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Marine Engineering Technician - Wester Ross

Due to significant investment in the company, we are looking to recruit a Marine Engineering Technician.

Please complete and return the attached Application_Form or send your CV and Cover Letter to workwithus@scottishsalmon.com.

Marine Engineering Technician

Location: Wester Ross

Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience

The Opportunity:

If you are an ambitious and motivated person looking for your next challenge in an exciting workplace, now is the perfect time to take your next step with The Scottish Salmon Company.

Due to significant investment in the company, we are now looking to recruit a Marine Engineering technician. Reporting to the Engineering Manager North, you will provide a high standard of multi-skilled engineering service to the North Region sites including maintenance of plant, machinery and services to a safe and reliable standard. This will include but not limited to, Generators, Compressors, Blowers, Fish feed systems, Boat engines and general maintenance of sites and shore bases.

You will support the marine sites goals and objectives by working closely with the site managers under the coordination of the Marine Engineering Coordinator. You will help to develop Risk assessments and safe systems of work for the marine sites. The job role requires the creation of a Planned Preventative Maintenance schedule and use of our Pirana CMMS system. This position would possibly suit someone who is currently in a workshop environment and is looking for a field service role.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Monitoring and Recording – maintain and monitor plant equipment ensuring they are running at optimum and develop the site PPM structure for the pirana assets care system
  • Compliance – ensure compliance of plant and equipment to current legislative standards such as: air receivers, lifting equipment, compressors, evaporators, fire-safety systems, PEE testing etc.
  • Supervision and Support – organise, supervise and support on-site contractors to fulfil the site and production maintenance function and any site improvement projects
  • Health & Safety and Housekeeping – perform all duties in a safe manner and as a team member, ensure a safe working environment exists for all employees on the site, actively keep all working areas clear and clean

Your Skills & Experience:

  • Experience of working with electrical/mechanical systems
  • Structured and practical engineering training e.g. apprenticeship/HNC
  • Flexibility to provide cover for sites
  • Knowledge and experience of generators, compressors, boat engines and electrical systems
  • Knowledge of IT systems and CMMS systems
  • Ability to work in a safe manner and considers the safety of others
  • A strong team player as well as the ability to work on your own initiative
  • Proven ability to work under pressure/to deadlines
  • Aware of importance of environmental issues
  • Background in marine engineering & mechanical plant would be an advantage
  • Plant equipment and basic Electrical skills on LV systems
  • Sound understanding of the importance of Health &Safety
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and to use initiative to resolve engineering issues
  • Ability to prioritise to ensure efficient response to enquiries
  • Ability to record issues and workload on the CMMS system is essential for the role
  • Full UK Drivers Licence

The Benefits:

In addition to a competitive salary, with regular reviews, we offer many other benefits including:

  • Enhanced relocation support
  • Friends & family referral scheme
  • Holiday buy & sell scheme
  • Market leading pension scheme
  • Cycle to work & retail discount schemes
  • Employee assistance program
  • Critical Illness Cover – also for your spouse or partner
  • Occupational health service
  • Professional development opportunities

The Company:

  • Part of the Bakkafrost Group
  • 600+ UK employees
  • We sell to over 26 countries around the world
  • We are an internationally recognised pioneer in Aquaculture
  • Sustainability is at the core of all of our activities

With our head office in Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, we breed, rear and process superior salmon exclusively in the pristine waters of the Scottish Western Highlands and Islands.

Our customers appreciate our product quality, service excellence and provenance guarantee. We are also the proud recipients of multiple industry awards recognising our commitment to Scotland, our industry and employees.

How to Apply:

Please complete and return the attached Application_Form or send your CV and Cover Letter to workwithus@scottishsalmon.com.

Please note, applications are accepted on a rolling basis and the advert will close once the successful candidate has been appointed.

Closing date: Monday 16 May 2022