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Plant Manager - Anaerobic Digestion

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

£55500.00 - £57500.00 per annum + Bonus, Company Van


Sector: Renewable Energy

Posted: 24/10/2023

Ref: BBBH23837_1698157656

Plant Manager - Anaerobic Digestion
Salary up to £57,500 + bonus and company van
About the role:

Astute's Renewables team is working exclusively with one of the UK's leading renewable energy providers, who own and run a portfolio of anaerobic digestion plants and composting sites. They are looking to recruit a Plant Manager for their site near Cheltenham.

The Plant Manager plays a vital part in ensuring the site is running at its optimal level and ensuring high standards of health & safety are maintained. The role comes with a salary of up to £57,500 + bonus, company van and excellent benefits package.

If you have experience working at a management level within anaerobic digestion and are looking to work for an organisation that is passionate about renewable energy, then upload your CV to today.
Responsibilities and duties:
Reporting to the Area Manager, you will be responsible for:
  • Optimising process plant operations
  • Managing feedstock processing and planning
  • Weekly and monthly reporting of plant efficiency, trends and analysing data
  • Providing solutions to technical variances
  • Site maintenance and coordination of PPM
  • Managing external contractors when necessary
  • Drafting RAMS and being accountable for HSE
  • Managing the relationships with external bodies, such as the Environmental Agency
  • Managing on site colleagues, such as Operators and Engineers
  • Capable of first line mechanical maintenance and raising more complex faults to an on-call-team
Professional qualifications:
We are looking for someone with the following:
  • Qualification in a relevant engineering discipline, such as chemical or mechanical is an advantage
  • WAMITAB AD is hugely desirable
  • Mobile Plant (telehandler, loading shovel) licence or time served experience
Personal skills:
The Plant Manager role would suit someone who is:
  • Experienced in AD at a managerial or supervisory level
  • Hands on a leads by example
  • Excellent computer literacy
  • A mentality towards a continuous improvement and a genuine passion for the industry
Salary and benefits of the Plant Manager role:
  • Salary of up to £57,500
  • Company bonus
  • Pension
  • Company van
  • Private medical
  • 25 days holiday, plus Bank Holiday
  • Other Benefits discussed at interview
How to apply?

To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter to or call 07441390252 to speak to Aaron Rayner 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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