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Mechanical Engineer

Are you an experienced Mechanical Engineer looking for a new challenge?

Viridor is one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies.

Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor puts waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy.

This is an exciting time to work at Viridor.

We are at the forefront of the UK's green economy and we use smart people and technology to deliver our vision, bringing people together to give the world's resources new life.

We are now looking to recruit a Mechanical Engineer for our team at our Glasgow Recycling & Renewable Energy Centre (GRREC).

You'll work 42.5 hours per week.

The Role:

The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for all aspects of the mechanical engineering and maintenance at the Glasgow RREC, in co-operation with the Electrical and Control & Instrumentation Engineers.

You'll ensure optimal long-term availability of the plant, to preserve the value of the assets and to meet set health and safety, environmental and financial targets.

The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for efficient planning and execution of planned and unplanned maintenance activities associated with the Glasgow RREC plant, including the stores and workshops management.

The ideal Mechanical Engineer:



* Proven experience of Mechanical Maintenance Engineering


* Knowledge of repair methods of mechanical machinery and material


* Experience in heavy process or plant would be advantage


* Possess appropriate Engineering qualifications such as HNC / HND / Degree or equivalent


* Experience in working with Permits to Work and Safe System of Work


* Experience of supervising teams and contractors to deliver agreed Key Performance Indicators


* Ability to think logically and solve problems effectively and efficiently


* Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Rewards and Benefits:

In return for your hard work as our Mechanical Engineer, we can offer a competitive salary plus excellent benefits, including pension, optional healthcare and a range of flexible benefits.

If you want to work within a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, click apply.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory.

We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.


  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £Competitive + Benefits
  • Location: Glasgow, Scotland
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: CV WOW
  • Contact: Lucy Hudson
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: VIR-40987
  • Posted: 2019-09-09 10:51:50 -

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