Composting Process Supervisor - In-Vessel Composting Facility

Up to £30000 per annum + benefits
02 Aug 2019
30 Aug 2019
Bluetown Online
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Composting Process Supervisor (In-Vessel Composting Facility)

Location: Padworth, Reading, Berkshire

Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Hours: 42.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Overtime occasional on evenings and weekends

What you’ll do:

As the Process Technician, you will operate and maintain the plant in accordance with standard operating procedures and specified standards as determined by the contract KPIs, PAS100 accreditation and legislation.

You will be responsible for testing and inspection of process feedstocks and end products, managing samples to be sent for external analysis, working with the site management to monitor the health of the plant, calculate production targets and measuring the site performance against the Critical Limits and testing and management of the site biofiltration systems to optimise performance and maintain environmental compliance.

The Process supervisor will work safely and effectively to monitor the operation of the process and conditions of the plant, making adjustments of controls and setpoints of the process and ensuring compliance with PAS100, ABPR and the constraints of the PPC permit and planning permissions. You will be a part of the on-call rota to ensure the continued operation of the plant and provide an appropriate response to emergency situations.

Where you’ll work

As the Process Supervisor for an In-Vessel Composting facility that converts garden and food waste into compost material, you will be based at the plant in West Berkshire as part of a small dedicated team within a large integrated waste contract.

The experience you will need

You will be able to carry out a variety of process tasks and operational duties related to the role, be IT proficient and comfortable working with and learning with a variety of computer systems to manage the plant. The successful candidate will be confident in accurately recording both quantitative and qualitative data, writing detailed reports and maintaining a professional and accurate compliance management system.

The ideal candidate will have experience in the process industry (Anaerobic digestion, Wastewater treatment, Municipal waste is preferable), or having studied in these fields. You will have excellent communication skills, be comfortable working in a diverse team within a process environment and able to work on own initiative. Knowledge of PLCs, CMMS, PPM,

Condition monitoring techniques and Maths or Science based qualifications are beneficial to the role.

The Benefits

* The option to join the company Pension Scheme
* Access to Rewards, benefits and discounts
* Free eye testing and money towards glasses if required for work purposes
* 25 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays

The Company

They are the UK leader in Environmental Solutions, offering services and expertise in waste, water and energy management helping to build a more sustainable future. As a global organisation, their work focuses on delivering simple but innovative solutions to preserving natural resources, reducing pollution and protecting the environment.

We live in a world that needs to take care of its resources, and their mission is to 'Resource the World'. Improving communities and protecting the environment are right at the heart of their business.

But it takes more than just words and ambition to achieve this, it takes the daily efforts of thousands of people across the UK to bring it to life. Together their employees make the communities better. They are the resourcers, behind the resources. They are real people like you, and they make real change happen every day.

The company is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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Candidates with experience of; Mechanical Technician, Field Service Technician, Manufacturing Operative, Process Engineer, Waste Management System Supervisor, Production Operative, Production Technician, Waste Management System Engineer, Process Operator, Production Engineer, Site Supervisor, Systems Supervisor, Engineering Process Supervisor may also be considered for this role.

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