Site Supervisor - Anaerobic Digestion

Renewable Energy
£32500.00 - £36000.00 per annum + benefits
11-01-2022 03:42 PM

Lead Operator / Supervisor - Anaerobic Digestion
£32,500 - £36,000 including bonus
Excellent benefits including a wellness program & bonus

Astute are working with a genuine market leader in Anaerobic Digestion to recruit a Site Supervisor for their food waste plant in Chertsey. We're looking for a hands on Lead Plant Operator / Site Supervisor who will take ownership of the site, take pride in their work, push for 100% site compliance and to ensure the plant is running at it's optimum level.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Site Manager, as an Anaerobic Digestion Site Supervisor, you will be responsible for:

  • Optimising process plant operations
  • Helping to manage day to day operations of the anaerobic digestion plant
  • Assisting with the weekly and monthly reporting of plant efficiency, trends and analysing the data
  • Managing 3 anaerobic digestion Plant Operators
  • Covering for the Site Manager in their absence
  • Writing risk assessments
  • Maintaining the highest levels of Health & Safety
  • Understanding the importance of permits and compliance with the Environmental Agency
  • Basic first line maintenance, ie with pumps and valves - have a keen eye for fault-finding and diagnosis
  • Monitoring and running the plant via a SCADA system
  • Other duties as required

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Experience in Anaerobic Digestion and an agricultural environment is ideal
  • A qualification in a relevant engineering discipline is advantageous, preferably mechanically biased
  • WAMITAB COTC 4 is hugely desirable
  • A Telehandler licence
  • Excellent computer literacy
  • A mentality towards continuous improvement and a genuine passion for the industry

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • An excellent salary of £32,500
  • Annual bonus based on performance
  • A wellness program
  • Some overtime available and call-out fees
  • 25 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays
  • Other benefits to be discussed

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02393 910108 and ask to speak to Tim Norford who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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