Plant Manager - Anaerobic Digestion

Plant Manager - Anaerobic Digestion

Job Title: Plant Manager - Anaerobic Digestion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Vehicle, Accommodation,
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH10571_1493989679
Contact Name: Becki Wensley
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 05, 2017 14:07

Job Description

Plant Manager- Anaerobic Digestion
Package - £45,000 - Benefits, Vehicle, Accommodation
Location - Cambridge

ASTUTE Technical are looking to talk to experienced and hands on Plant/Site Managers/Supervisors looking to take the next step in their career to work at a State of the Art Anaerobic Digestion plant in the Cambridge area. Our client, part of a large fresh produce organisation, are looking for someone to improve optimisation and gas yields of the AD site.

General responsibilities as Plant Manager/Supervisor include:

  • Ensuring health and safety, compliance and technical procedures are adhered to and enforced
  • Managing BSI 14001 accreditation along with PAS110
  • Organising a 24/7 rota and routine and scheduled maintenance
  • Managing gas production ensuring maximum efficiency of engines
  • Basic M&E maintenance when required
  • P&L responsibility along with producing financial and production KPI's

To be considered for this position you will have a background in agriculture/anaerobic digestion/ biogas/waste water treatment/chemical process etc.
A good knowledge of mechanical and/or electrical maintenance
Proven experience on man management and looking after budgets, P&L, rotas, health & safety, compliance etc.
Be flexible to work weekends and be on call out on a rota
Experience with feedstock, gas yields, CHP units, generators and biological processes is advantageous
A relevant engineering qualification such as City & Guilds, HND, NVQ etc.
This vacancy is offering a competitive package including a basic salary of £40,000, accommodation, company vehicle and progression/development.
You will need a full driving licence.
If you or anyone you know are interested in this exciting opportunity to develop your career in the Renewable Energy sector, please email an up to date copy of your CV and a covering letter to or speak to Becki for more information - 023 92 222 963.

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.