Assistant Site Operations Manager - Recycling Ref: 9973 Back to Search Results

  • Start Date: asap
  • Location: South West
  • Salary: to c£35K plus benefits

Basic to £35K plus negotiable benefits 

We are seeking an industry experienced Assistant Site Operations Manager on behalf of a successful, growing South West based recycling business.

Reporting to the Site Manager you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of Materials Recycling Facility (MRF), leading a site based team of supervisors and operators.  The site operates 5-days per week and processes general mixed and construction / demolition waste using a combination of automated and manual sorting.  Key priorities will include:

  • Leading and managing the team ensuring the site runs safely and efficiently and that recycling is maximised
  • Planning and organising work and dealing with basic day-to-day HR issues
  • Overseeing the inspection and maintenance of site infrastructure and plant
  • EA and Health & Safety compliance including maintenance of training records
  • Weighbridge work, including associated Gatehouse software

 Candidate Profile: 

  • Candidates must have proven ability to lead and manage people, ideally with previous experience as an operations manager, supervisor, team leader or similar
  • Previous experience in waste management / recycling /process operations is essential e.g. Transfer Station, Composting, MBT, Landfill, Waste Treatment Plant, MRF (Materials Recycling Facility), scrap metal, FM (Facilities Management) contract or similar
  • Knowledge of Waste Permits
  • Good practical IT skills
  • Some mobile fixed plant experience and mechanical aptitude would be desirable
  • Desirable but not essential:  relevant WAMITAB (COTC) and / or IOSH / NEBOSH qualification  

Our client is a successful, expanding recycling and waste management business with in-house collection, processing, and disposal capability.   They have a well-established presence in the Region and strong ambition for future growth.



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