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Job Ref:  204671592
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Hertfordshire
City:  Hertfordshire
Post Code:  WD5
Salary:  £45000 - £50000/annum To be discussed
14/10/2016 03:19
Operations Manager - Energy from Waste Industry

My client is one of the world's largest construction and energy companies, who are looking to ramp up their recruitment process on some of the most innovative and largest ever private energy investment projects in the UK. This role will be based local in the South East region.

It is your time to play an integral role in the operations department to drive the business and the department forward with its focus across the UK!

The role:

It is now an exciting time for the business as we are looking for an Operations Manager for a Gasification Power Plant. This plant utilises Gasification Technology, combined with a Steam Turbine, to generate 10MWe which is enough to power around 7,000 homes. As an Energy from Waste plant using Refuse Derived Fuel, the plant will also be reducing approximately 90,000 Tonnes of waste from heading to a landfill on an annual basis.

The role will involve, (but you will not be limited to):

** Ensuring the Power Plant operates within Environmental constraints and regulations at all times
** The day to day monitoring of Plant efficiency and directing the Operations staff to optimise the Plant accordingly
** Leading the Operations Team which consists of 5 Shift Team Leaders, 5 Shift Operators and 2 Day Operators
** Preparing the annual budget for the Operations department and work within this budget
** Liaising with the General (Plant) Manager, Engineering Manager, QHSE Manager and other relevant staff regarding projects, maintenance, outages, costing and programming of Plant improvements/projects
** Ensure compliance with the company's Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental management systems, policies and procedures, ensuring that systems are in place to maintain safe systems of work for company and contractors staff
** Working with the General Manager and Engineering Manager in the recruitment of an O&M team
** Deputising for the General Manager and Engineering Manager when required

Essential Skills:

** At least five years Supervisory/Management experience in an Operations role on a Power Station. This can include Energy from Waste, CCGT, Coal or Biomass.
** Experienced Royal Navy Marine Engineers would also be relevant for this role
** HND/HNC or above, in a relevant Engineering discipline with Maintenance skills
** H&S qualification such as IOSH or NEBOSH with knowledge of Environmental Permits and Safe Working Environments
** Experience of managing budgets and in the training and development of staff
** Experienced in managing operational teams, shift rotas, resource planning etc.
** Steam Raising experience

Benefits to you:

** Working on one of the most prestigious energy from waste projects in the UK
** A structured approach to move your way up the ranks through the business
** Opportunity to gain extra training where needs be
** Extremely competitive salary and benefits package to start off with


I am ideally looking for an enthusiastic, influential leader who has drive and ambition. I am looking for someone who understands general operations and wants to move up the ladder and stay with the company as they grow, to inevitably apply for more senior roles within the business.

In return you can expect a role that is high profile, presenting many challenges, yet stimulating and forward thinking with an energised working environment and culture for you to thrive in and further develop your career.

To apply for this position, please click apply to complete a short application or alternatively send your CV
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