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Mechanical Engineering Manager East/West/AMRC

University of Sheffield - Estates & Facilities Management

Location: Sheffield
Salary: £31,302 to £39,609 Grade 7 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 30th January 2019
Closes: 22nd March 2019
Job Ref: UOS021520

Salary: Potential to progress to £43,267 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution.

Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University?

We have an exciting opportunity in Estates and Facilities Management - Engineering and Maintenance for someone to ensure that the Mechanical Services plant and equipment on the University estate are sound, safe and legally compliant. There will also be a need to ensure that policies, procedures and standards for planned maintenance and inspection are understood and implemented effectively.

We are looking for an individual with the ability to process and prioritise requests for reactive and planned maintenance from the EFM helpdesk. You will also be required to contact and visit the relevant sites and departments to arrange and agree specific works and measures.

You will be responsible for ensuring that all statutory maintenance is managed and addressed in a timely manner for example pressure systems, boiler servicing and LEV’s and that comprehensive records are maintained.

There will be a need to issue orders and instructions for maintenance work to be carried out effectively and that University staff or external contractors work in compliance with current legislation and Health & Safety codes of practice.

Having excellent project management skills, significant experience and qualifications in an appropriate Engineering discipline, you will also have good communication skills and be able to form good working relationships with a wide range of people. It is also essential to have knowledge of relevant systems, policies, legislation and quality standards. There will also be a need to possess experience of motivating a team of staff and an ability to motivate high performance in others.

The Engineering and Maintenance function comprises a large budget with circa 140 staff including highly specialist engineers as well as in house electrical, mechanical and trade staff as well as a large number of contractors. The function is embarking on a period of transformation, seeking the most efficient and cost effective combinations of services and organising them to ensure the provision of proactive, high quality, high value services to the University.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

To find out what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for more information.

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