Operational Controller

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BayWa r.e. is the home for change makers. We r.e.think energy – how it is produced, stored and can be best used to enable the global renewable energy transition that is essential to the future of our planet.  At BayWa r.e. we effect change globally. With locations in 30 countries, we have over 4,500 people already working across the world, collaborating with local businesses to proactively shape the future of the energy sector.
BayWa r.e. Operation Services Limited offers comprehensive operations and maintenance services to solar energy plants and wind plants across the UK and Ireland. We utilise our international experience as well as the expert knowledge of our local teams to deliver centralised, state-of-the-art data management and monitoring. Our commitment is to deliver our services by setting industry standards and constantly innovating to improve the value we add for our customers.

About the role
Are you ready to be part of a dynamic team shaping the future of renewable energy? We're offering an exciting opportunity for an Operational Controller to join and help lead our Renewables Control Centre. In this pivotal role, you'll ensure the safe and efficient operation of renewable assets on a global scale. Your responsibilities will include overseeing site access control, monitored handovers of plants, real-time performance tracking, safety compliance, and remote monitoring using operation management software for both Wind and Solar PV technology. If you're detail-oriented, have strong analytical and communication skills, and thrive in a dynamic work environment, we encourage you to be a vital part of our team.

What You Will Do

Plant Monitoring and Operational Control:
  • Facilitate controlled visitor access to sites, ensuring effective and transparent communication.
  • Monitor renewable assets through cutting-edge SCADA systems and our operational management software, promptly addressing alarms and faults.
  • Maintain up-to-date work control records and comprehensive plant life history records.
  • Play a crucial role in day-to-day work, ensuring the safe release of plants under the appropriate safe system of work.
  • Foster clear and efficient communication with O&M Contractors, customers, and external partners.
Safety, Health, Environment, and Quality:
  • Act as a central point of contact for health and safety-related incidents, swiftly escalating and reporting when necessary.
  • Keep a vigilant eye on weather forecasts, issuing timely alerts when needed to ensure safety.
  • Be a driving force in continuous improvement, contributing to the evolution and enhancement of our Control Centre services and processes to shape the future of renewable energy.

What You Bring

  • Experience of working in a Control Centre environment or working with SCADA systems within power generation
  • Knowledge of Wind Turbine safety rules and safe systems of work
  • Fully IT literate
  • The ability to work with multiple systems and processes.
  • The ability to remain calm and apply logical and structured thinking and actions in high pressure situations.
  • A strong team player with excellent collaboration skills, who can effectively work with colleagues to achieve common goals and promote a positive work environment.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and commitment to safety and quality.

What We Are Ready To Offer You

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance Cover
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Yearly Team Away Days
  • Flexible Working Environment
  • Yearly Discretionary Performance Bonus Scheme
  • Excellent Company Culture
  • Mental Health First Aid support
  • Employee Assistance Programme which provides all employees with 24/7 access to telephone and online counselling
  • Access to an online benefits portal which includes travel and shopping discounts, healthy living advice & a financial well-being resource bank
  • Cycle 2 Work Scheme
  • Hybrid Working 
  • Right to work in the UK

Is This Role The Right Fit For You?

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion matter to us  
At BayWa r.e. we cherish the diversity of our people and are dedicated to providing an inclusive environment of mutual respect. We aim to create equal opportunities for all applicants and colleagues.     
We welcome everyone and do not discriminate based on origin, religion, social, cultural, or ethnic background, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.


We look forward to your application! 

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us at hr.uk@baywa-re.co.uk

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