Lynemouth Power Limited (LPL) is recruiting for a Maintenance Manager
Vacancy Reference: LPL 0001 (based at Lynemouth Power Station)
An opportunity has arisen to recruit a Maintenance Manager based at Lynemouth Power Station. The role is to continuously improve the Asset Management Strategy of all areas of the power station, improving the efficiency and effectiveness of planned and unplanned overhauls, and utilising IFS and other key maintenance management tools to improve work management processes, analyse downtime and increase plant flexibility, efficiency, availability and reliability to improve or optimise generation.
Key Responsibilities: reporting to the Engineering & Maintenance Director, key responsibilities and duties will include
- Developing and realising full capability for maintenance management within the CMMS
- Managing and upgrading the Asset Criticality register and managing the unit unplanned overhauls and outages
- Optimising maintenance planning, resource scheduling and execution activities, managing backlogs and improving craft tool-time
- Analysing breakdowns to increase plant reliability, availability, efficiency and flexibility using available maintenance tools (e.g. RCA, FMEA)
- Optimising planned maintenance processes by carrying out tactics reviews on critical asset PMs
- Introducing and managing the LPL Asset Integrity Program, managing PSSR requirements and insurance inspection requirements
- Ensuring continuous feedback and analysis of outputs from site condition monitoring programs.
- Ensuring regular spares and kitting reviews are carried out to optimise tool-time and work management processes
- Assisting in the development and implementation of a quality assurance system and introduce maintenance department key performance indicators
- Optimising contractor usage and reducing contractor costs
- Aligning maintenance record keeping and historical archiving in the technical library with other relevant plant information
- Improving co-ordination of craft teams to ensure cross skilling across both Station and Fuel Handling.
- Operating and leading within a process safety framework
Our Ideal Candidate:
- Experience and knowledge in a power plant (or similar) industry, specifically operations, engineering and/or maintenance (essential)
- Knowledge and experience in maintenance strategies and processes (essential).
- Knowledge of BS PAS 55, ISO 55000 and other AM standards
- Experience in managing and developing a team (essential)
- Knowledge of budget preparation and management (essential)
- Knowledge of management within PSSR is advantageous
- Understanding of environmental and safety legislation
- Excellent interpersonal skills and able to develop collaborative relationships at all levels in the organisation
- Able to self-direct and prioritise activities in the context of the business
- A self-motivated individual thriving in a dynamic work environment
- Strong IT skills
- Effective communication skills (verbal and written)
- Flexible approach and the ability to deal with high levels of change
- The post holder should be HNC or Degree qualified in an engineering discipline or demonstrate relevant equivalent experience
- Preferably IOSH management qualification
To apply for this position please forward a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org For an informal discussion about the role, please contact the HR Department on 07594 091414.
Further information: EPUKI (part of The EPH Group)
EP UK Investments (EPUKI) was established in 2014 as the platform for expanding The EPH group into the UK and All Ireland energy markets. EPUKI’s parent company, EPH, owns and operates assets in the Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Germany, the UK, Italy, Ireland, France and Switzerland. EPH is a vertically integrated energy utility covering the complete value chain ranging from highly efficient cogeneration, power generation and natural gas transmission, gas storage, gas and electricity distribution and supply. EPH is the 6th largest producer of power in Europe employing over 25,000 team members.
Part of the portfolio is Lynemouth Power which began a 420MW biomass conversion project in 2016. The biomass conversion is one of the largest civil engineering projects in the UK, with multi millions invested by EPH at the Northumberland power plant. This has included the construction of six new silos, the development of bespoke large-scale handling facilities at the Port of Tyne, resurrection of the trainline from the port direct to Lynemouth Power Station, and a comprehensive overhaul and modification of all onsite equipment.