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Who are we?

Thames Water is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to our 15 million customers by supplying 2.6 billion litres of water through 32,000 km’s of pipes, to keep taps flowing and toilets flushing. We are an essential service and have operated throughout the Covid19 pandemic.

At Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to daily life, and that means our business is always open.

What you will be doing?

We currently have opportunities for Pumping Efficiency Specialists to join the team to work on existing and emerging opportunities. Investigations can begin with a response to poor asset performance data, unexplained power consumption increases or innovative ideas for alternative ways of working that can deliver efficiency. Consequently, a history of data analytical or mechanical/energy experience will be required. 

The Operational Excellence team works in collaboration with operational teams to identify, assess and enable improvements that reduce operational expenditure with a focus upon four “pillars”: - Power, Chemicals, Materials, and Commercial, with effective use of data underpinning decision making.

This role involves traveling to other sites. The role covers TV & London, Travel could be to any Thames Water site.

We are looking for you to:

  • Have mechanical experience with pumps, motors, and other process assets
  • Have experience in undertaking cost-benefit analysis and producing recommendations
  • Have project management experience for internally and externally delivered capital work
  • Have power/energy experience within a similar assets-based industry
  • Have analytical skills, able to identify trends and variances within complex data sources

What’s in it for you?

Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with a length of service, and a wider benefits scheme.

Thames Water is a unique, rewarding, and diverse place to work. You’ll enjoy fast-tracked career opportunities, flexible working arrangements, and unparalleled benefits if you join our team. We’re also proud to be an equal opportunity employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion, and Disability Confident Leader and we are a Times Top 50 Employer for Women.

You can find out more in our working for us section of our website.