What is the purpose of the role?
We are seeking a motivated technical process and compliance coordinator to support the senior process lead on a range of process improvements across a wide geographical Thames Valley region. You will provide knowledge and experience of sewage treatment processes to operations, capital delivery and other business areas. You will focus on driving improvements, through predicting, identifying, investigating and resolving issues on site. Working with operational teams, you will ensure that compliance is met by employees and contractors alike, in terms of statutory regulations and codes of practice, relating to the wastewater treatment process.
What makes this role unique?
This is an exciting role for a passionate and knowledgeable individual to support with the roll out of process improvement, supporting with the training and develop the wider process scientist teams across your region. A perfect opportunity to gain exposure to a range of stakeholders as well as working in collaboration with operational teams, you will develop your water industry experience in this fast paced and process focussed role.
What will this role involve?
Key responsibilities of this role will be to:
Support on local action plans on sites working closely with operations to prioritise risk and secure correct funding.
Monitor and support changes to the process on sewage treatment works, to ensure the process is fully compliant during optimisation throughout the year.
Undertake routine and ad-hoc water sampling and monitoring to ensure 100% regulatory compliance.
Aid the Operational teams in identifying process risks.
Support maintenance projects to ensure compliance is not compromised while their work is carried out.
Provide compliance information for operational meetings and responsible for escalating issues the Compliance Manager.
Report hazards and near misses as appropriate.
Keep site operating manuals up to date to help build in resilience with staff changes.
Engage with operations and contractors, building rapport and improving their own technical understanding of processes and compliance.
What are we looking for?
Do you have experience in a compliance and process improvement role? If so, we are seeking a process driven individual that has experience of reviewing and implementing process improvements within a highly regulated environment. If you have previous experience in the sewage or wastewater industry, this would be advantageous. If you have experience working with contractors, this would be beneficial however not essential. You will have demonstrable experience in process reviews and ensuring compliance, making recommendations to wider teams and supporting with the roll out. You will have a methodical approach to work and previous experience working with individuals in a scientific field would be desirable. Travel to multiple sites across your assigned region will be required so a full, UK driving licence is essential.
Thames Water information and salary details
This role is offering a salary of circa £28,000 depending on skills and experience and can be based from Oxford, Reading or Marlow. Due to the nature of the role, a full UK driving licence is crucial. Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension and holiday scheme and a wider benefits scheme which includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans and loyalty awards for continuous service plus discounts at a wide range of retailers via Benefits on Taps. We also offer 2 paid volunteering days per year.
About Thames Water
Thames Water is the largest water and waste-water services company in the UK. We provide the essential service at the heart of daily life, health and enjoyment to 15 million customers across London and the Thames Valley and we are going through a period of exciting change. On a typical day we supply 2.6 billion litres of top quality drinking water and our 350 sewage treatment works treat more than 4.2bn litres of waste-water. Our 85,000 miles of water mains and sewers would wrap around the world three-and-a-half times.
Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.
Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 16/11/2018.