General Manager - Energy from Waste Power Station

General Manager - Energy from Waste Power Station

Job Title: General Manager - Energy from Waste Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Yorkshire
Salary: £68000 - £70000 per annum + car, 27.5% bonus, private medical
Reference: BBBH10497_1491908745
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 11, 2017 12:05

Job Description

General Manager - Energy from Waste Power Station

£70,000 + car / car allowance + 27.5% bonus + benefits

West Yorkshire


We are currently recruiting a General Manager for a state of the art Energy from Waste power station in the Yorkshire area. Using world class technology the plant incinerates municipal waste to produce electricity which is then exported to the national grid. The General Manager will ultimately be responsible for the delivery of contractual and commercial targets of the plant as well as further developing strategies to improve operational plant efficiency.

What will I be doing?

Typical duties of the General Manager will include:

  • Further developing and driving forward a strategy to improve overall plant efficiency.
  • The management of stakeholder relations
  • Delivery of the budgeted profit & loss and legal compliance
  • Responsibility of the delivery of contractual and commercial targets of the facility
  • Leading the management team to enable and assist them to deliver the full accountabilities of their roles
  • Identify, plan and authorise improvements to current systems and processes in place
  • Taking a lead role in contributing to projects across the wider energy from waste sector within the business
  • Managing the P&L for the contract including budgets, CAPEX projects and forecasting

Further details can be obtained on request

What experience does the role require?

In order to be considered for this fantastic opportunity it's important you meet certain criteria including:

  • A minimum of 4 years' experience at operations or maintenance management level in power generation / energy from waste.
  • A strong technical background including an engineering qualification such as a degree/HND/HNC - mechanical, electrical, chemical, C&I
  • Strong leadership and people management skills with the ability to drive and manage performance
  • Experience of building and maintaining strong client relationships to ensure compliance and adherence with contractual requirements
  • Knowledge of environmental permits, H&S issues and safe working environments.
  • Experience in the management of budgets, P&L etc.

What's in it for me?

The successful candidate will receive:

  • A basic salary up to £70,000
  • A company car or car allowance of £600 p/month
  • A performance related bonus up to 27.5%
  • Private medical cover
  • A contributory pension

How do I apply?

To apply for this exciting opportunity simply send a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to or alternatively you can call 02392 228 215 and speak to Steve.

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.