Feedstock Manager ( Graduate)

Requisition ID:  28583

Exeter, GB, EX5 1AF

Exciting Opportunity: Anaerobic Digestion Feedstock Manager in Exeter


 About Engie


ENGIE is a global leader in low-carbon energy supply and services. We have been active in the UK energy market for over 20 years, and our investments in energy infrastructure are focused on energy storage and renewable energy (solar, wind, biogas), whilst supplying energy to organisations of all sizes. We are reshaping the energy future by reconciling economic performance with a positive impact on people and the planet, and we are looking for people who are committed to help turn our vision into reality.


Ixora Energy, a subsidiary of ENGIE, manages multiple anaerobic digestion (AD) facilities throughout the South West region. These facilities supply eco-friendly energy to residences and businesses in the area. We have actively contributed to the advancement of this sector, backing pioneering research initiatives and fostering innovation.


About the role


We are recruiting a Anaerobic Digestion Feedstock Manager based  in our plant known Gorst Energy in Exeter. This is a Permanent role, working  37 hours per week.


 Key Responsibilities

  • Identify feedstock sources and opportunities.
  • Cultivate leads and track them through to completion.
  • Visit new and existing suppliers and develop / maintain relationships.
  • Organise, plan and schedule feedstock deliveries across the portfolio of sites, ensuring they arrive on time and to expected specification.
  • Sourcing feedstock for disaster recovery purposes
  • Feedstock contract management e.g. negotiations/reviews
  • Feedstock sampling and inspection regimes
  • Maintain a testing and monitoring regime on new and existing feedstock lines.
  • Track feedstock usage and expenditure and report back to site managers and directors
  • Compile feedstock performance data and KPI reporting.
  • Perform regular site visits and build strong working relationships with site managers to understand their site processes and requirements.
  • Assist with site audits relating to feedstock
  • Develop and manage a strategy for digestate management and disposal for all sites.
  • Investigate and develop a monetarised disposal route if practicable.
  • Assist with training and understanding for site staff of feedstock usage and quality.



Key Requirements

  • Degree in agriculture or similar
  • Extensive experience in Agriculture
  • Experience in Anaerobic Digestion or a similar industry desirable but not essential
  • Hands on approach
  • Full clean driving license
  • Team Player
  • Negotiations experience desirable.

What benefits we offer?


Bonus Programme

We reward your hard work and dedication with a competitive bonus programme that recognises and values your contributions. Your efforts are appreciated and directly reflected in your financial rewards.


 Life Assurance

We prioritise your peace of mind by offering life assurance coverage. You can feel confident knowing that your loved ones will be protected in the event of the unexpected.


Income Protection

Your financial security matters to us. Our income protection benefits ensure that you have a safety net in place, providing a valuable source of income if you're unable to work due to illness or injury.

 Employer Pension Contribution

We invest in your future by contributing to your pension plan. You can enjoy the confidence and peace of mind that comes with knowing that you're building a solid foundation for your retirement.


Healthcare Cash Plan

Your well-being matters to us, which is why we provide a healthcare cash plan. You'll have access to a range of healthcare benefits, including reimbursement for medical expenses, dental and optical care, and more. Take care of yourself and your family's health without financial worries.



We offer a range of flexible benefits to employees alongside hundreds of retail and lifestyle discounts through myENGIE.


Diverse Employer

ENGIE’s purpose is to accelerate the transition towards a carbon-neutral economy, through reduced energy consumption and more environmentally friendly solutions, and we know that the most successful businesses are the most sustainable ones. Diversity, equity and inclusion is key to sustainability and success and our goal is to attract, engage and retain the best talent, bringing the best thinking to our business from inside and outside of our industry. Our ambition is to make sure everyone at ENGIE feels valued, respected and included. We know that diverse teams have more creativity, imagination, innovation and problem solving capabilities, so we are committed to tackling inequalities and creating a diverse and inclusive business.


Equal Opportunity

We're an equal opportunity employer, which means we'll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and we're committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. During the application process you will be asked to complete an equality questionnaire on a voluntary basis and any data we collect will be treated confidentially and used for evaluation purposes only. This helps us understand our audience so we can make sure we are doing everything we can to attract a diverse range of people and ensure our recruitment processes are fair and inclusive.

Business Unit:  GBU Networks
Division:  Ixora
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Other