External Works Manager

  • Job Reference: 6988400/001
  • Date Posted: 6 October 2020
  • Recruiter: South West
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon, England
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Technology
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Venn Group

External Works Manager

Recruitment Agency Reference: 6988400

6 Months+

Devonport

£20 – 40 per hour (DOE)

 

***Candidates must satisfy security criteria***

 

Our client, a major Defence Engineering Services organisation, are looking for an External Works Manager to lead the site operational control team and activity for the plant maintenance function; ensure effective provision of plant operations and control services including planning and scheduling maintenance activities, documentation control, works order and contractor control and progress & performance reporting

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead, coordinate, manage and control a team such that staff are developed, utilised and deployed effectively and employee performance & motivation is maximised to meet organisational standards and requirements

  • Develop and implement plans, approaches, schedules and improvement programmes to deliver ongoing monthly, quarterly and annual KPI’s, SLA’s and objectives for a department, unit or enabling service

  • Provide plant operations services and control for plant operations including planning and scheduling maintenance activities, documentation control, works order and contractor control and progress & performance reporting

  • Monitor and report plant performance, reliability and availability risks, issues and change control management producing timely and accurate information and data, analysis and reporting where required and in relation to status, compliance and performance for plan

  • Work with plant operations team to ensure planned maintenance schedules are delivered and oversee adherence and timely completion of work carried out to increase operational effectiveness

  • Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice maintenance vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal & external stakeholders to ensure optimal performance and work collaboratively, negotiate & engage with key stakeholders to facilitate delivery & compliance of the maintenance strategy

  • Develop plans and schedules for the introduction or modification (or disposal) of new machinery, plant and equipment; ensure all parties are consulted during plan development, then informed and aware of their role and obligations in the delivery of plant plan

 

Experience required:

  • Plant maintenance lead or management experience, ideally with a Defence background

  • Typical plants can include power generation (electrical, heat, steam, etc.), distribution (heat, power, light, air, gas, etc.), manufacturing plant, water treatment plant (clean, ionised, waste), effluent plant, etc.

 

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.