Operations Manager - Electrical Power Generation

Operations Manager - Electrical Power Generation

Job Title: Operations Manager - Electrical Power Generation
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: 9495BW_1491914188
Contact Name: Becki Wensley
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 11, 2017 13:36

Job Description

Operations Manager - Power Generation/STOR

Salary - c£60,000

Location - Leamington Spa

We are seeking an experienced Operations Manager to oversee a team of Operations Engineers based in the field along with being responsible for the operation and maintenance for multiple generator plants throughout the UK. Our client is a rapidly expanding provider to the National Grid who own nearly 100 Diesel Engines with a view to double this with the help of their operations team.

Responsibilities as Operations Manager will include:

  • Creating policies to comply with the high level of reliability & availability that the plant operates at
  • Managing a growing team of Operators to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Setting objectives, targets, planning development and monitor performance
  • Technical fault finding diagnostics and delegation of these.
  • Manage stock holding of spares
  • Acting as SAP under the company's regulations
  • Implement, manage and maintain all communications to sites and telecontrol systems

The ideal applicant will possess:

  • At least 5 years' experience in a similar role within a similar field (e.g small scale power plants)
  • Must be a Senior Authorised Person
  • A relevant HNC/ONC/HND or equivalent qualification
  • A good knowledge of electrical distribution, generation and Energy Storage/STOR
  • Proven leadership skills, developing, training and encouraging a team
  • Organisational and communication skills

This position is offering a salary of around £60,000 depending on experience plus company benefits.

You will need a full driving licence and some travel is involved to sites however it will be mainly based at the head office in Leamington Spa, you must be within 25 miles of this area.

If you or anyone you know is interested in applying for this exciting opportunity to work within a fast growing power generation company, please send an updated CV to or call Becki Wensley on 023 92 221 600 for more information.

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.