Spalding, Peterborough, England, United Kingdom


To managing contracts and work to deliver the day to day maintenance requirements in line with plant priorities whilst fully supporting the wider team on longer term solutions, outages and improvements.

Job Summary

Principal responsibilities are described below:

  • Manage priorities within a small Team of skilled Mechanical Technicians and contract support organisations to maximize plant availability and reliability whilst carrying out all activities safely.
  • Ensure the team holds the correct Mechanical, Technical and Safety competencies to fulfil their roles and encourage multidiscipline learning, further development and understanding of the Safety Rules.
  • Provide technical supervision of the Mechanical Technicians and provide hands on support as required.
  • Carry out Mechanical staff performance reviews and ensure the agreed targets, and the training needs of the team and individuals are delivered.
  • Provide technical Mechanical support to the Operations, Engineering, Electrical and C&I teams as required.
  • Manage the MMS to maintain, service, repair and record history of all Mechanical equipment and ensure all Mechanical activities, spares and information are correctly inputted and available for use.
  • Ensure compliance with the plant modification procedures.
  • Responsible for planning, co-ordination, delegating areas of responsibility to Mechanical staff and contract support organisations during outages to deliver the workscope within the duration allocated.
  • Ensure the Mechanical team have undertaken all core training required to meet all departmental needs.
  • Ensure the Mechanical steam are fully conversant and compliant with Company ISIs, SSIs and procedures as part of the Company Safety Rules.
  • Participate in all relevant meetings to coordinate the planning of the daily Mechanical activities in line with Plant priorities.
  • Manage all work entered into the MMS and ensure it is planned, allocated and completed on a priority and timely basis, with effective management of backlogs.
  • All WOCs and RAMs are checked for accuracy and signed off before they are delivered to the Safety Controller for Safety Document production.
  • Manage a process to ensure all Mechanical Procedures are reviewed, modified and signed off within the periodicity required.
  • Work with the Mechanical/Operations Engineers to ensure that Drawings are reviewed when used and marked up and revised if incomplete or incorrect.
  • Contribute positively towards a culture of multi skilling and help drive a program where all staff can achieve their full potential.
  • Ensure the Quality control of all work either undertaken directly or supervised, in line with InterGen’s Quality Management System.
  • Work with procurement to ensure value for money when managing designated contracts, purchasing parts or carrying out projects.
  • Actively participate in company/site HSE initiatives including the HSE forum activities and procedure reviews.
  • Participate in projects and initiatives as delegated by the Management team to support other areas of the business as needs arise.
  • To be ‘on call’ and fully responsive to all business related contact calls.
  • Ensuring out of hours support is available as and when required.
  • Available to change working patterns were necessary in order to meet the needs of the business.
  • Deputise for the M&R Manager as required

Assisting the Maintenance and Reliability Manager in the following activities:-

  • Supporting the Performance Engineer and the Engineering Team to improve Plant Performance shortfalls and augment engineering solutions, including predictive monitoring analysis.
  • Supporting the Engineering team with resource as requested to successfully deliver outages, projects and Technical RCA investigations.
  • Coordinating resources effectively to input and deliver scheduled, preventative, breakdown, planned maintenance and Operational activities.
  • Supporting the Loss of load investigations to determine root cause
  • Ensure the necessary resources and equipment are mobilized in the early stages of a forced outage
  • Coordinating and supervising the execution of all daily activities in line with plant priorities.
  • Assisting the development of and ensuring maintenance budgets are controlled in line with business plan requirements

Skills / Competencies

The individual will need to be self-motivated with exceptional organisational and interpersonal skills. The individual must be suited to a culture which is entrepreneurial, fast paced, value-driven, and with very high corporate performance and ethical standards. The individual will need to be very comfortable working in a lean structure, should be highly customer focused, possess strong ethical and moral standards and be willing to assume significant personal accountability.

Key characteristics of the successful candidate

  • Detail oriented with the ability to work unsupervised and the confidence to challenge the ‘pro quo’ in a professional manner.
  • Affable and flexible personality with an excellent work ethic, who demonstrates a “can do” attitude and offers alternative solutions.
  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization with the Potential for promotion, within the Company
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills.
  • Familiar with a number of computer applications.
  • Good interpersonal skills, self-motivated, flexible and committed attitude.
  • Communication and motivational skills
  • Solution focused with excellent fault finding skill


  • Minimum of HND in Mechanical/Engineering discipline with a high level of practical Operational/Maintenance experience/knowledge (Qualifications below this may be acceptable if accompanied by suitable experience).
  • A good understanding of all HSE aspects is a fundamental requirement, NEBOSH or IOSH qualified is preferable

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