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Plant Engineer

Plant Engineer

  • Harlow

From creating the latex gloves that have been invaluable during the COVID-19 crisis to making sure your house is insulated and keeping you warm Emulsion Polymers play a key part in everyday life.

As an industry it’s integral to daily life which gives you some explanation as to why this company is worth £1.46 billion and employ 4,750 people worldwide.

If it’s job security you’re looking for then this is right up there.

A key role within those 4,750 people is the plant engineers. They’re responsible for Mechanical Engineer Support and delivering CAPEX projects at their Harlow site.

In this role you’ll:

  • Provide a specialist expertise in Mechanical Engineering
  • Advise and assist in the maintenance and procurement of mechanical and plant equipment
  • Liaise with external contacts concerning supply of equipment or problems with existing plant
  • Support CAPEX projects as the discipline expert and/or Project Manager
  • Take initiative in improvement of plant equipment standards in safety, reliability, functionality and record keeping
  • Keep abreast of technical developments in plant and equipment relevant to the company’s interests and activities
  • Assimilate knowledge of new installations and recommend spares requirements necessary to take over maintenance of new equipment
  • Administer and enforce company SHE policy and procedures within area of responsibility
  • Provide technical support and assistance to the maintenance team to ensure maximum on-stream time for the production plants

Ideally you’ll have:

  • Experience in chemical, process or allied industries of Mechanical engineering
  •  Sound knowledge of industrial plant and systems gained through several years in the chemical processing or related industry
  •  Strong organisational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  •  Proactive in problem-solving and be able to independently manage timelines and priorities
  •  Proficiency in the use of MS Office and Excel
  •  Self-motivation, initiative, a proactive approach and the ability to work effectively within a team


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Manufacturing - Maintenance - Mechanical
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