Operations Manager - Yate

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.
Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Dates that interviews will take place
W/C 26th November 2018
From £40,971 + Car/Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Summary of vacancy

Experienced Operations Manager?

Then you can help create a greener UK. A greener, more environmentally-friendly UK is possible and we’re making it happen.

As an Operations Manager at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, based in South Gloucestershire, you’ll be contributing to an ever growing established company that’s helping customers reduce their impact on the environment, conserve natural resources and reduce landfill.

What will I be doing?

  • Reporting to the Regional Manager, the Operations Manager, will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the South Gloucestershire PFI Contract.
  • They will work closely with the onsite operational teams.
  • Responsible for material sourcing and logistics in order to deliver a successful business over a geographical area.

Key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Managing a multi-site waste processing operation.
  • Maximize profits and deliver financial results within a challenging budget by constantly reviewing current standards and practices and implement changes to improve the standard of delivery
  • Providing excellent service to our customers.
  • This will also involve working with the Business Transformation Managers to develop and implement LEAN manufacturing principles.

What are the requirements?

  • Applicants must be highly motivated and have extensive experience of managing a multi-site processing operation - ideally with waste industry knowledge.
  • A good financial understanding of P&L accounts will be needed to be able to identify cost savings balanced against service standards for all sites and services provided.
  • Must have a good understanding of current legislation.
  • Working as part of a small management team, the ability to lead and develop a diverse team of Managers, Supervisors and site staff with different skills and experience will also be required.
  • Desirable qualification are COTC level 4 transfer, treatment, NEBOSH and good IT skills.

Our approach

With over 6,000 members of staff working across a whole range of business areas, our people are the company’s greatest asset and we are proud to be an Investor in People.

In 2018 we were awarded by Best companies as one of the top 25 companies in the UK for employee engagement.

As well as our competitive salaries and benefit packages we are able to offer long-term career development within a friendly and supportive environment.

With our collaborative engaging culture, our employees join us and grow with us.

We believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. We also expect our people to be enthusiastic and responsible.

We understand that the richness of the diversity of our employee’s experiences enables us to harness more creativity, innovation and opportunities.

If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.

Join us and be part of the Resource Revolution.

SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK is an equal opportunities employer.

To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV.

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This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.