Production Manager (Biomass Power Station)

Location: Killin, Stirlingshire, UK, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 03-02-2018
Production Manager (Biomass Power Station) – package to £50,000 including base salary and bonus. Killin, Stirlingshire, Scotland. UK 
The opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced power station professional to take a pivotal role in the commissioning and subsequent operation of a significant (5.5MWe) Biomass CHP Project in the Trossachs National Park.

About you 

We’re looking for a high calibre engineer (preferably HV SAP status) with solid operational experience in thermal power generation to manage the plant on an on-going basis.

Experience of Biomass CHP and / or Advanced Gasification Technology is particularly attractive. 

You’ll live within a daily commutable distance from the site in Killin.
Main Responsibilities
  • Oversee testing of plant systems and components during the commissioning phase and to ensure efficient and safe operation of the plant.
  • Develop and implement the long-term operational plan of the power station consistent with local and national regulations and good industry practice.
  • Responsible for electrical and thermal power production.
  • Responsible for the daily plant generation reports, reporting for regulatory purposes (output and emissions) and daily Grid Nominations.
  • Responsible for System safety in accordance with H&S policy / procedure including regular reporting to management
  • Develop and implement System optimisation plan.
  • Provide out of hours / absence / leave cover as required.
Essential requirements 
  • It’s imperative that you can attend the site on a daily basis, the site is at Killin, north of Glasgow and Edinburgh and approximately 1.5 hours hour’s drive from each.
  • Education to degree level or equivalent in related field of engineering
  • Professional experience in a biomass / syngas power generating station, including time spent in a management role.
  • Highest standards, of safety and environmental compliance.
  • HV Senior Authorised Person qualified (training can be provided)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent IT and report writing skills
  • Fluent in English.
  • Right to work in UK.

This role is offered on a fully employed basis, with a competitive base salary (negotiable based on experience and value) likely around £50,000 plus a discretionary bonus scheme linked to operational performance.
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