Eco2 – committed to the future of renewable energy

Fuels Manager [Sleaford]

Closing date

18.08.17

Eco2 specialises in initiating, developing, financing and operating renewable energy projects throughout the UK and Europe. Biomass and Wind assets play a major role in our renewable energy portfolio, however we are also keen to use our environmentally sensitive, risk managed development expertise to build on our success in other established and emerging technologies.

Our approach recognises the need to balance commercial issues with the environmental benefits deriving from Renewable Energy projects, and we understand that this needs to be demonstrated at both strategic and local levels. We work closely with all key stakeholders, including local authorities, local community groups, planners, environmental groups and government departments, from a very early stage, to aid a successful project conversion.

Role:

To provide fuel procurement and management services to ensure an efficient and effective fuel supply into the Sleaford renewable energy plant. To be responsible for securing and managing project buffer stocks and other supply contracts. To build strong supplier relationships and develop a long-term and sustainable fuel supply infrastructure.

Duties:

To ensure continuity of fuel supply to the Sleaford project.

To foster positive working relationships with fuel suppliers and other contractors.

To manage the procurement of buffer stock for the Sleaford project.

To review and replace as necessary the long-term contracts for the Sleaford project.

To comply at all times with HSEQ requirements across all fuel supply activities.

To regularly communicate with all straw and woodchip fuel suppliers to ensure that they are capable of fulfilling their obligations under their supply contracts.

To carry out regular audits to monitor yield and quality of stored baled and bulk biomass.

To liaise with the Transport Manager and the Plant Operator to ensure that the fuel quality and quantity is co-ordinated with the needs of the plant.

To comply at all times with the process guidelines and use of Eco2’s Fuel Management system.

To ensure that any moisture and weight bonus payments are correct and to manage any disputes that may arise.

Assist with developing a detailed annual fuel plan to optimise the use of long-term contracts, buffer stock and spot straw volumes in order to ensure the Brigg straw barns are continually replenished.

Assist with the preparation of a regular monthly fuel update detailing actual demand volumes and prices against the annual plan.

Assist with the compilation of internal operational reports to the board.

On-going development of systems and procedures to efficiently execute the Sleaford fuel plan.

Review personal working methods and ensure that PDPs are completed on schedule.

Communicate in verbal and written form in a helpful manner both internally and externally.

Establish and maintain accurate written procedure manuals for all key aspects of the role.

Assist in the development and presentation of business development material.

Demonstrate knowledge and enthusiasm to inspire colleagues towards supporting our goals in relation to the asset management business plan.

Candidate:

You should demonstrate competency in biomass fuel management practice.

You should have a confident and outgoing approach.

You should enjoy meeting people face to face and have good networking skills.

You should be a self-starter and have excellent time management skills.

You should have a disciplined and diligent approach to record keeping.

Develop a sound understanding of the Eco2 business.

Demonstrate a clear understanding of stakeholder interest in each asset.

Take a proactive and problem solving approach to challenges.

Take a positive and enthusiastic attitude towards the role.

Take a caring and supportive attitude towards colleagues and foster a positive and collaborative working environment.

Show a willingness to carry out additional tasks outside your normal responsibilities.

Review personal working methods and be keen to expand skills.


To apply for this position please send a CV to kate.jones@eco2uk.com