Production Manager

Production Manager

  • Position
    Production Manager
    Dublin 11, Dublin, Ireland
  • Category
    Energy Generation and Distribution Industry
  • Organisation
    Energia Generation
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  • Location
    Dublin 11
  • Country
    Dublin, Ireland
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  • Type of Position
  • Education Requirement
  • Experience Requirement
    5-10 years
  • Professional Title Requirement
  • Accreditation Requirement
  • Membership Requirement
    Does not matter
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The role of Production Manager undertakes the management of the power station operations through leading a multi-disciplinary team to ensure the safe and efficient delivery of both generation and commercial targets.  The successful candidate will bring extensive experience as a production/operations technician in the power or process industry. The Production Manager will manage a shift team dedicated to the production of electricity and first line maintenance consistent with the commercial needs of the business.  Being able to demonstrate passion, self-assurance, integrity and trouble shooting skills are core elements of this challenging role.

 Main Duties:

  • Manage the safe, reliable and efficient operation and maintenance of all CCGT plant and associated equipment including the reporting and logging of key events and issues.
  • Lead, motivate and continually develop a high performing technical team to ensure all individual and team objectives are met.
  • Develop, update and maintain all site safety, environmental and emergency procedures and ensure compliance of each within the shift team.
  • Manage plant safety rules including identification of requirements to make plant equipment safe as well as prepare, issue, cancel safety documentation as required.
  • To start-up, shut down, sustain and re-configure combined cycle gas turbine plant and associated equipment.
  • Define operational requirements for steady state and plant testing as well as de-commissioning and re-commissioning.
  • Monitor, diagnose and rectify operational problems and demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot complex plant problems.
  • Develop detailed technical and/or managerial reports, procedures, instructions for both internal and external communication.
  • Manage and perform key tasks in the event of specific site incidents, such as: fire, accident, first aid incident, chemical spill, oil spillage, etc.
  • Manage day-to-day communication between Energia Generation and all associated parties to comply with regulations and procedures.
  • Carry out within day gas trading activities to ensure the plants electricity dispatch position is aligned with transmission system operator instructions for generated and reactive power and other DS3 services.  
  • Assume responsibility in the absence of Senior Management., including the ability to chair Energia Generation meetings as required.
  • Assist with Plant and Group projects as required.
  • Keep up to date with best practice standards and processes within the industry.

Essential Criteria:

  • Extensive experience in the role of production/operations technician in the power industry.
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot plant faults including mechanical, automation, electrical, control and process chemistry.
  • Proven ability to start-up, shut down, sustain and re-configure process plant.
  • Experience of drafting technical and/or managerial reports, procedures and instructions for both internal and external communication.
  • Ability to lead, manage and develop a team.

 Desirable Criteria:

  • Safety authorisation such as Senior Authorised Person.

Competencies Required in this Role:

  • Judgement/Decision Making
  • Manages Relationships
  • Strategic Approach
  • Drive for Results

​Additional Requirements:      

The job requires a considerable degree of commitment, flexibility and adaptability on the part of the job holders to meet quality standards and work deadlines. The individual must have a forward thinking approach and be able to work independently.  This role involves working unsociable hours on a 24/7 shift pattern over a full year.

How to Apply / Contact

To apply

Please email your CV to to be considered for this role.  The email should include the reference  “Production Manager Huntstown” in the subject header. 

All correspondence will be communicated via email.  A reserve list may be held for 6 months in which you will be placed if you are suitable for the role. 

The closing date for applications is 28 November 2019.

Energia Group is an equal opportunities employer.