Glass Feedstock and Trading Manager

South East
Industry Sector:
Renewable Energy jobs, Waste Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Environment Jobs, Recycling Jobs, Renewable Jobs, Waste Management Jobs, Waste to Energy Jobs, Energy Jobs
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Manufacturing, Product Development, Sales/Business Development, Supply Chain
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Do you have proven commercial procurement experience coupled with excellent knowledge of the recycling industry?

Viridor is one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies. Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor puts waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy. This is an exciting time to work at Viridor. We are at the forefront of the UK's green economy and we use smart people and technology to deliver our vision, bringing people together to give the world's resources new life.

We are now looking to recruit a Glass Feedstock and Trading Manager to join our team based in Rochester.

The Role:

As part of the Viridor Resource Management (VRM) Trading Team, the Glass Feedstock and Trading Manager shall be responsible for leading the glass trading team and be responsible for the glass trading Profit and Loss (P&L). Your responsibilities include but are not limited to, the on-going development and oversight of the glass feedstock strategy, management of incoming Council contracts across the UK, as well as ensuring Viridor's Glass Reprocessing Facilities (GRFs) have sufficient levels of quality input material.

The Glass Feedstock and Trading Manager will ensure the safe and complaint national and international marketing of all glass outputs from Viridor's GRFs and MRFs maximising revenue. This role includes the effective management of the Glass Commercial Manager(s) within the glass trading team; motivating, training and developing the team to meet core objectives and against Viridor's core vision & values – ‘Trusted', ‘Responsible', ‘Collaborative' and ‘Progressive'.

Our ideal Glass Feedstock and Trading Manager:

 *Detailed knowledge of all grades of recyclable materials types (but especially glass and aggregates), their end uses, and market purchase and sale values. *Have and maintain at all times a good understanding of the supply and demand cycles and market influence factors, competitors and trade prices of all materials *Commercial procurement experience within the recycling industry or experience in any competitive procurement environment *Strong commercially astute negotiator. *Well organised, logical and creative thinker. *Self-motivated with the ability to work to targets and deadlines. *Strong leader able to motivate and effectively manage a team.

Rewards and Benefits:

We are offering the successful Glass Feedstock and Trading Manager a competitive salary, plus company car and a package including, contributory pension scheme, optional healthcare scheme and a range of flexible benefits. 

If you want to work within in 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.

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