Anaerobic Digestions Operator


SG 150201

Salary - £25,000 Location - Aylesbury Permanent


The company provide the food industry customers with resource recovery services which ensures nothing is ever wasted. With new regulations they found a solution and new ways to recover the value from this precious resource, so started the journey to collect both used cooking oil and food waste and convert them into renewable energy instead of merely throwing it away.


    • Using own and colleagues’ knowledge ensure that tasks are completed to comply with the quality and performance targets.
    • Undertake sampling and quality checks using the lab equipment where required. 
    • Take action as required by the results. Escalate issues as appropriate
    • Undertake the day to day operation of the facility and work as a team with the other operators.
    • Perform tasks as appropriate to ensure the continuous and effective performance of the facility.
    • Act in a timely manner to maximise operational performance.
    • Where potential issues are identified take action or escalate as appropriate. Implement preventative and corrective action as required.  
    • Look for opportunities to continuously optimise and develop the current process to improve throughput and gas yield and share these suggestions with the GM or Supervisor.
    • Work with the AD fitter and other colleagues to support the undertaking of planned and corrective maintenance.
    • Undertake basic maintenance and repair activities to minimise downtime as allocated.

    • Teamwork – Able to work well in a team
    • Able to deal with changing priorities
    • Highly motivated, self-starter
    • A can do mentality with a strong focus on solutions and results.
    • Flexible
    • Passionate and enthusiastic
    • Good attention to detail
    • Cautious and methodical

    • Industry or role related qualification desirable but not essential i.e. Forklift licence Operational Health and Safety qualification desirable but not essential
    • Role related certification desirable but not essential

    • 20 Days Holiday rising with service
    • Pension
    • BUPA Medical CashPlan
    • Life Assurance