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South Milford, UK
Closing Date:
23 Sep 2019

AD Operator, South Milford

The Role & Key Responsibilities

We have an exciting opportunity for an AD operator to join our organisation.  Reporting to the Site Operations Manager, the AD Site Operator 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.

  • 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.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring feed-stock deliveries are accepted in accordance with AB Agri 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.


Skills & Experience
You will be expected to gain a high level of awareness of the site's legislative requirements and comply with Health, Safety, EPA and Animal Health requirements and to ensure compliance at all times. Experience in an appropriate engineering / operation or technical discipline will be required. 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

About The Company

AB Agri has over 30 years’ experience in managing non-core product streams and turning 'waste' into in-demand, differentiated products. Our continued investment in co-product development has led us to create Amur- a specialist route to market into anaerobic digestion.

You can find out more about Amur here.
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

We are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and seek to attract, develop and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. We’re committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly, and with respect and dignity throughout the recruitment process.

Should you be successful after application, to be moved forward for an interview, please discuss with your AB Agri contact any reasonable adjustments to the interview process that you may require.

See our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Policy