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PPM Engineering - Knightsbridge, London

The Carlton Tower Jumeirah
Knightsbridge, London
Competitive + Excellent Service Charge
Closing date
20 May 2024

PPM Engineering - Knightsbridge, London

About Jumeirah & the Hotel:

For more than two decades, Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has been making a distinct mark on the global hospitality market with its unwavering Stay Different™ brand promise. Its award winning destinations, including the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, position service beyond expectations, signature dining experiences and artful surroundings at the heart of every guest experience.

Today, Jumeirah operates a world-class portfolio of 26 properties across the Middle East, Europe and Asia, and employs over 9,000 colleagues, representing over 120 nationalities. As Jumeirah continues to expand its global portfolio and scale up its operations to the next level of growth, we remain fully committed to developing and empowering our colleagues to excel in world-class environments. Jumeirah is committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion in all its practices, embracing a culture that celebrates diversity. 

Situated in the heart of Knightsbridge, one of London’s most exclusive neighbourhoods, the Carlton Tower Jumeirah is the quintessential address in SW1 where heritage meets contemporary luxury. Featuring 186 beautifully appointed guest rooms, 87 of which have the fantastic benefit of a balcony, a rarity for the capital, enabling guests to take full advantage of the stunning views across London. The property also boasts the city’s largest naturally lit swimming pool, situated at the impressive rooftop health club and spa, The Peak, access to the private Cadogan Gardens and destination Italian restaurant Al Mare.

About the Job:

An opportunity has arisen for a PPM to join our Engineering team at The Carlton Tower Jumeirah. The main duties and responsibilities of this role are:

  • Develop and implement preventive maintenance programs for various equipment and systems to ensure optimal functionality and longevity.
  • Conduct regular inspections and assessments of machinery, facilities, and infrastructure to identify potential issues and areas for improvement.
  • Coordinate scheduled maintenance activities, including servicing, repairs, and upgrades, in accordance with manufacturer guidelines and industry standards.
  • Create maintenance schedules and plans, prioritizing tasks based on criticality and operational requirements to minimize downtime and disruption to operations.
  • Perform diagnostic tests, troubleshooting, and root cause analysis to resolve equipment failures and malfunctions promptly.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including technicians, engineers, and facility managers, to coordinate maintenance activities and ensure compliance with safety and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, including work orders, service reports, and equipment history, using computerized maintenance management systems.
  • Monitor equipment performance and reliability metrics, analyzing data to identify trends and patterns, and make proactive recommendations for improvements and optimizations.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to maintenance staff, assisting with training, mentoring, and knowledge transfer to enhance team capabilities and effectiveness.
  • Stay informed about advancements in maintenance technology, industry best practices, and regulatory requirements, continually seeking opportunities for professional development and process enhancement.

About you:

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Proven experience in planned preventive maintenance (PPM) or reliability engineering within a manufacturing, industrial, or facilities management environment.
  • Previous experience in hotel maintenance management or engineering, demonstrating familiarity with the unique challenges and requirements of the hospitality industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of maintenance principles, practices, and techniques, including predictive maintenance methods such as vibration analysis, thermography, and lubrication analysis.
  • Proficiency in using computerized maintenance management systems and other relevant software applications for maintenance planning, scheduling, and data analysis.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to troubleshoot complex technical issues and implement effective solutions to improve equipment reliability and performance.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, communicate technical information clearly, and provide guidance and training to maintenance staff.

About the Benefits:

Besides generous F&B benefits and reduced hotel rates across our hotels globally, this role has excellent employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers and any applicant who like to associate her/himself with one of the most luxurious brands in the hospitality industry. This includes…

  • Competitive salary + excellent service charge
  • 28 holidays inclusive of Bank Holidays
  • Extra holiday for significant Birthdays (21.30.40. etc.)
  • Life insurance
  • Next pension
  • Jumeirah perks website access – discount
  • F&B and Spa treatment discount
  • Lieu day if you work on Bank Holidays
  • Dry cleaning of uniform or Business attire
  • Meals on duty
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Wellness benefits – Chiropodist, Flu jabs, and more!
  • Taxi service after hours
  • Social events & recognitions programs
  • Ongoing training & development
  • Weeding/Baby gift
  • Cycle scheme
  • Internal transfer scheme
  • Eye test and discount for VDU users
  • Dental cash back plan
  • External transfer scheme


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