Deputy Head, Energy-from-Waste Plant (Based in Jurong Island)

Lead operations and maintenance at SEMBCORP ENVIRONMENT PTE. LTD. in Singapore.

Sembcorp Industries
Sembcorp Industries
Singapore  UTC+08:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   USD 9k–12k   4 days ago

Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) is a leading energy and urban solutions provider, led by its purpose to drive energy transition.

Headquartered in Singapore, Sembcorp delivers sustainable solutions to support energy transition and urban development by leveraging its sector expertise and global track record.

Sembcorp has a balanced energy portfolio of 21.2GW, with 14.4GW of gross renewable energy capacity across 10 countries*.

Its urban development projects span over 14,000 hectares across Asia and have generated over 377,000 employment opportunities and attracted close to US$50 billion of investment capital.

Sembcorp is listed on the main board of the Singapore Exchange. It is a constituent stock of FTSE Russell Index, MSCI Singapore Index, Straits Times Index as well as sustainability indices including FTSE4Good Index, iEdge SG ESG indices and several MSCI ESG indices.

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Purpose and Scope

Reporting to the Head of Energy-from-Waste Plant, this role will act as Deputy Head and be responsible for all plant activities, providing leadership and guidance in operations and maintenance of the plant.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for key decision making in all plant activities considering both operation & maintenance requirements and considering the commercial needs, regulatory requirements, and contractual obligations, to maximise the profitability of the company.
  • Maintaining and improving plant capability, reliability, and efficiency through cost effective engineering solutions.
  • To review, endorse and implement annual budget for the plant and O&M; reviews staffing, equipment, and supply needs based upon recent trends and planned activities; monitors expenditures after budget adoption; approves purchase requisitions and purchase orders.
  • Provide leadership along with daily oversight, direction, and guidance to operations and maintenance of the plant.
  • Ensuring all system defects are identified, responded to, rectified, and recorded as required.
  • Ensuring the plant is maintained to meet performance requirements and in accordance with short, medium and long-term O&M and Asset management plans.
  • Optimise staffing resources to match the operational requirements; and manage the staffing levels considering their absence.
  • Liaising with key external parties (e.g. PSO, EMA, SCDF, NEA) in relation to asset operation and maintenance.
  • Providing timely, accurate and informative reports on plant operations and maintenance.
  • Ensuring effective management and security of on-site technical records, OEM documentation, quality management documents and other records as required.
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory provisions, including health, safety, and environment requirements. Embed a safety and sustainability culture within the Plant.
  • Ensuring that the plant is adequately stocked with materials and tools for the O&M function.
  • Ensuring that all procurement activities are conducted in accordance with the Company’s regulations.
  • Manage the development and implementation of the approved budget for the Department.
  • Work in partnership with the other teams in the Market to support new projects and upgrades to improve the availability, reliability and efficiency of the plan and maximize margins for the Company.

Qualification, Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Engineering or any other relevant fields
  • At least more than 12 years of relevant experience in the Energy, Utilities industry, with at least 10 years in a leadership role for a Plant Operations and Maintenance Department.
  • Possesses good management and leadership quality
  • Self-motivated and independent
  • Strong analytical and communication skills

At Sembcorp, our shared corporate behaviours underpin all the work that we do in building a sustainable future:

  • Institution-first Mindset – Put the interest of the Group ahead of individual interests.
  • Collaboration – Deliver through collaborating across markets, businesses and functions.
  • Accountability – Hold team and self accountable to deliver on our commitments.

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About the role

Jul 09, 2024

Full Time


Jan 01, 2025


USD 9k–12k

Sembcorp Industries

More than 12 years


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