• Permanent
  • Manchester
  • Salary/rate: TBC

Website staffingni Bluestones Staffing NI

Bluestones staffing is working with a leading manufacture company in Manchester.


The Facilities Technical Support will work as part of the Engineering team. The main purpose of the role is to support the Site Facilities Engineer in managing the facilities and services across both of the Magnesium and Zirconium manufacturing plants. You will provide assistance to ensure that key equipment is maintained and operated to high standards, including the effective control of contractors on site. You will also be responsible for the monitoring, recording and reporting of all utilities consumption data, identifying trends and opportunities for improvement.

Main responsibilities:

Daily monitoring of key facilities plant and equipment to ensure effective operation and timely response to issues. This will encompass plant equipment such as Steam Boilers, Air Compressors, Water Treatment Plants, Borehole Pumping Stations and Electrical Switch Rooms.

Facilitate the requirements of maintenance contracts with associated contractors and suppliers for site services plant and equipment. Planning and scheduling of contractor visits, ensuring that all precautions are taken to protect persons and plant in accordance with our clients safety rules and relevant permit requirements.

Respond to maintenance requests and issues relating to building services and infrastructure such as washrooms, boilers, roller shutter doors, fire and intruder alarms, roofs, doors, floors etc. The selection of suitable contractors where required to undertake repairs and refurbishment.

Maintain energy and services usage records for internal and external reporting. Undertake daily, weekly and monthly monitoring as required with the analysis of key data. Liaison with utility providers for inspection and verification of supplies.

Ensure that records are consistently updated following new installations or any changes are made. Drawings and plant inventory lists to be maintained to latest issue.

Work towards the departmental objectives, targets and initiatives that identified for the site. Deliver accurate and reliable information as requested for capital and revenue expenditure projects.

Maintain close liaison with the Site Facilities Engineer, keeping him informed of any issues affecting the site facilities or services.

Any other duties within the post holder’s competence as requested.

Essential Criteria

The candidate must have this

Qualifications/ Education
HNC/HND in Engineering

BGOI Boiler Operator Training
Degree in Engineering

BOAS Boiler Operator Accreditation

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a maintenance role within a heavy plant industry

Operation of Steam Boiler systems and associated equipment

Hands on approach to problem solving Experience of using MS Office; Word, Excel, and Outlook
Experience in site services/facilities Experience of Automatic Meter Reading systems
Skills & Knowledge
Basic Working knowledge of electrical, mechanical and civil engineering Knowledge of H&S requirements and insurance inspection requirements

Good fault finding/diagnostic skills

Contractor liaison and supervision

Ability to establish good working relations at all levels
Operation of Water Treatment Plants and associated equipment
Personal Attributes
Self-motivated with the ability to use their own initiative, prioritise tasks and work well under pressure

Methodical with a strong attention to detail and focus on accuracy of data

Professional approach to work and when dealing with internal and external customers

A team player who demonstrates a high level of commitment, adopting a flexible and positive approach

The role holder must have the ability to work unsupervised with good time management skills in a fast paced, pressurized and challenging environment ¬†Committed to the Company’s core values of

Customer First, Integrity, Accountability,

Innovation, Personal Development and


Working Pattern
37 hours per week Mon-Fri, but may include weekends where required.
Closing Date: 7th June 2018.

Bluestones staffing is acting as a Recruitment Agency.


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