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Date Added: Thu 09/11/2023

Utilities & Facilities Manager

Bedfordshire, MK45, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £40000 - £50000/annum benefits

Utilities & Facilities Manager

£40,000 - £50,000

Our client is a leading FMCG manufacturer that is making a huge investment in the factory over the next 5 years. Due to this growth and new production lines being installed, they are looking for an experienced Utilities, Facilities & Site Services Manager to manage the facilities function of the site.

Role & Responsibilities:

Responsible for supporting manufacturing with fully functioning & availability across site services, facilities, utilities and general site maintenance
Managing a small team of facilities engineers - training, guidance, workload allocation & support
Deliver performance of KPi's for maintenance, plant availability, Lean TPM implementation
Responsible for the site Legionella legal compliance, utilities recording, reporting & usage reports
Managing boilers, steam systems, ammonia plant, chillers, cooling towers, HVAC, BMS systems, wastewater treatment, HV systems
Produce utilities forecasts, performance report for kWh / hL
Act as site electrical duty holder - managing HV and domestic electrical systems
Manage facilities & utilities budgets and deliver cost improvements
Look after external suppliers & contractors, monitor performance, negotiate on costs
Manage site environmental agendas and projects

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

Must have experience of site Legionella legal compliance
Worked in FMCG industry, preferably food, drink or packaging manufacturing
Strong reporting experience in facilities - able to produce forecasts on consumption
Ideally have previously been a site electrical duty holder
Managed servicing & repairs for boilers, ammonia plant, steam, HV, cooling towers, chillers, treatment plant, refrigeration
Knowledge of Lean / TPM manufacturing techniques within manufacturing
Looked after a small team of facilities engineers previously
Experienced in managing budgets and site legal compliance for utilities & facilities
Knowledge of planned maintenance systems - CMMS
Coaching & developing people experience
Able to maintain relationships with colleagues, contractors and external suppliers
Be an experienced managed that has worked in complex fast-moving sites
Knowledge of ISO systems - Environmental, Health & Safety, Quality

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