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Operations & Maintenance Manager

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: North West England
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 17/10/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:

Reporting to the Director of Gas Generation and supporting him in running a growing portfolio of gas fuelled power stations.

The role includes commercial and budgetary responsibility as well as direct responsibility for the operations and maintenance of the plant. The role will also provide significant support and guidance to development and capital procurement teams, influencing future plant scoping and design to ensure operability of the fleet. A time served engineer with good commercial awareness will fulfil this senior position within the business.

The role would be open to being home based depending on the location of the candidate with occasional travel to sites in Scotland and London.

Key Responsibilities

Operations and Maintenance

- Ensure that the plant and equipment is operated and maintained to the appropriate standard.
- Ensure that PPM programme is implemented across the operation to minimise operational and compliance risk, and drive business efficiencies
- Establish inventory policies and systems to ensure adequate and appropriate stocks and replacement parts for short and long term objectives.
- To maintain adequate records that may be required during audits from external organisations.
- Develop Key Performance Indicators such that business unit performance can be measured and monitored.
- To ensure that proper and safe working routines and practices are in use and adhered to across the operations.
- Report plant and machinery issues that will impact on business unit performance.
- Develop and foster necessary working relationships with other departments, suppliers and equipment manufacturers.
- Manage contracts for 3rd party OEM or independent maintenance service providers, holding parties to account to perform their obligations and enforcing the company's rights and negotiation of replacement terms or modifications where appropriate
- Manage warranty claims under EPC construction contracts and or maintenance and equipment supply contracts.
- Support commercial department in any insurance claims that may need to be made.
- Liaise with local planning and regulatory authorities, neighbours, and communities within which we operate.
- Manage 3rd party contracts such as drainage, telecoms and other utility contracts where appropriate.

The Company:
Our client is an energy company which develops, builds and operates energy assets across Europe. They specialise in renewable generation, gas generation and energy storage.

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