Shift Team Leader - Biomass

Shift Team Leader - Biomass

Job Title: Shift Team Leader - Biomass
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sittingbourne, Kent
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH11528_1515670411
Contact Name: Daniel Grosvenor
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 11, 2018 11:33

Job Description

Shift Team Leader - Biomass


Competitive Salary including Shift Pay + Bonus


Astute are looking for a Shift Team Leader to join the Operations team at a Biomass Plant located near Sittingbourne, Kent.

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Operations Manager as Shift Team Leader, you will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for supervising shift teams to ensure the efficient maintenance and operation of the plant, organising shift cover when needed
  • Maximising waste input and energy production
  • Carrying out return to work meetings and discussing requirements to meet KPI's
  • Managing the sites safety systems including the permit to work system and acting as a HV Senior Authorised Person for the purpose of issuing permits, switching and carrying out isolations
  • Carrying out risk assessments and will be working closely with the management team to improve and minimise the impacts at the Energy from Waste Plant
  • Routine testing to ensure emergency safety and environmental procedures and recording information as required

Skills & Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • At least 5 years' experience in an operational environment on a power station. This could be energy from waste, coal, CCGT, biomass, CHP or nuclear. Senior Royal Navy Marine Engineers with significant watch keeping experience will also be considered
  • An ONC/ HNC or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline
  • A NEBOSH or IOSH qualification
  • Good Knowledge of safe systems of work and health & safety within a Power Plant or similar environment
  • Proven leadership skills

Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • A competitive salary
  • Shift Pay
  • A performance related bonus

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02392 288 286 and ask to speak to Dan Grosvenor who can tell you more.

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.