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Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager

  • Role type : Permanent
  • Location : Coventry
  • Salary : Salary on application
  • Sector : Power
  • Ref : 25099
  • Salary: Salary on application
Astute’s Power team is partnering with an independent Waste to Energy plant located in the West Midlands. This plant is capable of processing ~315ktpa of waste per year, which in turn produces around 17mw of power for the local community. The plant also has a small district heating scheme attached for excess heat to be repurposed for the area.

As an Engineering Manager, you’ll be responsible for the management of the Engineering & Maintenance department including budget responsibility to achieve maximum plant availability. This role covers all compliance with relevant legislation, plant maintenance, plant performance and the delivery of capital & revenue projects.

The Engineering Manager position comes with highly competitive salary, leading pension package, excellent benefits package plus a bonus.

If you have the relevant experience (please see below) and are looking for a rewarding role in the Power sector, then please apply.

Responsibilities and duties:
As the Engineering Manager you will be:

  • Manage and run the Engineering department comprising of multi skilled engineers and technicians.
  • Management of the sites CMMS system implementing planned preventative maintenance requirements whilst ensuring safe and efficient plant operation.
  • Plan, manage and execute outage / shutdowns working closely with the site engineers.
  • Manage and control maintenance sub-contractors.
  • Manage the department’s budget and report on budget performance in line with accounting practices.
  • Ensuring all activities are carried out to the highest standard of health and safety.
  • Developing the sites maintenance & safety procedures including liaising with the EPC Warranty Team to ensure compliance.
  • Take an active part in the plant mobilisation and commissioning activities including staff recruitment and training.
Professional qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • HND/HNC or above, in a relevant Engineering discipline, preferable Mechanical (for PSSR, Boiler issues)
  • H&S qualification such as IOSH or NEBOSH with knowledge of Environmental Permits and Safe Working Environments
  • Apprentice trained
Personal skills
The Engineering Manager role would suit someone who has:

  • At least five years Supervisory/Management in a maintenance/engineering role on a Power Station. This can include Energy from Waste, CCGT, Coal, Cogeneration or Biomass
  • Familiar with budget & contract management
  • Ideally you will have extensive experience of hands on maintenance in power generation, preferably with solid knowledge of pressure parts systems, rotating plant, steam plant and boilers
  • Experience of managing budgets and in the training and development of staff
  • Experienced in managing maintenance teams, resource planning etc
Salary and benefits of the Engineering Manager role

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Bonus
  • Overtime
  • Other benefits


To apply for this Engineering Manager opportunity, please complete the form below. Alternatively, send a copy of your up-to-date CV to or call 02392288282 to speak to Arjun Patel who can tell you more. You can also connect with Arjun on LinkedIn to view other jobs they are recruiting.

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