Production Manager (Biomass Power Station) - package to £50,000 including base salary and bonus. Killin, Stirlingshire, Scotland. UK
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.
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.
- 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.
- 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.