O&M Operations Manager- Biomass

Job Title: O&M Operations Manager- Biomass
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Suffolk, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
REF: BBBH25094
Contact Name: Sally Woods
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Our client is recognised as one of the leaders in the renewable energy market as a significant contributor to the production of biomass energy for the home market.

This is a key management role supporting the Station Manager in delivering the key strategic objectives for the site.


Reporting directly to the Station Manager you will:

  • Determine the day-to-day operational needs of the station, interfacing both operations and maintenance staff;
  • Provide clear direction and priorities to ensure the effectiveness as a single team is maximised at all times;
  • Seek to meet daily and monthly output targets;
  • Hold responsibility for the maintenance and consumables budget;
  • Ensure effective decision making takes place, such that longer term goals and objectives are not compromised or impeded;
  • Guide and direct the site maintenance team;
  • Engage in the day-to day activities of the shift teams;
  • Play a key role with daily and weekly planning, taking the lead role in the planning and execution of outages;
  • Support the execution of the SHE Management system;
  • Assist the Financial Controller with detailing/communicating all operational costs and updating monthly LBE's.


  • The successful candidate will be a competent Sertica (or similar maintenance system) user with a high level of technical and operational plant awareness.
  • Ideally you will have a 'time served' apprenticeship, a management qualification equivalent to level 3 or above, with a minimum of 5 years power generation/utility experience.
  • You will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, IT skills and your understanding of the procurement process.

We look forward to receiving your application.