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Site Operations Manager
About The Opportunity :


£60,000 – £75,000WakefieldPermanent40 hours per week

Togetherness is one of our values here at Renewi and this role certainly encompasses that. We have a close-knit operational team, so a passionate leader with a real drive for team development and environmental and safety excellence goes a long way.

The key to being successful in the role of Site Operations Manager is having extensive experience in a process/manufacturing/engineering setting to ensure the team can be supported in investigating new ways to measure and improve production processes on site. With the ability to provide hierarchical management for the execution of the activities on site and is responsible for the operational administrative processes on site.

As a key member of the Senior Leadership Team, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of plant operation and maintenance. Ensuring optimum levels of performance are achieved and sustained in accordance with license obligations, and the group wide SHEQ strategy. You will have full operational responsibility for the facility including the Residual Waste Treatment Facility (MSW MRF, Autoclave, organic pre-treatment, Anaerobic Digestion and effluent treatment plant), In Vessel Composing and Material Recycling Facility.

benefits of this role

  • A competitive salary.
  • Management Bonus scheme up to 15% of basic salary (performance related)
  • Enhanced employer contribution pension plan 
  • 33 days’ annual leave entitlement (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Access to our Sharesave scheme – Your chance to own shares in the business you work so hard for 
  • Opportunities for career development, we have a history of promoting from within
  • Access to Renewi wellbeing and reward platform from Day 1 
  • Varying job in an international, dynamic organization in which you can continue to develop yourself and with freedom for own input that is taken into account.
Your key responsibilities
  • Responsible for ensuring safety standards are constantly improved and full compliance is achieved with both internal and external bodies (HSE & EA)
  • Manage the actions identified through internal and external audits [including SHE monthly inspections and BSI 9001 / 14001 / 18001 audits] are completed in a timely manner
  • Improving site processes to enhance performance using innovative and analytical techniques such as Continuous Improvement and KPI management
  • The management and leadership of site managers and supervisors, including the oversight of staff training and associated plant administration
  • Determine production levels with the Contract Director and Controller
  • Arrange or facilitate site tours for key stakeholders, employees, suppliers and customers
  • Manage the key messages and requirements from the site permit, ensure that they are distilled and relayed down through the business
  • Prepare facility budgets in line with company guidelines and the requirements. Variances to budget should be discussed and agreed through a monthly reforecasting process
  • Manage the actions identified through your P&L review. Ensure that facility managers have the support to close out identified actions
What we're looking for :
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience of working in a process/manufacturing/engineering environment
  • Demonstrable experience of driving and improving process changes, resulting in greater efficiencies and financial performance
  • Experience of P&L management
  • Experience of production and the use of KPIs to manage the Contract
  • Confident self-starter with ambition to drive the operations forward whilst having close involvement with the financial impact of changes to operating standards
  • Ability to remain calm and level headed is essential
  • COTC in treatment/transfer is desirable
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5th February 2024