources where appropriate
  • 24/7 site so possibility of extended working hours for shutdowns or installation works.

About You

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience
  • Degree qualified in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with strong EC&I skills,
  • Experience in plant support activities in a petro-chemical, waste to energy or similar hazardous manufacturing environment
  • Understanding of DSEAR, PED, IED requirements
  • Good understanding of health and safety
  • Ability to work with multi-disciplinary engineers, technicians and process plant operators
  • Ability to process optimise and undertake calculations to back up plant observations
  • Good report writing and presentation skills
  • Experience in trouble shooting
  • Experience in rotating equipment (Mechanical Engineer)
  • Experience in Conveying equipment (Mechanical Engineer)
  • Experience in process control


If you have the relevant skills and experience and are interested in this vacancy, please contact careers@orthios.com quoting the reference Plant Engineer (Mechanical) for an application form and data protection policy.

Disclaimer - We occasionally amend or withdraw job vacancies and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.


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