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Engineering Manager – Biomass Power Station

Engineering Manager - Biomass Power Station

  • Role type : Permanent
  • Location : Moray
  • Salary : £67,000 per year
  • Sector : Power
  • Ref : 25179
  • Salary: £67,000 per year
Astute’s Power team is exclusively partnered with Rothes CoRDe to recruit an Engineering Manager for their Biomass Combined Heat & Power (CHP) Station in Rothes, Scotland. The plant process c.130,000 tons of biomass per annum which exports just over 7MW of electricity to the grid, enough to power 9,000 homes.

The vital Engineering Manager role comes with a salary of up to £67,000 + 13% Pension + relocation assistance (if needed) + benefits.

If you’re an Engineering Manager, or an experienced Engineer, and are looking to work for an organisation that puts integrity and people at the forefront of everything it does then submit your CV to apply today.

Responsibilities and duties

Reporting to the Plant Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Developing, managing, and implementing the plant’s expansion projects
  • Provide engineering support to the operations and maintenance departments, including fault finding on complex issues.
  • Primary lead on site for IT systems (including servers), SCADA, network and EC&I Support
  • Develop and implement operational improvement projects.
  • Oversee CapEx projects which are already ongoing for the station and continue to develop these if there are areas for development/improvement.
  • Be available for out of hours support in times of emergencies/plant issues.
Professional qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Ideally an HNC, or above, in a relevant engineering discipline – electrically/controls & instrumentation biased would be preferred but not a necessity
  • An IOSH or NEBOSH qualification will be advantageous.
Personal skills, prior experience, and knowledge

The Engineering Manager role would suit someone who has:


  • Prior experience in the power generation sector such as Biomass, CHP, Energy from Waste, Coal, CCGT, etc
  • Project management experience on plant upgrades, etc
  • Experience of managing budgets and in training and development of staff
  • Supervisory / management experience in the power generation or waste sector
Salary and benefits of the Operations Manager role

  • A basic salary of up to £67,000
  • Relocation assistance can be offered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Excellent pension scheme of 13% (EE is 3% minimum with ER being 10%)




To apply for this Engineering Manager - Biomass Power Station opportunity, please complete the form below. Alternatively, send a copy of your up-to-date CV to or call 02393910117 to speak to Kelsey Nineham who can tell you more. You can also connect with Kelsey on LinkedIn to view other jobs they are recruiting.

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