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Southern Water is currently looking for an Optimisation Scientist to join the Asset Optimisation team, working within the South East region.
This is an interesting and challenging opportunity that would suit candidates with strong analytical aptitude, proven data science skills and a good technical understanding of water and/or wastewater treatment processes.
Working with both the Water and Wastewater Wholesale Services directorates, the Optimisation Scientist plays a key strategic role in identifying efficiency opportunities, quantifying potential within the business and developing systems to help realise it. Through their technical knowledge, enthusiasm, and interpersonal skills, the Optimisation Scientist promotes and brings about a culture of Optimisation and Innovation.
In this position, you will be responsible for putting Optimisation and Innovation at the heart of our business through meaningful and sustained interaction with operational managers and site staff. The role will focus on Optimisation site audits, highlighting inefficiencies within day-to-day operations and assisting with corrective changes. You will build and use systems to identify efficiency opportunities in asset performance. You will plan and recommend remedial/developmental action plans and ensure that subsequent process and behavioural changes are easy to implement and have lasting impacts. You will extensively use data to design and own exception reporting systems, highlight asset and process performance issues and provide technical support.
To be successful in this position you will need exceptional communication and engagement skills, and a passion for driving change. Please note that you will require a full driving license and access to a car for this role.
Why work for Southern Water?
Our engineers, scientists, technicians, customer and corporate service teams work together to provide water and wastewater services to more than 4.6 million people across the South East.
Working for us, you will:
- Receive a competitive package including pension and 25 days annual leave - Play a vital role in your community - Help to safeguard our natural resources for future generations - Live and work in a region that includes more than 800km of pristine coastline - Benefit from a programme of formal training
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You can not apply for this job as its status is Closed.