Landfill Unit Manager

Do you have proven supervisory experience within a production or waste management environment? Are you looking for a new challenge?

At Viridor, we're investing in state-of-the-art recycling facilities, allowing for a wider range of products to be recycled. Our Materials Recycling Facilities (MRFs) are some of the biggest and most advanced of their kind in Europe.

Masons Materials Recycling Facility, near Ipswich has undergone a complete rebuild. This will transform the plant's operations, whilst improving capacity and output quality. Targeting mixed fibre, news and pams, card, mixed plastic, HDPE, PET, steel and aluminium, a significant investment has been made in mechanical recovery equipment, including the introduction of optical sorters. The plant will also feature 11 conveyors, an additional trammel and two more balers to prepare material for its onward recycling and reprocessing journey.

Viridor are proud to be working in partnership with Suffolk County Council and the Suffolk Waste Partnership to ensure that recycling in the area is effective. The investment will also provide an upgrade to the Education Centre, where visitors, including school children, will continue to learn about recycling and how waste can be transformed and put back into the economy as a manufacturing resource.

We are now looking for a Landfill Unit Manager to join our new team,

The Role:

The Landfill Unit Manager will be responsible for the day to day running of an operational landfill site. You will also be responsible for liaison with other departments such as Engineering, Restoration, Aftercare, Commercial and Systems.  You will ensure that site operations complement each other and allow the progressive development of the site in accordance with all legislative requirement and company strategic plans.

Our ideal Landfill Unit Manager:

 *Experience of management of an operational unit to a high level. *Good working knowledge of relevant legislation that relates to the operation of landfill sites. *Good working knowledge of relevant Health and Safety practices and training particularly in risk assessments and safe operating procedures. *Relevant plant and machinery including operation and first line maintenance. *Knowledge of corporate financial systems and capital expenditure management. *Relevant COTC qualification or equivalent., IOSH Managing Safely, IOSH Supervising Safely or equivalent qualification *Full UK driving licence. *Previous experience of managing landfill sites or other waste facilities *Capable of recognising and acting on Risks and Initiatives in the business. *Capable of leading asset management planning and designing and embedding best practice. *Capable of prioritisation and delegation. *Experience of leading and managing business change/transition. *Equivalent of 2 years practical experience of financial management including P&L and inventory and relevant finance systems.

Rewards and Benefits:

In return for your hard work as our Landfill Unit Manager, we can offer a Competitive salary plus excellent benefits, including pension, optional healthcare and a range of flexible benefits. 

Viridor are proud to be working in partnership with Suffolk County Council and the Suffolk Waste Partnership to ensure that recycling in the area is effective. The investment will also provide an upgrade to the Education Centre, where visitors, including school children, will continue to learn about recycling and how waste can be transformed and put back into the economy as a manufacturing resource.

If you want to work within a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, click apply.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

Closing Date:
01/11/2019

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