Plant Manager - Clinical Waste Incinerator

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    Malvern, Worcestershire

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    Daniel Grosvenor

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    22 days ago

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Plant Manager - Clinical Waste Incinerator
Competitive Salary & Benefits

Astute are working with the O&M service provider of a new build Clinical Waste Incinerator in the Worcestershire area. The plant is currently under construction and they have initially agreed a five year agreement to operate and maintain the new plant.

The plant is capable of processing 8,000 tonnes of hazardous & clinical waste per year using a reciprocating grate system, producing saturated steam through a steam expander and generator.

As Plant Manager, you'll be overseeing the initial site mobilisation period, construction phase, commissioning and the operational handover. Ideally, we're looking for someone with an Engineering / Maintenance background to assist with scheduling maintenance work, site inspections and outage planning.

Roles & Responsibilities
As Plant Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • The day to day strategic management of the Waste Incinerator, managing the Operations, Maintenance and Administration Team.
  • Providing technical and engineering support on all maintenance issues.
  • Management and liaison of all stakeholder interests including contractors, suppliers and regulating authorities.
  • Site management of the contracts and environmental permits including managing the sites HSE & ISO Compliance (Iso 9001, 14001, 18001).
  • Report facility KPI's such as availability and operational performance, ensuring agreed targets and objectives are met.
  • Manage the sites budget.
  • Oversee site mobilisation and continued recruitment.

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

  • Ideally qualified with a minimum HNC / HND in a relevant Engineering discipline (Mechanical, Electrical, Control Systems).
  • Prior experience of at least five years in a management / senior position in a similar process environment, this can be from Energy from Waste, Biomass, CHP, Utilities, Material Recovery etc.
  • Relevant H&S qualification such as an IOSH / NEBOSH.
  • Familiar with current legislation including PSSR, CDM 2015 H&S, ISO Compliance etc.
  • Maintenance background and familiarity with CMMS scheduling, permit systems, outage planning and standard operating procedures.

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

  • Competitive Salary
  • Benefits package including pension, private healthcare and bonus
  • Opportunity to join a modern waste incinerator

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to dgrosvenor@astutetechnical.co.uk or ring 02392 288 286 and ask to speak to Dan Grosvenor who can tell you more.

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