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The Frylite Group is the leading supplier of vegetable oil and collectors of used cooking oil in Ireland with its Head Office in Strabane Co Tyrone, and depots in Dublin, Cork, Galway, and Coleraine.  Frylite Ltd now wish to recruit a

Organic Food Waste Project Manager

This position will focus on the feasibility of extending the current service to include waste organic food arisings. The successful candidate will undertake an organic (food) waste arisings scoping exercise to include sourcing of feed stock, identifying  potential barriers to the handling and processing of same, source potential funding, environmental permitting and researching the most cost efficient use and destination for this product.

Ultimately you will identify potential “waste to energy” initiatives that Frylite can either design, finance, build and operate (DFBO) or as a contractor supply feedstock to existing operational anaerobic digestion facilities. You will be involved in carrying out the necessary technical and commercial negotiations as well as investigating markets for biogas (electricity, heat, upgrade to biomethane) and also digestate.

The successful candidate must be educated to degree level in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or Environmental Science or equivalent. He/She must also possess a minimum 5 years experience working in waste and have strong knowledge of the technical side of waste management projects including  environmental and quality compliance . Knowledge of feed in tariffs, subsidies and the waste management supply chain would be ideal.

You must also be able to work on own initiative and possess good project management skills to work within a budget and time plan. The ability to communicate effectively and build networks with relevant stakeholders such as Invest NI, Carbon Trust, Local Councils, Department of Agriculture Regional Development and Power NI/ESB will be a key.

An attractive salary package subject to negotiation will be available for the right candidate. If you wish to apply please send your CV to The Human Resources Manager, Orchard Rd Industrial Estate, Orchard Rd, Strabane, Co Tyrone BT82 9FR or email The CLOSING DATE for applications is Friday 5th September 2014. 

Frylite are an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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