Shift Team Leader - Brand new Energy from Waste Power Plant

Shift Team Leader - Brand new Energy from Waste Power Plant

Job Title: Shift Team Leader - Brand new Energy from Waste Power Plant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Salary: Up to £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH14057_1563196373
Contact Name: Arjun Patel
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 15, 2019 14:12

Job Description

Shift Team Leader - Brand new Energy from Waste plant
West Midlands
Up to £45,000 + benefits

Astute Technical Recruitment are working with a market leader who specialise within the Energy Sector.

We are looking for 3 Shift Team Leaders to join the Operations department working at a brand-new Energy from Waste Power Station to manage the day to day activities of the shift team and ensure the safe and efficient operation of the plant.

Role & Responsibilities
Shift Team Leader, you will be responsible for:

  • Reporting to the Plant Manager you will be responsible for day to day management of the Operations Team and the safe and efficient operation of the plant
  • Ensuring the plant is operating within its parameters whilst complying with strict HSE rules and regulations as well as company policies and procedures
  • Managing the sites safety systems including the permit to work system and acting as an Authorised Person for the purpose of issuing permits, switching and carrying out isolations (preferably with experience up to 33kv)
  • Providing technical supervision and assistance where necessary for company and contract staff engaged in work
  • Providing effective training and monitoring of shift staff to ensure personnel are competent to undertake their duties, this includes reviews and personal l Development Plans
  • Working on outage planning (and assisting during outages), plant improvement projects and plant optimisation projects
  • Working within the Company Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • A relevant technical qualification such as an ONC/HNC/HNC/Degree in an engineering discipline
  • At least 5 years' experience in an operational environment on a power station with Supervisory experience. 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 (Petty Officers/Chief Petty Officers/Warrant Officers)
  • Senior Authorised Persons Status or experience with High Voltage equipment would be an added bonus
  • Excellent proven leadership skills

Salary & Benefits
What's on offer for you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Other company benfits
  • Opportunity to be involved in commissioning of a brand new Energy from Waste power station

To apply for this opportunity, please send a copy of your updated CV along with a cover letter to or dial 02392 288 282 and ask to speak with Arjun Patel who can tell you more about the vacancy.

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.