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A514 - AD Site Operator - North Yorkshire

De Lacy Executive seeks an AD Site Operator.

De Lacy Executive seeks an AD Site Operator. The successful candidate will be responsible for the daily production operation of the AD plant ensuring that any production schedule is completed in an efficient and safe manner. The operator will also be responsible for monitoring the daily safety and environmental performance of the plant ensuring that it is operating in accordance with environmental parameters and legislation and working with site safe systems of work.

This role will require a flexible approach and will including shift working and out of hours requirements.

The Role:

Operating control systems to achieve plant start-up, continuous operation, shut down and testing.

Carrying out detailed routine operational plant inspections, first line fault finding and minor repairs and maintenance.

Close monitoring of plant and equipment to identify any issues and ensuring that any defects are logged onto the maintenance management system.

Providing feedback and being proactive in plant performance, reliability and availability. Monitoring plant performance and developing new ideas and measures in order to improve performance, reliability and efficiency.

Ensuring feedstock deliveries are accepted in accordance with waste acceptance procedures as well as telehandler/forklift operations.

You will be responsible for the safe loading of digestate material for removal from site.

Remote operation and monitoring of site out of hours via an electronic system on a rota basis, including attending site out of hours in the event of breakdown etc. This includes bank holidays and weekends working.

Ensuring that site cleanliness and hygiene requirements are maintained to the highest standards at all times.

Candidate Requirements:

An ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Able to work with automated plant machinery.

Able to multi-task as the need arises

Prior experience within an Operations environment is essential - experience in AD would be a strong advantage

Experience in an appropriate engineering/technical discipline will be advantageous but not essential and training will be provided..

A flexible approach to work including the taking on of additional projects as requested by the Operations Manager and a willingness to contribute and assist the whole team ethic.

Due to the physical construction of the site you must be able and willing to carry out tasks at height and in confined spaces which will entail utilisation of raised walkways, steps and vertical ladders.

Willingness to gain a high level of awareness of the sites legislative requirements and comply with Health, Safety, EPA and Animal Health requirements and to ensure compliance at all times


An excellent remuneration package is on offer to the successful candidate

To apply for this new career opportunity please e-mail your CV and covering letter (preferably in Word) to and for more information please call

Amanda Latham on Office: 01885 483440, DDI: 01885 485524 or Mobile: 07730 218934

Please be assured that all contact will be treated in complete confidence.

Thank you.

De Lacy Executive, the Agri-Business Recruitment Consultancy, is an Approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which promotes high standards in recruitment practice. Registered with the Information Commissioners Office and complies with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview

This job has now been closed.


  • Added: 23rd May 2016
  • Ref: A514
  • Type: Engineer - Service and Maintenance (Machinery and Equipment)
  • Salary: 40- 45K