Biomass Fuel Operative

Stowmarket, IP14 2AG


Here at AMP, we are committed to supporting the energy transition by funding, developing, and delivering flexible energy solutions and helping businesses decarbonise.  

Our mission is to create a smarter energy future. We are relentless in our focus on tackling the central challenge of our age – the energy transition.

The size and scale of the challenge means we must continually grow our team, bring in new ideas and new approaches and be ready to push the boundaries. At every level, we are looking for bold, ambitious, bright, and collaborative people that share our commitment to making a difference. 

About the Opportunity

We have a new opportunity for a Biomass Fuel Operative to join our growing Industrial Biomass Team based at our site in Stowmarket.

Interested? If you are passionate and driven and enjoy making a difference – AMP can offer you the challenge and opportunity you’re looking for.

The role will involve

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operating a Tele-handler to carry out loading/mixing of the fuel
  • Safely operating vehicles to transport goods and materials to designated locations
  • Loading and unloading using appropriate equipment and techniques
  • Performing routine maintenance and inspections on vehicles/telehandler to ensure they are in proper working order
  • Ensuring optimal and continuous operation of the fuel system
  • Reporting any predicted issues with fuel at its earliest stage to the Site Manager
  • Weigh-in fuel deliveries via the weighbridge
  • To sample and test fuel in line with AMP procedures to keep within standards
  • Creating and entering properly documented records of fuel testing/samples
  • Ensuring accurate and detailed report and record keeping of fuel supply, maintenance, testing, and HSEQ incidents; risk assessments and auditing, via our online HSEQ and service management systems
  • Adhering to all traffic laws and regulations while operating company vehicles
  • Contributing to achieving HSEQ compliance and maintaining high standards on site, escalating any serious issues or HSEQ concerns to the Site Supervisors
  • Liaising on site with the client’s engineering and maintenance teams, maintaining excellent levels of communication

What we are looking for

Experienced working within a heat and steam generating plant, including boiler fuel feed systems & ash removal systems our successful candidate will also demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Telehandler Licence (RTITB)
  • CPCS/ CSCS Card
  • A full UK Driving Licence
  • Weighbridge experience
  • Tele-hander operation experience and ticket
  • Sound Knowledge of Renewable Energy plant processes & all associated Waste / Power Generation machinery (Heavy Machinery / Heavy Equipment / HV MW)
  • Knowledge of large heating network systems, Biomass/ biomass fuel systems
  • Excellent awareness and understanding of health and safety requirements
  • Strong time management skills to effectively meet deadlines
  • Flexible, committed and determined to ensure high operational and HSEQ performance across the biomass asset for 24/7 energy demand

What we will offer in return

We’ve built a culture founded on honesty, working hard, and enjoying ourselves.  And we have created a workplace where everyone feels more connected, heard, and valued.  You’ll receive, ongoing training and development, be encouraged to work towards relevant accreditations and be able to map out a clear journey of progression within your role. Our employee benefits include:

  • 26 days annual leave entitlement plus 8 days for public holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Employer pension contribution
  • Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Access to advice, counselling, and support
  • Access to GP services
  • Wellbeing tools and resources
  • Shopping and lifestyle discounts
  • Discounted gym membership

Additional information

  • Location: AMP, Muntons, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 2AG
  • Competitive salary to be discussed at interview
  • Hours of work: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8am-5pm
  • Site Based
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • The role will require a significant amount of manual handling, physical activity and at times this role will involve working within dusty environments.
  • PPE will be provided

To apply, please complete the form below

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In line with our commitment to safety and integrity, roles at AMP may require a DBS check as part of our safer recruitment process. We also verify qualifications and eligibility to work in the UK, ensuring a secure and equitable hiring journey.

Equal Opportunities

AMP is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, cultures, and abilities, striving to create an environment where everyone feels valued and heard. If you require reasonable adjustments due to a disability or long-term health condition during the application or onboarding process, please contact us at We’re here to support your journey.