Engineering and Maintenance Graduate
graduate scheme

Engineering and Maintenance Graduate

Job description

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. You'll also ensure that all plant and equipment on site is maintained, repaired or modified as necessary to maximise equipment availability, performance and the output levels required to meet the production demands.

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

What we are looking for

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 Engineering and Maintenance 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, taking an innovative approach and support new technologies where appropriate.

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.


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.

Accepted degree subjects


How to apply

Applications will close at 5.30pm on the closing date. Assessments and selection stages will take place between June and August 2019. Intake date is early October 2019.

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.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 01/06/2020

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Closing date: Continuous recruitment


Additional job details

LocationCrayford · Manchester · Plymouth · Rochester · Scotland · Sheffield


Working hoursFull-time

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