Site & Maintenance Operator

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Date: Jul 14, 2022

Location: Witham, Essex, GB

Company: Bureau Veritas

An award-winning employer, our people are trusted and responsible, believing in what they do with a clear commitment to contribute to transforming the world we live in and shaping a world of trust. Bureau Veritas operates in a wide range of sectors, delivering Testing, Inspection and Certification services to some of the world’s biggest household names. With more than 400,000 global clients and a reputation for quality, we are at the forefront of service and innovation.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we have worked hard to create a supportive and engaging working environment, which is open and inclusive and individuals are given the opportunity to fulfil their potential and really leave their mark.


Role: Site & Maintenance Operator

Location: Witham

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Role Purpose

Bureau Veritas Commodities UK Ltd one of the world’s leading independent commodity inspection companies, is seeking a Site & Maintenance Operator for its Witham site.

The purpose of the role is to maintain and repair the site and site equipment in a safe, timely and cost-effective manner, minimizing the impact of equipment malfunctions on the business, under the guidance of the M&M UK Facilities Manager.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Routine and non-routine maintenance of the Witham site and all site equipment within set SLA including grounds & buildings, mechanical, heating and cooling and site effluent treatment plant.
  • To carry out repairs within the scope of qualified competencies.
  •  To comply with Health, Safety and Environment Policy under the guidance of the M&M UK Facilities Manager.
  • To ensure that all site statutory inspections are performed and maintain records.
  • To sustain a high level of communication on all maintenance issues some examples follow.


    • On hold reasons and expected downtime.
    • Work schedules.
    • Issues and delays.
    • Observations that may lead to future breakdowns or HS&E issues.


What does it take to apply?

  • knowledge and practical ability in general building maintenance.
  • Must be able to communicate and interact with staff at all levels.
  • Must be able to work un-supervised, be proactive in approach and use own initiative.
  • Demonstrate and apply knowledge of appropriate HS&E regulations.


Desirable Skills/Experience

  • Painting and decorating.
  • Experience with heating and plumbing.



  • NVQ or job-related skills and experience


What’s in it for you?

Bureau Veritas offer a comprehensive financial package, which includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays; rising to 25 days with length of service.
  • Benefits platform including Techscheme, Gym Memberships and other discounts.


Why work for Bureau Veritas?

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we have worked hard to create a supportive and engaging culture, where individuals are given the opportunity to fulfil their true potential. After all, we have been certified as a UK Top Employer for the last nine years in a row.

At Bureau Veritas you can benefit from a busy and varied environment, working with market leaders across a wide range of sectors including but not limited to: Agriculture & Food, Metals & Minerals, Oil & Gas and Marine Fuel.

Our network of laboratories, strategically located in key trading locations around the world, provide precision analytical testing to both internationally recognized standards and customer specific methodologies across the main industries. 

Professional inspection services are critical whenever the custody of goods transfers between buyers, sellers and traders. To assist with a seamless transition, Bureau Veritas has highly skilled professionals ‘on the ground’ in all major transit and trading locations. We offer localized expertise in a range of technologically advanced inspection and sampling services.




Please be aware that all roles within Bureau Veritas UK&I may require a DBS, Credit or Security Clearance Check.


Bureau Veritas is an equal opportunity employer.  No job applicant or employee shall receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, colour, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age.


Bureau Veritas operates a strict Code of Ethics that ensures the proper conduct of our day-to-day business.