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Plant Engineer

Plant Engineer

  • Role type : Permanent
  • Location : Cardigan
  • Salary : Salary on application
  • Sector : Renewables
  • Ref : 25157
  • Salary: Salary on application
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Astute’s Renewables team is partnering with a renewable energy provider with a commitment to professional development and sustainability to recruit a Senior Plant Engineer for its Anaerobic Digestion site in South West Wales. 
The strategically important Senior Plant Engineer role comes with a salary of up to £40,000 for the right person, pension and flexible working options.
If you’re a Senior Plant 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 AD Manager you will: 

  • Take responsibility for all mechanical and electrical maintenance and engineering works across the plant whilst planning PPM’s and ensuring maximum efficiency at all times
  • Liaise directly with suppliers getting quotes for required works across the site.
  • Maintain all plant and equipment across the site, including pumps, SCADA systems, heat exchangers, motors etc.
  • Providing out of hours servicing or repair works as and when required.
  • Work closely with the AD Manager and Ops Manager in leading various projects around the site which could vary from design works, sourcing new equipment, building etc.

Professional qualifications 
We are looking for someone with the following: 

  • Experience of working within either Anaerobic Digestion, Water Treatment, Food Processing or a similar environment
  • Previous leadership experience 
  • Experience of having control over a plant including all maintenance and engineering
  • Knowledge and experience of stripping pumps and maintaining various plant and equipment

Personal skills 
The Senior Plant Engineer role would suit someone who is: 

  • Around 40 minutes maximum away from the site and happy for a call out rota
  • Experienced in working within mucky environments
  • Happy to get stuck in with other team members on the plant 

Salary and benefits of the Senior Plant Engineer role 

  • Up to £40,000 for the right candidate
  • Flexible working arrangements including days off in lieu
  • Bonus scheme 
  • Development opportunities 


To apply for this Plant Engineer opportunity, please complete the form below. Alternatively, send a copy of your up-to-date CV to or call 02392288217 to speak to Samantha McSheaffrey who can tell you more. You can also connect with Samantha on LinkedIn to view other jobs they are recruiting.

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