Operations Manager - Green Energy

Operations Manager - Green Energy

Job Title: Operations Manager - Green Energy
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Start Date: asap
Reference: 12637MG_1540388524
Contact Name: Matthew George
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 24, 2018 14:42

Job Description

Operations Manager - Green Energy

Edinburgh, Scotland


We are currently recruiting an Operations Manager / Plant Manager to manage the O&M teams of a 24/7 process plant in Edinburgh, Scotland. This new station, using proven technology, will produce electrical power from waste that would otherwise have gone to landfill.

Energy from waste is one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK's power industry offering highly secure & lengthy careers. With commissioning having recently been completed there couldn't be a better time to join this company at the very start of this exciting project.

Responsibilities... Reporting to the Regional Manager the Operations Manager will be responsible for: The safe & efficient operation of the plant. Ensuring the daily safety & environmental performance of the plant & ensuring it is operating in accordance with environmental parameters & legislation. Helping with the site safety systems. Ensuring plant performance & developing new ideas & measures in order to improve performance, reliability & efficiency.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience... To be considered for this position you will need to have a recognised HNC or degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or Process Operations. WAMITAB certificate & EBOSH qualification highly advantageous. A background in operations within a relevant industry (heavy process, energy from waste, power generation, gasification) is essential. Candidates from CCGT, coal & biomass power stations will also be considered as will those with an ex-forces background.

This is a days-based role, working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday (with some weekend cover likely) & salary is up to £45,000 plus bonus, healthcare & pension plus 25 days holidays rising to 27 after service (details can be discussed at offer stage)

To apply for this position please send a copy of your CV along with a brief cover letter stating details of your current salary & package to or call 02392 288206 & speak with Matt George

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. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.