Anaerobic Digestion Plant Manager

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    Wakefield, West Yorkshire

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    Lee Elwell

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    about 2 years ago

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Job Title: Plant Manager (Anaerobic Digestion)

Location: Yorkshire

Salary: £Negotiable


We are currently recruiting for a Plant Manager for our client based in the Yorkshire area to manage and run a new Anaerobic Digestion facility. The role will be working on the overall personality for all the daily running's, AD Process and gas production responsibility and Continuous monitoring of Plant Biology.

Key Duties:

  • Drive continuous improvement culture
  • Provision of line management for site team
  • Feedstock and clamp management
  • Management of spares and consumables
  • Overall Health and Safety responsibility
  • Overall responsibility for compliance with EA guidelines
  • Compliance with APHA/BSC requirements
  • Creation of reports for, and attendance at, board meetings


  • At least 3 years of operational management in a relevant environment
  • Use of maintenance management systems
  • Able to demonstrate leadership within an environment with significant H&S risks
  • Budget setting and management
  • Experience of anaerobic digestion operations and process optimisation
  • Understanding of the food waste marketplace, including implementation and monitoring of purchase contracts
  • Creation of maintenance schedules and use of predictive maintenance
  • Management of FITs and RHI


  • Essential
  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant subject
  • Formal H&S qualification
  • Desirable: WAMITAB MROC5 (Medium Risk Operator for Anaerobic Digestion) NEBOSH Certificate or equivalent

If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

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