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Production Manager

Posted 6 March by Ruth Wagstaff Recruitment Easy Apply Featured Ended


Seeking an experienced Production Manager / Operations Manager to join a Recycling and Resource Management company in Nottinghamshire in an exciting role with growth and progression opportunities.

This leading Recycling and Resource Management company with a large waste collection and recycling operation are looking for an experienced Production Manager / Operations Manager who can take the operational side of the business forward with their strategic ideas and experience. You ideally will bring your experience from the Waste and Recycling industry or heavy manufacturing / process industries.

As Operations Manager you will manage all aspects of the bulk and heavy material recycling side of the business and demonstrate strong leadership and direction. You will also be tasked with ensuring that customer service levels are exceeded and also drive for world class levels of Operational Plant Efficiency.  

Role and Responsibilities of Operations Manager

  • Strong ‘shop floor’ team management experience
  • Experience of managing department budgets and reporting on Profit and Loss accounts
  • Compile and execute strategic plans to improve performance, profitability and growth
  • Strong leadership towards health and safety  
  • Promote world class levels of customer care, service and responsiveness
  • To be the focal point for large-scale customer care and development
  • Ensure the delivery of all relevant business KPI’s and monthly reports
  • Lead, motivate and develop  team by identifying and providing training
  • Ensure compliance with Environment Agency, Planning, statutory permits and legislation
  • Participate in CI / Lean initiatives

Required experience / skills:

  • Experience of managing a department / business with a turnover in excess of £5m
  • Experience of managing teams of c40+ team members
  • Continuous Improvement, 5S or Lean Manufacturing experience
  • Customer relationship management skills
  • Knowledge of waste regulations
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Flexible approach to working
  • Self-confident, enthusiastic and resilient


  • 6 Sigma trained

If you are an experienced Operations Manager looking for a new role in the Waste Recycling industry please email your CV to Steve Lapham

Wagstaff Recruitment offers a dedicated and individual recruitment service for professional candidates seeking new opportunities within the manufacturing industry, please visit our website to view current opportunities and review testimonials on our service.

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