Plant Manager (Gas)

Easyweb Recruitment
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Plant Manager (Gas)

Our client combines all the expertise necessary for the qualification, development, commercialisation and operation of storage sites. The company designs, builds and operates all types of underground gas storage (UGS) facilities, and offers its customers high quality services based on its extensive knowledge and experience.

Position: Gas Plant Manager
Location: Northwich, Cheshire
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £Competitive

About the role:

As the Gas Plant Manager you will operate and maintain the Stublach Gas Storage Facility to ensure the safety and health of personnel together with the protection of the environment and the gas assets. You will manage the operational and maintenance activities in a way that can adapt to changing market conditions to maximise the commercial value of the gas assets. Another part of this role will be to implement innovative operational and maintenance processes that deliver the lowest OPEX costs without comprising safety, reliability and availability.


- Deliver continuous improvements in SHE standards across the gas plant and ensure this is reflected in the processes and the practices within your area of responsibility.
- Ensure personnel working on the gas assets are trained, competent and authorised to carry out their tasks.
- Authorise the implementation any modifications to the gas assets
- Ensure all activities carried out on the gas assets have in place an agreed risk assessment and method statement together with a permit to work.
- Lead the operational and maintenance teams to ensure they understand their responsibilities, work efficiently, staff morale levels are high, ensuring that succession and staffing structures are in place to meet current and future demands.
- Ensure reviews of gas asset personnel training and competence are carried out and authorise personnel to carry out safety critical activities
- Monitor operational and maintenance team compliance with our client’s UK polices, safety dossiers, procedures and work instructions. Investigate any non-conformances and make recommendations to avoid a reoccurrence
- Identify and improve operating processes and systems to make sustainable and lasting performance improvements to the operating of the Gas Plant to meet the needs of customers.
- Manage the gas asset operational and maintenance spend and define opportunities to make savings whilst maintaining safety, reliability and availability
- Maintain a good working relationship with the Local Authority and Health and Safety Executive.

About you:

- Extensive experience in a senior operational role managing a high hazard site
- Chartered Engineer
- French Speaker would be highly desirable
- Experience of leading multi-disciplined teams
- Ability to develop and implement innovative solutions
- Experience of coaching.
- Experience of stakeholder management including regulatory and local authorities

You may have experience of the following: Plant Engineering Manager, Plant Manager, Engineering Manager, Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Engineer, Production Manager, Operations Manager, Manufacturing Manager, Gas Plant Manager, etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.
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