Category Sponsor - The MCP Group of Companies


This award recognises the important work done by plant engineers who have made an outstanding contribution to any aspects of plant, services or facilities engineering. Entries should clearly demonstrate how the candidate improved maintenance and operational efficiency of fixed or mobile machine assets, keeping them to exacting safety standards and at peak performance to the end of their operational life.

Please return the application form that you can download below to the events department on awards@soe.org.uk, or by post to Plant Engineer of the Year 2021, 22 Greencoat Place, London SW1P 1PR.

Plant Engineer of the Year Award 2021 - Nomination Form


Deadline for entries: 20 August 2021. Please note that you may nominate yourself or be nominated.

Open to all members of the IPlantE (excluding members of the IPlantE Professional Sector Council) and non-members.


The MCP Group of Companies

Category Sponsor

We are asset management consultants and business improvement specialists, established since 1987.

MCP provide maintenance, reliability and asset management consulting and management and technical skills training solutions to help you continuously assess, improve and deliver world-class performance.

We have recently fully converted our core, certified management training courses to an online environment, which provides delegates with the ability to complete their training in their own time - in their own workspace.

With the increased interest in technological applications for improving equipment reliability, our company Smart Asset Maintenance has been established to deliver affordable technology solutions to increase equipment reliability for  our clients. With over 30 years’ experience of maintenance and asset management, we are able to help provide the right solution for most industrial situations, using latest Industry 4.0 technology and services that can be tailored to our clients’ particular needs.

For more detailed information about the MCP Group of Companies, visit our website: www.mcpeurope.com

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Past winners

2019 Winner

John Denny IEng MSOE MIPLantE

The winner of the Plant Engineer of the year, John Denny, works for Sodexo as an electrical engineer and has won this award because of his drive, enthusiasm and commitment to safety, compliance and professionalism.

John encourages all engineering staff to strive to achieve advancement and attain Professional recognition. He himself wanted to progress as an engineer and recognised he needed help. Using the SOE mentoring program John was able to complete a good technical report for IEng and passed the necessary interviews conducted by his peers after studying for over a year.

John thoroughly deserves this recognition for his continued high-quality work and the support he offers to his colleagues.

2018 winner

Keith Millington IEng MSOE MBES MIPlantE