Offshore Shift Supervisor

14 Nov 2016
03 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for highly motivated Shift Supervisor to join our new Operations and Maintenance team at our Galloper Offshore Wind Farm project based in Harwich, Essex, UK.

Innogy is one of the UKs leading renewable energy companies, dedicated to generating electricity using sustainable, environmentally-friendly resources. We have the resources and expertise to develop, build and operate high quality, commercial-scale renewable energy schemes throughout the UK.

Role description Working as part of a small team based at Harwich. The Shift Supervisors will manage and support the Technicians that operate and maintain the wind farm to deliver optimal availability in a safe and compliant manner.

Principal Accountabilities/ Responsibilities

Co-ordinate and control the maintenance and operation of the wind farm plant and associated equipment to achieve safe, efficient operation whilst complying with legal, company and local policies and procedures.

Act as Safety Controller under Wind Turbine Safety Rules and Safety Co-ordinator

Developing and mentoring staff, positively demonstrating the Galloper value of doing the right job, right the first time.

Assist in the broader management of the wind farm, contributing to the ongoing development of policy and procedures whilst ensuring compliance.

Management of CMMS and associated works control.

Marine manifesto management.

Recording and monitoring access of staff and contractors at wind farm sites.

Provide an effective interface between Renewables departments, Energy Trading Partners, Tansmission System Operator (NGT), Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) and others interfaces.

Manage energy output inline with agree targets, forecast expected generation using IT tools available, and imlement instruction from the output management teams.

Front Line Emergency Co-ordination.

Analysis of PCM outputs to promote pre-emptive maintenance.

Utilise a range of standard and bespoke computer application.

Review plant performance and output against agreed KPIs.

Ensure appropriate authorisations and safety paperwork available prior to release of plant.

Monitor weather forecast and agree generation schedules for wind plant to maximise commercial benefits.

Monitor and report on plant performance.

Create and maintain work procedures and other local documentation.

Willingness to work offshore with other team members as required.

Provide back up support for other control locations for business continuity purposes.

Act as an interface with OEM with regards to schedules and unscheduled maintenance activities

Collaborate with the wider Galloper team to ensure planned work activities are carried out with minimal delay.

Person Specification

Demonstrate a flexible approach to work and leadership. Have the ability to lead or be part of a small multi-disciplined team.

Demonstrate good communication skills and cross functional working.

Ability to maintain quality under peak workloads.

Have the capacity to manage a demanding and fluctuating workload.

Demonstrate a good level of numeracy and literacy skills.

Assist other team members as required and promote high quality working within the team.

Work to a high standard with minimal supervision including the secheduling of resources to fulfil a 24 hour working environment

Own and work towards fulfilling an agreed personal development plan and demonstrate a willingness to learn and develop others.

Skills and experience Ideally candidates should have the following skill set (though training will be provided if required):

At least 5 years Supervisory experience in the maintenance and/or operations function in the Wind industry.

Have a strong working knowledge of plant control and monitoring systems.

Good commercial and electricity trading awareness and experience running contracts as a Technical Officer.

Experience as a safety controller (SAP) under ESI safety rules systems.

Have experience of using computerised maintenance management systems.

Have excellent safety and environmental awareness.

Good communications, numeracy and IT skills.

Why work for us As well as a competitive salary and impressive benefits package youll also get the opportunity to really shape the future of our business. Along the way well give you all the support you need to develop your skill set and achieve your long term ambitions.

Salary competitive


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innogy SE is an established European energy company. With its three business segments Grid & Infrastructure, Retail and Renewables, it addresses the requirements of a modern, decarbonised, decentralised and digital energy world. The focus of innogys activities is on offering existing and potential customers innovative and sustainable products and services which enable them to use energy more efficiently and improve their quality of life. The key markets are Germany, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Belgium as well as several countries in Central Eastern and South Eastern Europe, especially the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland. In renewable power generation, the company is also active in other regions, e.g. Spain and Italy. The subsidiary of RWE AG started operations on 1 April 2016. The innogy brand name is a symbiosis of the terms innovation, energy and technology.

Based on the combined financial statements for 2015, the company achieved a revenue of around 46 billion and an EBITDA of 4.5 billion. The company is expected to employ around 40,000 out of a total of around 60,000 employees of the RWE Group once the restructuring process has been completed

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