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Trainee Operations Manager

Posted 20 October by ACE Recruitment (UK) Ltd Ended

Role: Trainee Operations Manager

Salary: 32K

Location: Manchester

Ref: AJ0723

About Us
At Ace Recruitment we specialise in the Waste Management and Recycling Sector. We offer bespoke waste management recruitment solutions and provide an excellent service for our candidates. Ace Recruitment offers a range of Waste management jobs and positions all the way up to Director level, not only for permanent positions but also for temporary waste management and contract jobs too.

The Client

An International Waste and Resource Management Company.

Purpose and Responsibilities

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Trainee Operations Manager with our client, a leading international waste and resource management company. Our client is looking for an experienced Shift Supervisor ready to take the next step in their career. The position will involve on and off the job relevant training in order to perform managerial duties effectively and safely.

What this position Includes:

  • Working in a range of areas within the depot to better understand its functions.
  • Supporting and taking responsibility of operational management within the site.
  • Ensuring the depot is operating within all relevant laws, licences and company policy.
  • Ensuring compliance by staff and visitors of all health, safety and environmental procedures and policies.
  • Project management – overseeing machine installations and civil construction projects.
  • Working with the Finance team to set budgets.
  • Assisting in the management of profit and loss to achieve targets.
  • Planning staff deployment, rotas and annual leave.
  • Assisting in disciplinary procedures with HR support.
  • Interviewing, inducting new starters, developing and monitoring staff objectives, training and progress.

Person Specification

You’ll also have:

  • Experience in one of the following industries; transport, waste, aggregates, recycling, construction, environmental or depot/yard environments.
  • Previous leadership experience.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to prioritise workloads and work to deadlines.
  • Flexible to meet business priorities, remaining calm under pressure.
  • Organised, safety conscious, physically fit and motivated.
  • Awareness of how to operate safely and effectively in a large industrial environment.
  • Willingness to learn and undertake training.
  • Comfortable working outside.
  • Availability to work Saturday mornings.

Required experience:

  • Waste Management/Transport/Recycling/Aggregate Industry Experience: 2 years minimum
  • Previous Managerial/Supervisor Experience: 2 Years Minimum

Required licence or certification:

  • A full, clean UK Driving Licence - Essential
  • Any Waste Management Qualifications - Advantageous


Candidates without the mentioned experience will not be considered for this position. Please read the specification carefully to avoid disappointment.

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