Plant Manager - Anaerobic Digestion

Renewable Energy
Up to £45000.00 per annum + benefits
13-01-2022 09:23 AM

Plant Manager - Renewable Energy
Attleborough, Norfolk

Astute are proud to partner with a business who are seeking an Anaerobic Digestion (AD) Plant Manager / Site Manager to join them. This is a food waste facility which will be adjacent to an existing plant.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Senior Management, as the Plant Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Running the anaerobic digestion plant/site on a day to day basis
  • Leading a small team of Operators and Weighbridge personnel
  • Leading continuous process improvement projects on site
  • Understanding, lead and contribute to the ongoing execution of the business strategy
  • Maintaining compliance with the EA, the National Grid and all regulatory bodies
  • Maintaining a high standard of site health and safety and instil positive attitude across the site, leading from the front
  • Assisting with the day to day operations on site, including running the plant via the SCADA system and assisting with maintenance activities where necessary
  • Being accountable and responsible for the site P&L and ensuring staff are meeting KPIs
  • Having an active input in writing and reviewing RAMS
  • Recruiting, training and mentoring staff
  • Working with the senior team in both personal and site development
  • Delivering production on budget for the plant, working with the internal finance team to assist with financial control
  • Attending call outs when necessary
  • Other duties as required

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

  • AD experience is preferable but managerial experience in waste management or a process plant is essential
  • WAMITAB in a related discipline is essential
  • Experience in wastewater treatment, sewage treatment, effluent treatment and process plant environments would be great
  • NEBOSH or IOSH advantageous
  • A passion for Renewable Energy and a continuous improvement mindset
  • A valid UK driving licence is essential

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

  • A salary depending on experience, up to £45,000
  • Company benefits, pension, 25 days holiday plus BH
  • A chance to drive forward an already successful business and be a key figure within the business

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.

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