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Energy Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 17095

Our client is looking to hire an Energy Engineer to join their team, on their well-established manufacturing site in Cavan. The purpose of this role is to continuously reduce energy consumption and CO2 generation on their site in Cavan. They are ideally looking for someone who has experience in a similar energy management role, who has gas systems, combustion analysis and schematics experience.


  • Develop and maintain a process to verify that Gas Installations at the site are safe to operate and are compliant with the company, National, Industry best practice and Legal requirements.

  • Develop and maintain on an ongoing basis an “as is” live Map of all direct and indirect energy consumption and CO2 generation activities at the site

  • Develop, maintain and progress the “will be” Roadmap to Carbon Neutral for the site showing milestones and metrics on Energy, CO2 and Investment Costs.

  • Design and implement ongoing improvements in metering, monitoring and reporting to improve the understanding and control of energy and CO2 impact.

  • Design and execute Energy and CO2 forecasting models to assist budgeting and planning.

  • Lead ISO50001 activities and system development.

  • Lead Site Industrial Efficiency pillar

  • Develop and be a key deliverer of site-wide CO2 Awareness and Culture Program

  • Identify and intervene where necessary in Energy and Carbon impacting activities and change management to ensure continuous progress towards the site's Carbon Neutral Ambition.

  • Lead diverse and cross-functional teams in selected delivering critical Carbon neutral projects.

  • Provide Verified and Valid Energy and CO2 Data in the format required to all Internal and External Stakeholders.

  • WCM Continuous Improvement Methodology, ISO50001 Methodology, RS Matrix monitoring Scada Network.

  • Auditing and combustion analysis of Gas Systems to ensure the safety of equipment in maintenance and operation.

  • Definition of short-term operational targets to colleagues and peers to deliver the overarching roadmap.

  • Routine (hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, annually) automated and manual reporting of correct Energy and CO2 data to all internal and external stakeholders against target.

  • Liaison with Regional and Group Technical Experts to identify quantify and prioritise technical opportunities for improvement on the site.

  • Identification and Proposal of Studies and Projects to improve the Energy and CO2 performance of the site.

  • Reporting on progress of all energy improvement activities


  • Must have a Third Level qualification in Science or Engineering discipline.

  • Must have a Certification / qualification in Energy / CO2 management.

  • Project Management qualification and experience is desirable.

  • Must have experience in a similar energy management role

  • Must have Gas Systems, Schematics and combustion analysis experience

  • Demonstrable experience in delivery/participation in formalised Energy / CO2 Improvement Programs.

  • Experience in Energy Measurement, Mapping and Monitoring Technology 

  • Experience in Energy Improvement Technology and techniques, Combustion Efficiency Improvement, Electrical Efficiency Improvements, Systematic Energy Management Improvement Methodologies, ISO50001, Lean, WCM. 

  • Decisive and Data-Driven – naturally seeks to measure, quantify, analyse and calculate in reaching and proposing conclusions

  • Ability to work on own initiative but also in collaboration with other teams, needs to be someone who makes things happen 

  • Resilient – will be the lone subject matter expert on-site


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Mary Mullin