Refrigeration Manager

Position Sought Refrigeration Manager
Name BH CAN-1271
Lives in Nottingham

City & Guilds Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

City and Guilds in Basic Engineering

C&G F-gas, Hydrocarbons & CO2


C&G L8


Previous Employers Commercial Cooling Services Ltd

Bellwater Ltd Facilities Management

Macmarnys Refrigeration Ltd

Availability 4 weeks
General Notes if Applicable Highly experienced Refrigeration Service manager


Desired salary: £40K+


  • City & Guilds Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • City and Guilds in Basic Engineering
  • CO2 and Hydrocarbon refrigeration handling
  • IOSH managing safely
  • CDM
  • Controlling Risks Asbestos materials
  • L8 Management of Building water systems (Legionnaires)
  • First aid at work
  • Transcortical Co2 systems, Sub Critical co2 systems, Hydro carbon (Flammable) Refrigeration system, BMS controls and remote refrigeration monitoring, systems, Microsoft office, double entry book keeping



  • Accomplished and results oriented Regional Refrigeration Manager with 25 years of experience in refrigeration maintenance, plant replacements, operational investigations, and controlling risk. Skilled in collaborating with all members of the organisation to achieve Engineering and operational objectives. Instrumental in streamlining and improving processes, enhancing productivity, and implementing technology solutions. Adept in applying procedures and discipline to achieve the desired goals within a high-pressure engineering setting without compromising health, safety, production and performance


Key Skills:

  • Contract Management
  • Installation & Commissioning
  • Strategic Planning & Analysis
  • Electrical Codes & Practices
  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Operational Management
  • Configuration / Installation
  • Mentoring & Planning
  • Performance Management
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Technical Proficiency
  • Communication Skills


Employment History:

 Blue-Chip Supermarket Chain  

February 2008 – Present

 XXXXXXX                                                        Regional Refrigeration Manager

Jun 2015 – Present

  • Competently maintain the refrigeration system in stores, and guarantee minimum disruption to retail operations. Efficiently administer all aspects of refrigeration maintenance and plant replacements covering over 220 stores.
  • Execute all functions regarding to operation and refrigeration service while managing spending within pre-defined budgets. Actively review contractor performance, and agreeing contract variations and ensured contractors abiding to all, existing Statutory Legislation
  • Identify fabric and plant replacement requirements, follow through to completion and sign off installation. Render expert services and confirm all stores refrigeration systems efficiently working
  • Lead refrigeration system handovers from installing to maintenance by ensuring all statutory requirements meet PPM’s and in place with systems in an effective manner
  • Streamline all operations and verify refrigeration service providers functioning to agreed standards, and all legislative compliance is being adhered including f-gas, pssr 2000, health and safety, CDM


XXXXXXX                                                        Refrigeration Technical Auditor

April 2012 – June 2015

  • Offered technical support to refrigeration contractor’s and internal facilities managers. Demonstrated all the functions and provided feedback and reports for technical, operational, and compliance failing. Engaged in all functions related to technical, and operational investigations, followed all incidents or services failing
  • Implemented improvements across the estate and carried out functions to verify refrigeration contractors and suppliers working to agreed standards and as per statutory compliance regulations
  • Ensured site and engineering contractors abiding to all existing statutory rules. Managed refrigeration system and handover from installing to maintenance contractor
  • Supervised a team of refrigeration engineers leak auditors to reduce leakage across the estate. Defined planned maintenance requirements, and issued PPM schedules to contact managers


XXXXXXX                                                        Refrigeration Active Control Engineer

February 2008 – April 2012

  • Examined refrigeration contractors while certifying that all stores refrigeration systems functioning in efficient manner. Presented technical expertise to engineers to ensure systems working smoothly
  • Monitored all the procedures and guaranteed PPM schedules in place for new stores; remotely administered refrigeration systems while setting and monitoring changes made by contractors
  • Accomplished condemnations of refrigeration systems, and source replacements. Supported refrigeration contract manager, and expertly offered technical support in meeting


Commercial Cooling Services Ltd                 Managing Director

November 2003 – April 2008

  • As Key decision maker for the company I was responsible for all aspects of managing a small refrigeration and air condoning company which provided service and installations nationally. Promoting the highest standards of care and service and ensuring quality standards were maintained within all aspects of the business
  • Managed Programs of work and service schedules to ensure work wore carried out on time and to agreed specifications attending pre-start and completion meeting with customers
  • Design refrigeration and air conditioning systems to ensure cooling load requirements were met and that all installations were fit for purpose, compliant with all statutory requirements and met customer specification
  • Ensured company was compliant with all statutory regulations, prepared method statement risk assessments and implemented safe ways of working for all staff and sub-contractors
  • Managed all 2 installation teams and a service engineer as well as other staff and contractors
  • Full financial control of the business P & L and Balance Sheet Management


Bellwater Ltd Facilities Management           Multiple engineering & Supervisory positions

February 1999 – November 2003

  • Serviced and maintained Close control air condoning, Chillers and HVAC system and for Blue chip clients predominantly in Telecommunication sector
  • Carried out Planned and Reactive maintenance of HVAC equipment to the highest standard ensuring minimum recalls and the highest customer satisfaction
  • Provided technical support, upskilling and training to the wider maintenance teams
  • Managed Engineer labour resources and callout rotas
  • Site management of works including oversite of reactive, planned maintenance and installation work’s signing off Risk assessment and method statements
  • Manged and Maintained Customers Building Management Systems


Macmarnys Refrigeration Ltd                       Norther Region Service Engineer

February 1999 – November 2003

  • Serviced and maintained refrigeration and air-condition system across multiple site covering the north of England and wales
  • Provide reactive service cover maintenance and fault finding
  • Provide callout cover 24/7
  • Carried planned preventative maintenance to highest standards
  • Maintained general refrigeration and air condition and VRV system
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