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Plant Manager – Biomass

Plant Manager - Biomass

  • Role type : Permanent
  • Location : Stowmarket
  • Salary : £60,000
  • Sector : Power
  • Ref : 25354
  • Salary: £60,000
Astute’s Power team is partnering with a leading Biomass company to recruit a Plant Manager for its site in Stowmarket.
 
The Plant Manager role comes with starting salary of up to £60,000 + private medical + benefits.  
 
If you have experience with people leadership / management and have an EC&I background then submit your CV to apply today. 
 
 
Responsibilities and duties 
 
Reporting to the Head of Industrial Biomass you will: 
 

  • Lead the onsite maintenance team of 4 direct reports, including overseeing all training and development of the team.
  • Effectively plan and execute site outages, ensuring asset availability is maintained.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with all regulations, including but not limited to steam and high voltage electrical equipment
  • Oversee troubleshooting and reactive works on the plant.
  • Assist with the transition of project installation phase, through to the O&M phase, ensuring a smooth handover.
  • Ensure the on-call rota is managed for the maintenance team, maintaining continuity of production and optimising asset performance.
  • Respond to occasional out-of-hour calls, where the on-call team require additional, high-level support.
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships with client and customers, as the main point of contact through O&M periods.
  • Ensure all defects are logged within the warranty periods and liaise with the project team in getting any defects resolved.
  • Oversee all stocks and spares to minimise plant downtime.
  • Oversee biomass supply to site, managing suppliers.
  • Oversee subcontractors on site, for the ongoing O&M or capital works and upgrade projects.
  • Ensure a high level of health and safety on site, ensuring all legislation and company policies are adhered to and escalate any issues to Head of Industrial Biomass Operators and QHSE Manager.
  • Represent the client at client meetings.
 
 
Professional qualifications 
 

We are looking for someone with the following: 
 

  • A relevant engineering qualified, at a minimum of HNC level  
  • An IOSH or NEBOSH certificate is highly desirable
  • Maintenance experience on SCADA is essential
  • Experience working with boilers / steam raising plant highly desirable
 
 
Personal skills 
 

The Plant Manager role would suit someone who is: 
 

  • High-level communication and influencing skills.
  • Clear and analytical thinker.
  • Self-motivated who is a good people manager
 
 
Salary and benefits of the Plant Manager role 
 

  • Salary between £50,000 – £60,000
  • Private medical plan.
  • Opportunity to join a growing company.
 

To apply for this Plant Manager - Biomass opportunity, please complete the form below. Alternatively, send a copy of your up-to-date CV to rwinter@astutetechnical.co.uk or call 02392288212 to speak to Ruth Winter who can tell you more. You can also connect with Ruth on LinkedIn to view other jobs they are recruiting.

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