FCC Environment

Operations Manager

Nottingham | £Competitive 

Job Function: Operations
Industry Sector: Environmental

Main purpose and scope of job

The Operations Manager fulfils a senior role within the site management team, and is responsible for all aspects of the safe, compliant and efficient Operation of the Eastcroft Energy from Waste facility in Nottinghamshire.

Duties and key responsibilities - Operational
Implementation of FCC Health, Safety and Environmental Management systems, to deliver and maintain high standards across all Operational department activities.
• Management of the site safe System of Work as defined by the FCC Safety Rules
• Compliance with, and performance of, designated safe System of Work responsibilities as defined by the FCC Safety Rules.
• Lead role in site Safety forums, including procedure and Safety System reviews on a periodic basis.
• Provision of leadership, direction, management and personal development to the Operations team, to build and maintain a team working culture where team members can and want to develop and contribute to their full potential.
• Management of close Operations/Maintenance team co-operation in the development, implementation and use of the site CMMS.
• Lead role in the development, delivery and on-going review/revision of the facility Operations procedures
• Strategic and day to day management, supervision, planning, and co-ordination of departmental activities, in close co-operation with the Maintenance teams, to deliver maximum plant availability, flexibility and overall performance.
• Development and management of out of hours Operations team cover arrangements
• Planning, development and delivery of the Operations/Maintenance/Safety Rules interfaces required for the safe, effective and timely delivery of equipment and facility planned and unplanned outages.
• Development and maintenance of effective interfaces between the Operations department and all other site functional teams.
• Preparation and management of contracts required for any external technical support.
• Designated responsibility for departmental budget development and delivery.
• Deputise for the EfW General Manager when designated to do so

Experience
Detailed knowledge and understanding of Health, Safety and Environmental legislation relevant to steam powered electricity generation.
Detailed knowledge and experience of Electricity Supply Industry standard Safe Systems of work, Safety Rules and Permit for Work Systems.
Minimum of HNC in a relevant Engineering discipline.
Minimum of five years supervisory experience in an Operations and engineering function, related to steam powered electricity generation.
Detailed knowledge of and experience in the principles and operation of process plant related to steam powered electricity generation.
Experience of working in a technically challenging and value driven culture. Computer literate

Essential Knowledge
Satisfactory completion of the relevant Competency Management System modules.
Satisfactory completion of the Certificate of Technical Competence. Completion of all other training as defined within the Training Matrix. NEBOSH or IOSH qualification.
Experience of mass burn Energy from Waste.
Experience in the identification and delivery of change programmes that have a positive impact on operational and business requirements.

Personal attributes and other requirements
Must be a highly credible leader, with strong leadership qualities, exceptional organisational and interpersonal skills, and able to engage in and develop successful long term employee and industrial relations.
Skilled and experienced in the delivery of measurable results through others, with the proven ability to select, build, develop and inspire strong teams. Flexible and performance driven, with the commitment, determination and resilience to deliver added value to operational performance.
The ability to communicate and influence effectively, and work collaboratively, at all levels.
The ability to effectively manage third parties.
Mechanical, Electrical or related Engineering degree, and Membership of an appropriate Engineering institution.
NEBOSH or IOSH qualification.
Experience of mass burn Energy from Waste.
Experience in the identification and delivery of change programmes that have a positive impact on operational and business requirements.

Any other reasonable request.

Interviews for successful applicants will take place on 18th / 19th February.