Shift Manager

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
St Dennis
Hours per week
37.5 annualized
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews will be held in person
£41,870 - £49,114
Summary of vacancy

Are you currently working in the Energy Recovery, Power Generation or similar process engineering industry?

In return, we offer a salary of £41,870 - £49,114 plus 20% Shift allowance (~ £9,822), Private Health Care, up to 10% Bonus (~ £4,911), Company Pension, and Benefits Catalogue.
Total Package at the time of joining to £63,847.
We’ll help you progress, and develop yourself further, and will support you with creating a development plan to achieve that.

About the role

What will I be doing?

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)
  • be the Senior Authorised Person on site
  • be responsible for the facility outside office hours


What are the requirements?

  • You will ideally have experience working in an Energy Recovery 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

SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is a forward-thinking company recognised as one of the top places in the UK to work.
In 2022 we were awarded by Best companies as one of the top 25 companies in the UK for employee engagement. As well as our competitive salaries and benefit packages we are able to offer long-term career development within a friendly and supportive environment.

By joining us, you will help to safeguard the environment and the public through essential waste and water management services, contribute to the sustainable development of communities, businesses, and regions, and promote the emerging low-carbon circular economy.
With our collaborative engaging culture, our employees join us and grow with us. We believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success.

SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK is an equal opportunities employer. To find out more or apply, please complete the application form, and attach your CV. If you apply for any of our vacancies and do not receive an automated response within 24 hours of submitting your application, please email us at

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