Engineering and Maintenance Graduate (Recycling and Integrated Assets)

Salary: Competitive
Location: South East, South West, London, The East, East Midlands, West Midlands, North West, North East, Yorkshire, Nationwide
Start date: Oct-2018
Sectors: Engineering, Environmental

At Viridor, we’re one of the UK’s leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies and part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group. We put waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy and are at the forefront of the UK’s green economy.


The wide range of recycling treatment technologies we use, including advanced and standard materials recycling facilities, mechanical biological treatment plants, composting and household waste recycling centres, means that we are able to put more of society's waste into action.


The primary role of the Engineering and Maintenance Graduate will be to support the WorkSmart delivery, engineering, maintenance and process engineering teams in the development and delivery of maintenance and optimisation projects across the Recycling & Integrated Assets (R&IA) business.


You will provide technical/engineering support and expertise to the site teams throughout the maintenance improvement, optimisation and asset replacement projects leading to increased safety, plant performance, quality and capacity across the MRF, glass, plastics and polymers recycling assets.


As our Engineering and Maintenance Graduate, you’ll have secured a degree in Engineering (Electrical, Process or Mechanical) and completed process engineering and/or maintenance exercises or the practical application of these. You’ll have sound understanding of Health and Safety legislation and process and maintenance improvement with a keen interest in new technologies, at all times championing an approach that facilitates continuous improvement. Previous experience in process engineering or within the recycling and waste management industry would be advantageous.


It is important that the successful Graduate joining us in this role demonstrates some commercial awareness, is able to think logically and identify root causes whilst providing solutions. You’ll have strong analytical and communication skills, able to balance and deliver against conflicting priorities and deadlines, and be self-motivated.


As this role will require working alongside multiple stakeholders, teams and management both internal and external, strong relationship building skills are essential and high levels of resilience, drive and tenacity will be key.


We will look at basing the successful graduate within commutable distance to their current location, however the role with require UK travel – therefore a full driving license is essential.


This is an exciting opportunity to join our fast-growing business and be a part of how we’re shaping the future.


Closing date is 5.30pm, 18th June 2018. Intake date is 1st October 2018.



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