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AD (Anaerobic Digestion) Site Manager – Surrey (circa £50k basic!)

Job Title: AD (Anaerobic Digestion) Site Manager – Surrey (circa £50k basic!)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Salary: Circa £50k plus £5k on target bonus, 25 days holiday, up to 4% company matched pension and additional benefits package! Plus excellent opportunities to progress internally!
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: 11953
Contact Name: Rebekah Shields
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 22, 2016 14:57

Job Description

This AD (Anaerobic Digestion) Site Manager position will be based at one of this businesses site’s in Surrey and will be reporting into the Operations Manager. The Anaerobic Digestion sites convert organic food waste into biogas to generate green electricity. Your role is to ensure that the site that you run is operated as efficiently and safely as possible, in compliance with relevant regulation; and that it delivers outstanding service to its customers. You will deliver “best in sector” operational performance at your site.

Major Responsibilities

· Planning and managing the processing of all feedstocks

· Communicating plant capacity to the sales team in advance

· Maximising operating efficiency/margins – site P&L responsibility

 · Planning and purchasing all sundries, services for site

· Reporting, analysing and addressing variances (weekly/monthly KPIs) Digestate management - haulage, spreading

· Ensuring PAS110 compliance and securing required permits, licenses, exemptions

· Planning spreading operations for maximum efficiency (minimum cost)

· Finding outlets for products; and maximising revenues

· Liaising with local farmers, contractors – timings, quantities

· Conducting routine maintenance – daily weekly, monthly – to minimise down time

· Managing support from contractors, agents, and workshop

· Managing/purchasing box spares, other spare parts

· Balancing capex and maintenance costs

· Maintaining site appearance – grass, outside areas, decoration, repairs HSE

· Delivering high standards of safety across the site, 24/7

· Drafting method statements and risk assessments Compliance

· Maintaining adequate records, samples, lab tests regimes

· Ensuring compliance with BMS

· Managing complaints – first line

· Liaising as required with EHO, EA, HSE, AH

· Maintaining PAS110; ABPR certifications

· Adhering to planning conditions Customer/contract liaison

· Managing necessary communications to customers (e.g. opening hours etc)

· Building relationships with drivers (waste teams)

· Problem solving – invoice reconciliation, weighbridge issues, diversion of vehicles Marketing

· Receiving guests, visitors

· Conducting tours

· Local community outreach and liaison Management

· Staffing - recruiting, training

· Performance management of direct reports


Experienced in managing site and operators, managing site health and safety, alongside mechanical aptitude. Strong skills in Problem solving, Planning Managing to budgets, KPIs, Communicating effectively and Record keeping.Practical individual (gets things done).


Circa £50k plus £5k on target bonus, 25 days holiday, up to 4% company matched pension and additional benefits package! Plus excellent opportunities to progress internally!

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