Facilities Engineer

Location: Raunds

Hours: 37.5

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 29 January 2021

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Facilities Engineer

Howdens Joinery is actively looking to recruit a Facilities Engineer to join our team in Raunds, Northamptonshire.  You'll be reporting to the Logistics Engineering Manager and you’ll be responsible for the day to day site contractor management and control plus general facilities management. As a Facilities Engineer, you'll also be responsible for fire safety, technical and environmental legislative compliance and procedures.

As a Facilities Engineer, you will possess excellent interpersonal and communications skills along with the experience to supervise multi-disciplinary teams of staff internal and external including maintenance, grounds and contract workers.  The role is operational which requires a hands-on approach as required.

Other accountabilities for the Facilities Engineer include:

  • Ensure facilities are compliant to all Legislation, codes and standards with respect to Security, Safety, Health and Environmental management
  • Develop, implement, maintain and police effective contractor control engineering and maintenance procedures adhering to safety, technical, legislative and group standards
  • Respond appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise and deal with the consequences
  • Calculate and compare costs for required goods or services to achieve maximum value for money
  • Manage the maintenance revenue and utilities budget
  • Ensure safety procedures are followed on site for contractor control and permit to work management
  • Support the Logistics Engineering Manager managing projects and process improvements

The Facilities Engineer will hold a recognised engineering qualification HNC/D or equivalent experience in an engineering discipline and must possess strong decision-making skills with a successful track record in engineering management in a manufacturing environment. 

Additional Knowledge and Experience

  • NEBOSH or equivalent safety experience
  • Experience of technical and environmental legislation and processes that ensure compliance
  • Strong working knowledge of CDM
  • Project management, budget and finance control

Howdens Joinery is a highly successful FTSE 250 business, with more than 700 depots nationwide, more than 10,000 staff and last year our sales reached circa £1.6 billion.  Despite our scale, Howdens remains a local business with traditional values. 

We have a very competitive salary and benefits package including 25 days holiday,  company bonus and a contributory pension.  There is onsite car parking, exceptional social events and a friendly and supportive working environment.  As well as the opportunity to develop within a high-profile FTSE 250 company, you will be part of a rewarding organisation recognised for excellence in the workplace in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For

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