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Engineering and Maintenance Graduate

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Engineering and Maintenance Graduate (Recycling and Integrated Assets)

UK Wide

Salary - Competitive

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 societys waste into action.

The Engineering and Maintenance Graduate Role

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.

The IdealEngineering and Maintenance Graduate

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.

If you want to work within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, click APPLY! You will be redirected to the company website to register and complete your application for the role of Engineering and Maintenance Graduate.

Closing date is 5.30pm, 18th June 2018.

Intake date is 1st October 2018.

The vacancy you have applied for is being advertised by CVWOW Ltd, the UK's leading, award winning recruitment specialist.

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.

Full terms and conditions of the CVWOW business can be found on our website.


  • Start: Asap
  • Rate: £Competitive + Benefits
  • Location: Glasgow, Scotland
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Graduate
  • Recruiter: CV WOW
  • Contact: Danielle Field
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: VIR-39365-1
  • Posted: 2018-05-10 13:21:27 -

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