Energy/Sustainability Consultant

Company Summary Climate17 is working on behalf of a client who are an established, expanding company that has a strong reputation for delivering solutions which help businesses reduce carbon, energy, and waste.

Alongside its core net zero carbon, energy and waste consulting services, the company has a solid platform for growth based on commercial buildings analytics technology and associated services.

Role Description: This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and driven engineer to join a highly successful, fun, and friendly team.

You'll be working as a Sustainability Engineer to focus on engineering solutions, audits of sites, and helping to decarbonize buildings through a mixture of renewable energy and low-carbon technologies.

This role will be key in bringing down rising energy costs making a difference in the survival and efficiency of a wide range of companies.

Role: Reporting to the Operations Director, the role will require you to originate, manage and deliver technical energy and process efficiency projects in the manufacturing, food, beverage and chemical sectors.

This role will focus on the delivery of the following products and services to these and the wider FMCG sector:
Factory supply chain waste minimisation – the bottom line cost of product losses is frequently a large proportion of overall manufacturing budgets and the subsequent potential cost savings can be too.

We have a tried and tested methodology targeting the minimisation of these.Industry Metrics (InMetriks) – An online industry survey / index to assess energy saving technology maturity and opportunity across different sites and the business sectors.Energy and water minimisation – We have a complete offering of services, technology and supporting monitoring and reporting software.
Primary Responsibilities:
Manage projects and ensure delivery to client on time and within agreed budgetManage and work with other staff and collaborating companies/sub-consultants to ensure progress of projects and timely delivery of agreed outputsProvide technical support to a range of projects across the areas of focus set out belowSupport the business development team to identify new opportunities from ongoing workPrepare and support the preparation of proposals for new projectsGenerate new business through ongoing account management activityProvide progress reports, support and updates to relevant Project Managers, the Operations Director (project delivery) and Business Development Manager (project proposals)
There will be a close working relationship with the company directors and business associates.

Areas of focus:
Engage Industrial & Commercial ClientsComplete Waste, energy & water reduction scoping auditsFormulate ongoing energy management support programmesEngineer practical solutions to industrial problems and opportunitiesPrepare proposals and contract for new businessSupport and Manage ongoing Energy & Water Reduction ProgrammesProvide onsite technical guidance across waste/energy/water consumptionFormulate energy reduction implementation plansImplement or improve a utility Monitoring & Targeting systemSpecify new or replacement sub metersSpecify and integrate data collection systemsImplement management and low level energy reportingCommunicate benefits and drive changeProject Manage and deliver technical surveys includingWaste mapping & process plant capabilityBoiler House, Steam & CHP systemsRefrigeration & Compressed Air systemsHeat Recovery Systems
Performance Expectations: The objectives for the post will be to achieve the following work profile:
Project work 75% of timeBusiness Development 15% of time Overhead 8% of timeTraining & Development 2% of timeValue of Projects Managed £120k per year
Qualifications & Experience Applicants will be qualified to degree level ideally in a technical discipline, such as Mechanical/Chemical/Electrical Engineering, be working towards chartership or already chartered, and have Lean Six Sigma experience (Green belt).

You must have previous experience of working in the FMCG or food & drink manufacturing industry and have a proven record of delivering sustainability, process improvement, or cost efficiency improvements to internal or external customers.

Candidates must also demonstrate, excellent change management, project management & stakeholder management skills and be eligible to work in the UK long term.

Personal Qualities The successful candidate will be highly self-motivated and results oriented with a strong desire to succeed.

This is a key role working as part of a team of professional engineers Travel A reasonable amount of UK travel may be required.

A full UK driving license will be required.

Disclosure and Barring Service : The candidate will require clearance from the DBS (formerly the CRB) throughout England and Wales as required by our clients.

Personal Development:
Strive to continually improve current skills & knowledge within the industry, to remain up-to-date with market progress and new technologyShow a willingness to progress understanding of the process efficiency, energy & climate change industriesShow a willingness to develop skills & experience in order to move onto a wider field of project activity and in time to move on to higher staff grades
  What you can expect  This will be an exciting role with lots of responsibility.

You will learn how all elements of a growing business work, whilst getting hands on experience in a manufacturing and consultancy environment.

You will get regular time with members of the exec team, mentoring, and have structured quarterly reviews to ensure your role is stimulating and your professional development needs are met.

We are advocates of professional qualification, so if you are working towards chartership we will support you in this process.

Required license or certification: Full UK Driving License About Us Climate17 is a purpose-led, international Renewable Energy & Sustainability recruitment firm.

We provide specialist talent acquisition services to organisations seeking to reduce their environmental footprint, as well as those working towards the decarbonisation of the energy sector.

Inclusive Application Process Climate17 is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace.

We believe there is no solution to climate change without people.

We aim to increase diversity across all areas and as such, we are committed to partnering with clients and candidates to create an inclusive and sustainable regenerative world.

We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether they have a disability.

If you require additional support, equipment, or resources to participate in the job application or interview process, please let us know.

  • Location: London,England
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Climate17 Ltd
  • Posted: 24-Apr-2024
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