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Sittingbourne
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Site Management Team
Vacancy Type
Permanent

About The Role

What you will be doing?

Please see below a brief overview of the role and the responsibilities

  • Manages all operational aspects of the plant including recruitment, induction, appraisal and training of operational staff in accordance with Company procedures.
  • Meet agreed organisational performance plans within agreed budgets and timescales.
  • Monitor and, where possible, improve plant, processes and labour productivity.
  • Propose technically competent and commercially feasible plant and process developments.
  • Responsible for developing, maintaining and implementing operating and emergency procedures.
  • Available to be called in during emergency situations and manage plant breakdowns when necessary.
  • Manage and control departmental expenditure within agreed budgets through regular accounts reviews and forecasts.
  • Analyse and implement cost reductions and develop plans to improve financial performance.
  • Assist the General/Plant Manager in developing operational and maintenance budgets and strategies.
  • Ensure all activities in the plant are carried out with the highest regard for the health, safety & environmental consideration and well-being of all employees and customers on site.
  • Ensure compliance with the site Environmental Permit and other Environmental Legislation.
  • As a Senior Authorised Person, be responsible for the Safety Rules and their implementation.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This role has supervisory responsibilities for Operations Staff (Shift and Day Ops).

Desirable qualifications & Competencies

  • Degree or Higher National Diploma / Certificate or equivalent in a relevant Engineering discipline (mechanical or electrical)
  • Extensive experience of managing a sizeable multi-disciplined process operation with a good technical understanding of combustion, steam and water systems and the effective and safe operation of a power plant.
  • A proven hands-on leader capable of motivating and inspiring a team to work enthusiastically, with good communication and organisational skills, able to manage, coach and motivate the operations team.
  • Self-driven with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Experience of managing budgets and in training and development of staff.
  • Knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental legislation, regulations, guidance and systems relating the applications and technology being managed.
  • Ability to work independently, be self-motivated and take the initiative where required.

About Us

A      A BETTER PARTNER. A CLEANER WORLD

Who are enfinium?

enfinium is one of the largest energy-from-waste businesses in the UK and an industry leader in the conversion of non-recyclable residential and business waste into heat and partially renewable power. enfinium currently has a platform of six (two in construction) strategically located facilities across the UK. Today, enfinium has an annual waste processing capacity of over 2.3 million tonnes, and a total combined electric generating capacity of 265MW (gross) - enough energy to power more than 500,000 UK homes. enfinium is owned by infrastructure investment funds managed by Igneo Infrastructure Partners

Kemsley is a combined heat and power facility that processes up to 657,000 tonnes of residual waste. This produces enough energy to power more than 160,000 UK homes and businesses.  Kemsley also provides steam to DS Smith to support their renewable energy requirements.

At enfinium we’re guided by five principles, we use these to make sure we’re not only doing a great job, but we’re doing it in the right and safe way: 

 

One Team - Pride Matters - Safety on Purpose - Make a positive impact - Take Ownership

 

As a Company, we really value our employees and as such, offer a generous employee benefits package which includes the following:

  • Vitality Private Medical care
  • Private Dental Care
  • Life Assurance
  • Company pension with a 6% company contribution
  • Perkbox to get all your Highstreet discounts
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Uniform provided
  • Continuous learning and development through our e-learning portal and access to role-based qualifications

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