Operations Manager - Energy from Waste

Operations Manager - Energy from Waste

Job Title: Operations Manager - Energy from Waste
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cardiff, Cardiff
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension
Reference: BBBH10014
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 01, 2016 08:47

Job Description

Operations Manager - Energy from Waste

Excellent salary + 10% bonus + benefits

South Wales


We are recruiting an Operations Manager to work at an operational energy from waste power station in the South of Wales. The Operations Manager will oversee all operational aspects of the power station and processes on site ensuring the plant is compliant with all environmental legislations and permits.

What you'll be doing...

Typical duties of the Operations Manager will include:

  • Responsibility for the safe and efficient operation of the 34MW EFW plant
  • The day to day management of 15+ operations staff including shift teams and operations day staff
  • Ensuring the power station operates and complies within environmental regulations at all times
  • Liaising with the Maintenance Manager and other relevant personnel regarding projects, maintenance, outages, costing and programming of plant improvements
  • The day to day monitoring of plant efficiency and directing the operations staff to optimise the power station accordingly
  • Preparing the annual budget for the Operations department for review and work within this budget
  • Carry out annual performance reviews with operations staff

What you will need...

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

  • Extensive operations experience in the power generation or waste/recycling industry. This can include CCGT, coal, CHP, energy from waste or biomass.
  • A relevant engineering or technical qualification at HNC/HND level and/or a formal business qualification
  • Knowledge of environmental permits, H&S issues and safe working environments
  • Experience of managing budgets and in the training and development of staff
  • Supervisory / management experience in the power generation or waste sector
  • A full driving licence is essential as travel to other sites may be required at times

What is in it for you...

The package on offer for the Operations Manager includes:

  • An excellent basic salary
  • A performance related bonus
  • A company pension
  • Excellent holidays

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 288 215 and speak to Steve.

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