Product and Process Optimiser 285 views

Reference Number 2454
Job Title Product and Process Optimiser
Salary Range £27,188 – £32,253 per annum dependant on experience plus 20% shift allowance
Location Esholt STF
Closing Date 03/22/2019

As a Product and process Optimiser your role will take ownership of the site and maintain a safe working environment by implementing and adhering to Health and Safety procedures at all times. This will include the management of contractors via Control of Work, inducting visitors onto sites and mitigating and resolving hazards as they arise.

£27,188 – £32,253, 20% shift allowance, 25 days holiday, Pension, quarterly bonus.

The role is based at Esholt Waste Water Treatment Works (Bradford) but travel across and between sites may be required therefore you are required to have a full valid EU driving license.

Please be available for Interview W/C 25th March 2019
Start Date – May 2019

What will the role involve?

The role sits within the Energy and Recycling department in the Product and Process North team, working on the Thermal Hydrolysis Plant and Bio-Energy Centre at Esholt WwTW

Day to day you will be responsible for conducting routine manual and technical work on sites, including routine operations, instrument calibration, sampling, reporting, data analysis and basic maintenance checks to prevent failure and to manage and prioritise workload according to available resource

Your role will take ownership of the site and maintain a safe working environment by implementing and adhering to Health and Safety procedures at all times. This will include the management of contractors via Control of Work, inducting visitors onto sites and mitigating and resolving hazards as they arise.

You will use process information, both manual and IT based, to proactively optimise the processes on site to improve process efficiency in terms of cost of treatment and energy generation.

Our Thermal Hydrolysis Plant and Bio- Energy Centre contains a range of complex processes and control systems, so you will need to be able to demonstrate that you can learn technical processes and be able to problem solve and drive process improvements.
The role is a mixture of technical, analytical, and manual duties, and each part should be met with equal enthusiasm.

We treat Yorkshire’s waste water, therefore our assets are operational 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and deal with a range of biological substances.

You will be expected to work a 4 on, 4 off shift pattern (2 days, 2 nights, 4 off), with an 18 day rest period after every 7th shift week worked.

What skills are we looking for?

Ideally you will have previous experience of the followingl:

· Clearly demonstrates the Yorkshire Water company values and behaviours.
· Demonstrate the company’s values and behaviours and aspects of the Clear Leadership Framework, acting as a “role model” within the team
· Experience of Health and Safety management processes and systems
· Experience of understanding where your role fits within a business plan and then developing ways to deliver the outputs.
· Develops and maintains effective internal and external relationships.
· Technical understanding of production processes
· Analytical and fault diagnosis of production processes
· Experience of delivering continual improvement in a process / production environment
· Experience in incident management and asset failure recovery
· Influencing and negotiation skills
· Rigorous attention to detail to ensure ‘right first time’ performance
· Proficient In the use of IT
· Financial awareness
· Full, clean driving license (new recruits only)
· To use creativity and innovation to constantly strive to find new ways of achieving site targets and to seek improvements to the way that tasks are done
· Be proactive and take ownership of site issues, working with others to resolve any issues together
· Be able to work on own and as part of team
· To use initiative to resolve problems or issues and drive actions forward
· Be able to influence and challenge effectively
· Be committed to ongoing personal development
· To self-manage and prioritise workload in response to absences
· Ability to juggle skill sets between a variety of technical and manual tasks

Desirable:

· Previous experience in a commercially orientated and / or regulated environment.
· Previous experience gained within the water or waste water sectors or within the broader utilities, process or manufacturing industry sectors.
· Previous experience of working on a Thermal Hydrolysis Plant
· Previous experience gained working on boilers or BOAS accreditation
· Knowledge and understanding of asset management and capital principles.
· Proficient knowledge of corporate systems.
· Knowledge of YW risk policy and process.
· Regulatory Awareness
· Experience of delivering against challenging business targets.

What’s in it for you?

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of ‘taking responsibility for the water environment for good’.

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply on line and complete the application process

Yorkshire Water manages the collection, treatment and distribution of water around the Yorkshire region, supplying around 1.24 billion litres of drinking water each day – that’s a lot of water!

At the same time we also collect, treat and dispose of approximately one billion litres of waste water safely back into the environment.

But we’re about much more than just water and sewerage services and our people work across a wide range of areas including IT, Finance and Regulation, HR and Health & Safety.

To help us achieve our vision of “taking responsibility for the water environment for good” we are currently recruiting for a Product and Process Optimiser 24/7.

As a Yorkshire Water Product and Process Optimiser 24/7 you will also be expected to gain technical skills and expertise, as well as developing your personal and business competencies.

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