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OTM Plant Manager (Rail)

OTM Plant Manager (Rail – On Track Equipment)

Leading Market Salary + Tailored development and training programme + Progression + Car Allowance (£5000) + Enrolment in Pension Scheme (7.5%) + Eligibility to join share scheme + Employee Assistance Program + Autonomy

Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire

Are you a Plant Manager from a Rail Background with experience with On Track Machines, looking to lead and direct a project for the largest Engineering and Rail Powerhouse in the UK, unmatched progression opportunities tailored to maximize your skillset, a full training program and the autonomy to make your mark in a ‘milestone’ Rail project in the UK?

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a multi-billion global engineering services company who provide unrivalled training and development opportunities. The company is known for its excellent benefits, including opportunities to join the Share scheme and employment benefits scheme and often work with National Rail and the MOD in several large-scale projects around the UK.

The responsibilities involve directing policy for Company owned Plant for On Track Machines, Road/Rail Vehicles, and rail plant, ensuring compliance with safety regulations and legislation. Additionally, managing an in-house workforce to operate and maintain the fleet of On-track machines and Rail only plant safely and effectively is crucial. Ensuring adherence to maintenance plans for the controlled plant, acting as the primary contact for Network Rail incidents, overseeing depot facility development, and standing in for the Head of Plant when necessary are also key duties.


  • Plant Manager
  • Rail Experience – On Track Machines / Road & Rail Vehicles / rail plant
  • Happy to work on call rota (1 in 4 weeks)


  • Direct policy and ensure compliance with safety regulations for Company-owned On Track Machines, Road/Rail Vehicles, and rail plant.
  • Manage an in-house workforce to operate and maintain the fleet of On-track machines and Rail-only plant safely and effectively.
  • Ensure adherence to maintenance plans, act as the primary contact for Network Rail incidents, oversee depot facility development, and stand in for the Head of Plant when necessary.

Key Words: Plant, Manager, Rail, Civil, Defence, OTM, Road, Rail, Vehicles, Rail, plant, Rutherglen, South Lanarkshirt, On, Track, Machinery, Machine

Reference Number: BBBH 13135

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We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates. The salary advertised is a guideline for this position. The offered renumeration will be dependent on the extent of your experience, qualifications, and skill set.

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