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Salary £-Attractive package
Type Permanent
Job Reference J8162
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Shift Manager

Our client, a leading outsourcing company, is looking to recruit a Shift Manager to manage all waste streams produced at their customer’s manufacturing site in the South.

Main duties:

  • Coordinating and planning incoming waste and recycling materials ensuring effective and compliant storage and dispatch
  • Coordination of effective waste collection routing and staff cover
  • Receiving, logging and management of all hazardous, drummed and bulk materials
  • Ensuring day-to-day housekeeping, and site cleanliness, is kept to an auditable standard
  • Complying, and implementation of, Company and site policies and procedures as directed by the site supervisor & client
  • Ensuring the segregation of different waste streams into the appropriate containers to maintain expected recycling and landfill diversion targets
  • Develop strong mentoring relationship with individual(s)
  • Liaise with the site supervisor but also have the ability to talk directly to the customer in a professional manner


  • Customer focused approach
  • Waste management exposure/experience
  • Experience of leading of team
  • Reliable and responsible attitude
  • Able to communicate with client and colleagues.
  • Ability to work as a team player and to demonstrate individual initiative
  • Possession of a fork lift certificate would be an advantage
  • Ability to drive a tug and tow would be an advantage

 Person Specification:

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong customer/ client focused attitude
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to build good working relationships
  • Customer relationship skills
  • Literacy and numeracy skills sufficient for the role and to ensure safe operation in a hazardous environment.
  • Willing and able to work overtime when required including occasional weekend work.
  • Demonstrate a logical and practical approach to tasks.
  • Ability and desire to improve technical competence through additional training
  • Prepared to take on additional responsibilities once suitably qualified or trained
  • Show flexibility in working/shift patterns

 Ref: J8162

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