Operations Manager

Tailored Recruitment Consultancy Limited
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Tailored Recruitment Consultancy are working with a national waste management organisation to recruit an Operations Manager for its site in Birmingham

The successful candidate will manage the day to day operations of the treatment plant and transfer station. Whilst giving the highest priority to Safety, Health and Environmental goals you will analyse and improve operational efficiencies maximise financial performance, develop and deliver customer service excellence for external and internal clients, develop the potential of Wednesbury treatment plant and transfer station with market driven innovation and manage the performance and development of personnel. All demonstrated through the site KPIs. Essential to meeting these targets will be cooperation and coordination with the Site Manager and the Process and Compliance Manager whilst promoting a proactive culture within the Chemical Treatment team.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Visually lead, develop and improve the health, safety and environmental culture (reducing incidents and increasing reporting).

  • To drive operational excellence of the site in compliance with its permit, licence, discharge consent and any other legal requirements

  • Deliver customer service excellence through reviewing and deciding on treatment methods and booking dates for pre-sampled waste into the treatment plant and packaged goods enquiries into the transfer station in line with KPIs

  • Control of costs

  • Manage human resource to maximise performance

Person Specificati

  • COTC Level 4 in managing hazardous treatment and transfer operartions (Essential or nearly completed)
  • GCSE or equivalent in Mathematics and English Language
  • IOSH Managing safely (essential)
  • Degree in Chemical related science or engineering (desirable)

Technical Knowledge

  • Hazardous waste legislation (essential)
  • Have a working understanding of ISO 9001, 14001 & 18001
  • Physico-chemical treatment processing (desirable)
  • Site permitting (desirable)

The job holder must be able to lead, coach, inspire, support and motivate their team of ~14 people, and always be working towards being the best. Excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal, organisational and delegation skills are required.

The organisation offer a superb benefits package and career progression