Project Engineering Manager – Northampton based/hybrid role with UK travel

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Join the UK’s leading renewable energy generator of low carbon power from captured landfill and mineral methane. Infinis generates most of its electricity by capturing thousands of tonnes of methane from landfill sites and uses that resource to generate low carbon electricity.

We are making significant progress in diversifying our portfolio of flexible and renewable generation sites with solar and battery storage operations and we are committed to the delivery of a low carbon future and supporting the UK’s journey to net zero.

About the role

As a Project Engineering Manager you will be at the forefront of technical delivery and identifying new technologies that will help Infinis to grow and diversify our existing portfolio and to generate new revenue streams from our existing sites.

You will lead the project and engineering activities from inception, design and execution whilst meeting challenging obstacles, including timescale and budget constraints.

You will be visible on-site, focused on project execution and technology development. You will also maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

If you have a strong engineering background and experience managing multiple high-profile projects and can conduct technical analysis and feasibility studies, this could be an ideal opportunity for you to build your career with a successful and growing company.

Job outline

  • Act as lead on complex and non-routine projects, ensuring an appropriate level of upfront diligence is applied
  • Lead on operational optimisation and the advancement of new technologies covering concept evaluation, feasibility studies, if successful taking through to a pilot project
  • Engage with technology suppliers and users to develop opportunities
  • Work with the Project Development and Operations teams to identify and support the base business in optimisation opportunities and manage routine projects
  • Ensure scoping of projects takes a lean approach and appropriate challenge is maintained
  • Work closely with the Programme Manager to develop project pipelines with a minimum 12-month view being maintained
  • Maintain effective communication with all external stakeholders and the project team, and prepare and present progress reports to senior management team
  • Consult with relevant stakeholders to ensure that standards are clear, and progress is maintained
  • Be accountable for all progress and successful execution of project(s) within predetermined time frames, whilst achieving the quality, performance, and financial measures.

Is this job for you?

  • You are degree, HND/HNC qualified, or equivalent, in an Engineering discipline
  • You have relevant experience in the power generation industry or an industrial engineering sector
  • You have project engineering/management experience with a strong technical background
  • You can work with codes of practice and national and international standards
  • You are a strong communicator, self-motivated with a positive attitude, with the ability to work on multiple high-profile projects at once
  • You are delivery focussed, can think logically and critically
  • You have a desire and enthusiasm for learning
  • Full UK driving licence with flexibility to travel.


  • Competitive salary, generous car allowance plus bonus – target up to 25%
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme with 6% employer contribution
  • Green benefits offering a discount on domestic solar panels & EV car charging points
  • Employee Assist Programme, including an app which enables virtual appointments with GP's and mental health counsellors.

Why Infinis?

Our company vision is simple, but very powerful. We are focused on generating a low carbon future. That’s all about making the most of clean, emission-free generating technology, and reducing any indirect emissions that come from our supply chain.

At Infinis, we believe that success is achieved through a culture of passion and engagement. We aim to reduce inequalities, foster diversity, and inclusion in our workforce, and give back to our communities.

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