Plant Manager - Anaerobic Digestion

Plant Manager - Anaerobic Digestion

Job Title: Plant Manager - Anaerobic Digestion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Inverness, Highlands
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + Company Benefits
Reference: BBBH10783_1498819690
Contact Name: Becki Wensley
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 30, 2017 11:48

Job Description

Plant Manager - Renewable Energy

Salary - £35,000-£40,000 DoE + Benefits

Location - Inverness

ASTUTE Technical are currently looking to speak with experienced Plant Managers/Supervisors/Team Leads to work on a brand new, state of the art anaerobic digestion/green gas mill. You will be responsible for the day to day operations of the plant working with a small team of operators and maintenance staff.

Our client is a market leader in the renewable energy sector who design, build and operate biomethane gas to grid plants.

Your responsibilities as Plant Manager will include:

  • Ensuring the smooth running of the plant
  • Creating and monitoring KPI's along with documenting all onsite activity
  • Completing checks daily
  • Management of third party staff along with onsite staff, visitor inductions
  • Feedstock sampling and testing, analysing and reviewing biological data
  • Be prepared to carry out training to develop own career
  • Basic maintenance of plant equipment
  • Use SCADA to monitor plant
  • Other duties as required

The ideal applicant will have a background in anaerobic digestion/process plant/distillery/ waste water treatment/agriculture, you will need to live close to the plant due to a call out rota (1 in 3 weekends) hold a relevant HND/HNC/C&G in engineering, possess a knowledge of basic maintenance on heavy plant, be able to use a SCADA system/IT proficient, have a good understanding of health, safety and environmental regulations.

This position is based near Inverness, you will need a full driving licence and the flexibility to work a 1 in 2 weekends call out rota. The position is offering a salary between £35,000-£40,000 depending on experience plus company benefits.

If you are interested in applying for this excellent opportunity to develop a career in the renewable energy sector, please email an up to date CV to or speak to Becki on 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.