Shift Team Leader - Waste to Energy Plant

Lanesra Technical Recruitment
11 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Shift Team Leader (Waste to Energy Plant)

Location: Lutterworth, Leicestershire

Duration: Initial 6-month contract

Salary: £40-43k

Description: Our Client is looking to strengthen their Waste to Energy team with a Shift Team Leader.

You will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Energy Recovery Facility, managing a shift team and day operations staff. Initially working on day shifts you will be required to work rotating shift patterns that includes weekends and public holidays. You will also provide shift rota cover as required to ensure continuous operation of the Energy Recovery Facility.

You will report directly to the Operations and Maintenance Manager.

Duties: Ensure compliance with all aspects of the site Environmental Permits

Operate and monitor plant from the SCADA system, operate plant and equipment as required by the operational demands of the W2E

Able to communicate effectively at all levels and produce clear, concise reports.

Be able to implement emergency procedures and instructions calmly and effectively in pressure situations

Supervise and deploy manpower as appropriate to ensure cost effective, safe and efficient operation of all activities on site within all operational procedures and also in emergency situations

Provide technical supervision and assistance where necessary for Company and contract staff engaged in work at the W2E Facility

Provide effective training and monitoring of shift staff to ensure personnel are competent to undertake their duties

Provide effective administration and application of Safety, Health and Environmental policies

Be aware of and work within the Company Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) Systems

Liaise with other Company staff as required to provide efficient work scheduling and planning to ensure minimum turnaround times during plant outages

Provide out of hours support by telephone and/or attend site at short notice to cover absences and ensure continuous operation of the W2E facility

Assist and advise with plant improvements and modifications

Qualifications: An experienced Engineer/Technician ideally having completed a recognised Engineering Apprenticeship or Training.

HNC/ONC or equivalent qualification in a relevant engineering discipline

IOSH or similar Health & Safety qualification

Knowledge of Environmental Compliance and Regulatory requirements

Experience of running a Permit to Work System

Strong knowledge of Safe Systems of Work

Experience: Broad experience gained through shift working in a continuous process industry, preferably in a Waste to Energy environment or Engineering

Ability to lead an operations shift team to ensure adherence with procedures and effective utilisation of staff

Ability to work a 12-hour shift rota including bank holidays and weekends

Management or supervisory experience preferred

Key Words:

Shit Team Leader


Shift Working

Waste to Energy

Energy from Waste

Plant Operations

Energy Recovery


Permit to Work

Shift Working

Continuous Operations


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