Aimed at recognising the important work done by plant engineers, this award celebrates an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to any aspects of plant, works, services, maintenance, or facilities engineering.

Nominees for this award may be accepted from individuals, colleagues, employers, and corporate partner organisations, and the award will be given to the nominee who best demonstrates excellence in their profession. 

Entries will be judged by SOE staff and members of the IPlantE Professional Sector Council. 

This award is open to all plant engineers (excluding members of SOE’s IPlantE Professional Sector Council).

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