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Plant Operator

Plant Operator

  • Role type : Permanent
  • Location : Tiverton
  • Salary : £35,000
  • Sector : Renewables
  • Ref : 25178
  • Salary: £35,000
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Astute’s Renewables team is exclusively partnering with a renewable energy provider with a commitment to professional development and sustainability> to recruit a Plant Operator for its Tiverton site.

The strategically important Plant Operator role comes with a salary of up to £35,000, pension and over time.

If you’re a Plant Operator 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 Manager you will:


  • Support the Plant Manager in the day to day running of the Anaerobic Digestion plant including feeding and routine monitoring.
  • Assisting with all maintenance across the site ensuring the site is running as efficiently and as effectively as possible whilst keeping the site clean and tidy.
  • Plan PPM’s and complete fault repairs on pumps, motors etc. within a suitable timeframe
  • Monitoring IT control systems across the plant and responding accordingly when on site or on call off site.
  • Adhering to, monitoring and responding appropriately to site processes and procedures.
Professional qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:


  • Strong mechanical aptitude and the ability to understand and operate complex machinery.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Willingness to assist with the pelleting side of the business when required
Personal skills

The Plant Operator role would suit someone who is:


  • Living locally to the site in Tiverton due to call out rota
  • Prior experience in a similar role, preferably in the renewable energy, agricultural or industrial sector.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays, as required.
Salary and benefits of the Plant Operator role


  • Up to £35,000 DOE
  • Callout rota, 1 in 3 weekends (OT if called out)
  • Development opportunities
  • Company pension and holiday allowance

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