Do you want to be part of the start-up of a new biomass power plant at Ichihara, Chiba, Japan? Are you ready to take part in recruiting the personnel and preparing the power plant for operation? Do you have substantial knowledge and experience in operation, maintenance and management of a fluid bed fired power plant? We are looking for an experienced manager to start in the first quarter of 2019.
Hiring personnel and coordinating project management
As Plant Manager at the 50MWe Ichihara power plant, you report directly to the Danish based Management of the operating company BWSC Japan Ltd. and you will be coordinating with the Project Manager at BWSC’s headquarter in Denmark. On site, you are initially responsible for hiring the 20 - 25 people who will operate and maintain the plant. Furthermore, it will be your responsibility to:
- ensure optimisation of production and production planning
- manage operations, maintenance, administration, economy, personnel matters, and local relations
- coordinate fuel reception, plans, budgets, reports and the implementation of safety and environmental guidelines.
We look to you to ensure that the power plant operates in the safest and most cost-effective manner, maximising profit while taking into account the lifetime of the plant and the operation period. Likewise, you are responsible for optimising the production and planning in order for the facility to be operated in an economical, safe, and reliable way, meeting load demands and contractual obligations concerning availability.
Solid profile with intercultural understanding
You have a strong technical education e.g. as a Mechanical, Electrical or Marine Engineer, preferably combined with a commercial background. You have worked at least 10 years in the Power Industry in a managerial role, preferably with experience from fluid bed fired power plants. You work seamlessly with MS Office and/or similar software, and you have experience with finance and accounting, as well as reporting on management level. Business language will be English – knowledge of Japanese will be an advantage.
You are experienced with safety legislation and environmental permits, and with ISO9001/14001/45001 and their application. As an experienced people manager, you rely on your natural impact, flexibility and cooperative disposition when establishing a brand new organisation. You are self-motivated and enjoy handling a variety of tasks in an ever-changing setting, always looking to ensure long-term success.
A unique job in an international atmosphere and an attractive salary package. In case of expatriate posting package will include accommodation and travel allowance for the Plant Manager and family.
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BWSC Japan Ltd. is owned by BWSC of Denmark.
BWSC is an engineering and entrepreneurial company owned by Mitsui E&S Co. Ltd. (MES), Japan. BWSC are a project-oriented organization specialised in sales, design, construction, and test & commissioning of turnkey power plants and energy systems, including retrofitting, technical services, utility management and operation & maintenance. Likewise, we act as investors in power plant projects as well as supplying complete biomass boiler solutions and boiler service and we have ambitious goals for both biomass and diesel power plants.We have 700 dedicated employees, of which 450 work at our headquarters in Allerød, Denmark. Currently, we are constructing power plants in Faroe Islands, United Kingdom and a number of West African countries. Furthermore, we service and operate power plants in i.e. United Kingdom, Panama, Kenya, Sri Lanka and several islands in the Caribbean.
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