Site Engineer

Site Engineer
St Austell, Cornwall
£32,600 – 36,500.

Jobline Staffing are recruiting for a Site Engineer to manage and lead a multi-disciplined maintenance team for one of Cornwall’s largest employers.

Lead, plan and deliver capital development & sustenance projects. Another important aspect to this role is monitor and support further kiln improvements and savings for long term sustainability of calcined kaolin production.

Responsibilities required:


  • To ensure maintenance activities support both ISO 14001 & ISO 9001 environmental & quality system compliance.
  • Scope out and manage projects including Capex estimation, design, and installation, commissioning and coordinating various contractors.
  • Management of the site stores ensuring that key consumables are available to fulfil engineering requirements whilst closely controlling the total stock value.
  • To review and manage appropriate repair, service and preventive maintenance to minimise downtime in production
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and cost reductions.
  • Carry out investigation and actions relating to employee performance improvement, attendance counselling & disciplinary matters.
  • Carry out Annual Performance reviews for direct reports
  • Monitor the kiln/s to ensure operating at maximum efficiency.
  • Ensure that all gas and oil equipment complies with current legislation

Required skills and experience:


  • Hold a HNC Engineering qualification as a minimum, preferably HND with a proven experience in plant engineering / process.
  • Indentured apprenticeship and vocational qualifications to minimum NVQ Level 3 (Electrical or Mechanical)
  • Proven management experience in a production environment
  • Experience of managing engineering maintenance teams.
  • Knowledge of electrical distribution systems, both gas and oil
  • combustion systems and in a plant/production environment
  • Significant proven experience in financial management, i.e. setting budgets, managing costs on a regular basis and preparing proposals for Capital Expenditure

To discuss this role further please contact Jobline Staffing today.

If you do not hear back from us within 7 days please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Jobline Staffing is an Equal Opportunities employer. Entitlement to work in the UK is essential.


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