Plant Manager (Tyseley Waste to Energy Plant)

MWH Treatment
Company Car/Allowance and up to 15% bonus
25 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

MWH Treatment is recruiting for a Plant Manager for their Tyseley (Birmingham) Waste to Energy plant. As Plant Manager you will be responsible for the safe, efficient and compliant operation of the Waste to energy facility.

You will manage the site Operations and Maintenance function, ensuring high plant availability and performance in line with the O&M Contract. Promote a cooperative and proactive culture within the operations and maintenance team to ensure consistently high delivery.

You will report directly to the General Manager and duties/responsibilities of the role will include;

·Manage all operational aspects of the facility and processes on site, including the methods and organisation of work, including recruitment, induction, appraisal and training of Operations & Maintenance Staff in accordance with MWH procedures

·Ensure that the plant operates within the requirements of the Environmental Permit and all other Environmental Legislation

·Propose changes as appropriate to optimise operational efficiency and cost effectiveness.

·Prepare an annual budget for the Operations & Maintenance functions for review and subsequently work within the approved budget

·Ensure compliance with the company’s Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental Management Systems, Policies and Procedures, ensuring that systems are in place to maintain safe systems of work for company and contractors staff.

·Lead the development of planned maintenance schedules and the site Lifecycle Maintenance Plan

·Liaise with the project/ engineering and operations teams to ensure that the O&M Strategy is delivered in line with the needs of the business

·Provide Management cover for any emergency situation that may arise

·To be available if required to assist at other MWH W2E sites

·Ensure your own continuous professional development by participating in external networking/conferences/associations/groups, to stay current on industry changes and innovations.

·Maintain a positive and solution oriented approach to work, providing open and honest feedback.

·Undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role

·In all internal and external contact, present a professional and positive image of the department and MWH Treatment as well as maintaining mutually constructive, positive and beneficial relationships.

·Take all reasonable steps to ensure appropriate confidentiality

Person Specification


·Degree/ HND in a relevant Engineering discipline

·Relevant H&S qualification to IOSH Managing Safely level

·Strong process engineering background, preferably in the power industry including steam raising plant

·Robust appreciation of Health, Safety and Environmental procedures

·Experience preparing detailed plans, reports and programs

·Experience in managing contractors and consultants

·Strong communication skills

·Ability to prioritise and delegate effectively


·Educated to degree level in a relative Engineering discipline

·NEBOSH certificate

·Previous management experience in W2E steam raising plants

·Experience of Pressure Systems, PSSR/ PED

·Experience of working with/ under CDM Regs

·Knowledge/ experience in HV electrical systems

·Previous budgeting experience

·Experience of managing site Environmental Permits in accordance with IED

·Experience of planning and managing maintenance outages

·Experienced in managing operational teams, shift rotas, resource planning etc

We are an equal opportunities employer

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