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Technical Coordinator Job at Thames Water Utilites – in Abbey Wood

Job Description

Who are we?

Thames Water is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to our 15 million customers by supplying 2.6 billion litres of water through 32,000 km of pipes, keeping taps flowing and toilets flushing.

At Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to life, so our business is always open.

We are looking for a motivated Technical Coordinator to join our team based at our Crossness – Abbey Wood, South East London – SE2 9AQ.

As this role and the team covers the whole of the Thames Water estate, we are flexible where this role can be based so any of our sites with STW with CHP generation:

What you’ll be doing

The Technical Coordinator is responsible for ensuring materials and services are in the right place at the right time to allow the planned and reactive work to take place to ensure the team’s asset availability targets are met.

This role will involve day to day contractor liaison and management, input into future planning and solutions, to ensure the team’s planned and reactive maintenance work is completed by the required SLA.

We’re looking for you to:
Co-ordinate the ordering of parts/equipment required to complete jobs

Managing contractors effectively and communicating extensively with them to carry out specialist mandatory work

Maintaining, tracking and reporting on the OPEX and CAPEX spends

Liaising with other team members to understand the plant availability

Be involved with planned maintenance on site

Maintaining SAP activities

Be involved with the review of Plant performance and provide improvement recommendations

Liaise with the Planning Team by attending all planning meetings

Maintain inventory of critical spares, working closely with the LMC to achieve this

Take ownership and deliver local capital schemes

Assist in Health & Safety briefings and procedures, working proactively with the safety equipment team and statutory inspection

Be accountable for finance in terms of monitoring spend of contractor and reducing costs of materials

Team engagement and providing guidance where required and completing agreed actions

We are looking for someone who ideally has:
Experience of using SAP technical planning workbench and ordering

An understanding of engineering principles

Able to consistently produce work of a high standard with strong attention to detail

Excellent interpersonal skills – able to communicate in a friendly, open and constructive manner with a range of people to build relationships and improve efficiencies

Able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision and be proactive

Good decision making abilities

Competent and confident using IT systems

Full driving licence required

What’s in it for you?

Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 24 days holiday per year increasing to 28 with length of service and a wider benefits scheme including our benefits hub, which is packed full of offers and information to save you money and support your wellbeing.

Thames Water is a dynamic, rewarding and diverse place to work, with opportunities around every corner. If you join our team, you’ll enjoy a fulfilling career, flexible working arrangements a wider benefits scheme including our benefits hub, which is packed full of offers and information to save you money and support your wellbeing.

We’re also proud to embrace and promote diversity and believe that creating a workforce that reflects the communities we serve will help us to thrive. We encourage applications from everyone and offer extra support for those who need it throughout the recruitment process.

Click here to find out more about working at Thames Water

We deliver life’s essential service so our customers, communities, and the environment can thrive. This means, that when a crisis happens, we all rally around to support our customers. As part of your role, you’ll be asked to help out our Instant Support Team to help our customers in their hour of need. This is incredibly rewarding, and you’ll be given full training – it’s also a great opportunity to learn more about our business and meet colleagues.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is so we can manage all the applications properly and give candidates a positive experience. Once closed, we can’t consider any further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

About Company

Company: Thames Water Utilites –

Company Location:  Abbey Wood

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