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Site Manager

Location: Cranbrook Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Sector: Water & Waste Management Type: Permanent
Contact: Adrienne Kettlewell Job Published: 22 days ago

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Site Manager - Biogas

  • Role - Site Manager
  • Location - Cranbrook, Kent.
  • Start - ASAP
  • Salary - £45k - £50k pa
  • (Including other benefits)
  • 25 leave days pa
  • Permanent (40 hours a week)
  • Day shift/on-call
  • Full time on site

The site manager will oversee the entire operation of a waste-to-value biogas plant. The site manager will be expected to have strong organisational and managerial skills to meet the process plants' performance targets effectively.

Plant Information:

  • Waste Source: Layer Manure
  • Technology: Anaerobic digestion in conjunction with CHP and biomethane production
  • Electricity Capacity: up to 500KW
  • Thermal Energy Capacity: up to 500KW
  • Biomethane production capacity up to 6MW


  • Engineer with post-graduate practical experience in operation and maintenance appropriate to the class of machinery he is required to supervise.
  • WAMITAB COTC4 (Certificate of technical competence) ideally in Biological Waste Treatment
  • Excellent safety record ideally NEBOSH or above
  • Experience working on an AD plant or Industrial food Wastewater plant is highly advantageous.


  • Strong organisational and planning skills
  • Ability manage team
  • Good general understanding of financial reporting and cost control
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work as an integral part of an operations team.
  • Methodological approach to problem-solving.
  • Fluent in English

Main Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for the site and legal compliance.
  • Oversee all daily operations of the plant ensuring all policies and procedures are correctly followed.
  • Develop processes that will maximise stewardship, safety, quality, and productivity at the plant.
  • Ensure that all the necessary steps are taken to optimise the plant's performance and product generation.
  • Recognise trends and anomalies in production data.
  • Report the waste-to-value plant's production and performance figures to the stakeholders.
  • Apply problem-solving to provide solutions to mechanical and electrical breakdowns of process equipment.
  • Maintain strict health & safety standards.
  • Develop and Manage site budget (requirement to perform against the budget, ensuring the site meets the bottom line). Financial forecasting and budgeting for new financial year.
  • Manage and guide a team of operators and plant staff.
  • Manage and drive the procurement process and build strong relationships with key suppliers.
  • Communicate with Head Office Support and keep an open communication channel.

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