Operations Manager – Waste Management

Operations Manager – Waste Management


We have a very exciting role within the Waste Management industry for an operations manager based in Walsall. A reputable Waste Management company who has acquired a lot of companies even during the tough times of the pandemic! They are financially stable and have massive growth plans that you can be a part of! They have been around for years and have a fabulous working environment. £45k + Car Allowance or Company Car.

This will be the Management of a busy transfer station, across 3 shifts with a growth expectation. You will be managing around 45 people, so management experience is essential. You will be working Monday-Friday & no working from home as you will be on site!

* Experience of working in the Hazardous
* Waste Sector 5 Years +
* Management of large and complex teams
* Management of employees.

Main Duties:

– Oversee profit and loss responsibility for Brownhills and Dudley facilities.
– Establish and maintain an effective management structure for safe, compliant, and efficient operations.
– Develop and manage training matrices for operational staff, ensuring alignment with the group management system.
– Proactively monitor and report key performance indicators related to safety, compliance, and profitability.
– Establish and manage effective site communication to support operational and commercial activities.
– Maintain relevant KPIs to assess site performance in health and safety, compliance, and profit.
– Ensure proper maintenance of the site and equipment, including statutory checks and reviews.
– Mentor and develop key leaders through personal development plans.
– Verify supervisors’ completion of pre-use checks for fixed and mobile plant equipment.
– Conduct and oversee various site inspections, including fire marshal checks and emergency lighting checks.
– Induct and oversee contractors, ensuring compliance with the permit-to-work system.
– Regularly update and fulfil training requirements, including P.A.S.S and first aid.


– Collaborate with Commercial and Technical Teams, providing operational feedback on inputs and waste streams.
– Assist in scheduling waste consignments for optimal site capacity utilization.
– Coordinate with the Logistics Team to minimize tipping times and maximize vehicle efficiency.
– Direct Shift Supervisors for effective handovers and tipping sheet completion.
– Manage staffing on all shifts, including handling holiday requests.
– Ensure proper waste segregation and storage bay safety in line with regulations.
– Collaborate with the QHSE Team to review and update Risk Assessments and Procedures.
– Optimize storage bay capacity through regular briefings with Shift Supervisors.
– Support Customer Service Team in timely invoicing and addressing non-conformances.
– Enforce high housekeeping standards and direct resources for necessary activities during shifts.
– Perform HR duties, including check-ins, back-to-work meetings, and disciplinary investigations.
– Foster a positive Health and Safety environment, reporting near misses and addressing concerns promptly.
– Assist Senior Management by compiling relevant KPIs for sites.

If you feel you have the experience, get in touch! 01628 600785 nayha.ahmad@mandeville-sales.co.uk

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