Due to the rising concerns and spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, we have put measures in place that protect the health and wellbeing of our employees and candidates. As a result, there may be some delays in our recruitment process.

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Thank you for your patience.


EfW Shift Manager

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
37.5 standard EfW shift rota 4 on 4 off
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews will be held via MS Teams
£36,338 - £46,332 + 20% shift allowance Bonus + Benefits
Summary of vacancy

Would you like to bring your technical and managerial experience to a company committed to a greener UK?

Are you currently working in the Energy from Waste, power generation or similar process engineering industry?

When you join SUEZ, you get more than a brand-new role. Your work will help us deliver innovative and environmentally responsible solutions for water and waste management. You will get a chance to help us preserve and restore our planet’s natural capital for future generations. It’s a career that’s not only exciting, but full of opportunities as well as professional and personal fulfilment.


About the role

What will I be doing?

At our facility in St Dennis Conrwall, During your shifts, you’ll see that our plant runs smoothly, in line with environmental regulations. It means monitoring operations in the control room, inspecting plant operations and dealing with any problems as they arise. You will:

  • lead a team of shift personnel, (Senior Operations Technician and Operations Technicians)
  • ensure they’re trained and motivated to carry out their roles
  • be the Senior Authorised Person on site
  • be responsible for the facility outside office hours.

SUEZ commit and invest in their staff, so will provide training, but you need to be a capable professional with First Aid and Fire Marshal training.

What are the requirements?

You will ideally have experience working in an EfW facility, or from a similar power generation or chemical process plant, but you’ll certainly have a good understanding of how they operate.

You will also need:

  • A qualification to HNC level (or equivalent experience) in Mechanical, Electrical or Process Engineering
  • Technical expertise, including of boilers, incinerators, steam systems and high voltage switchgear (S9/S4)
  • Strong awareness and understanding of Health & Safety, with IOSH or similar qualification
  • Excellent team management skills and the ability to get the best out of people.
  • IT-literate with permit to work systems experience and well-versed in environmental legislation.

SUEZ will invest in an extensive training and development program for you, which will involve completing BOAS Cert IBO qualification and NEBOSH General Certificate, if you don’t have them already. You’ll be a pivotal member of the team.

Who we are 

At SUEZ the efficient and sustainable management of resources around the globe is at the heart of everything we do. Respect – acting ethically and with integrity – is one of our core values. We’re passionate about the environment and believe in protecting our world. Over 90,000 likeminded people worldwide makes for an incredible team, where collaboration and trust are part of the way we work. With true team spirit, we can give our customers a standard of service that goes above and beyond and ensure that our local communities have access to essential water and waste services. 

We thank our people for all they do with development opportunities, wide-ranging benefits and rewards that reflect their hard work. In a friendly, supportive environment, you’ll be inspired to grow and play your part in creating a better future for all.    

*No agencies please* 

Closing Date
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.