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Operations Manager

Are you an experienced Operations and Logistics professional looking to take on a new challenge? If so Viridor are recruiting and are looking for individuals just like you!

Due to continued success and growth, we are now looking to recruit an Operations Manager for our team in Taunton, working 40 hours a week.

PLEASE NOTE: This role is 1 Year Fixed Term Contract

In return for your hard work as our Operations Manager, we can offer a salary of £45,000 - £48,000 per annum plus excellent benefits, including:



* A free helpline for health, legal or personal issues available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


* Free eye tests and prescription and safety eyewear where required.


* A contributory pension scheme - helping you plan for later in life.


* Childcare vouchers, payroll giving (charity donations from salary deducted before tax) and cycle to work schemes are all available through Viridor Extras,


* Discounts on local gym membership and some of the biggest retail brands.


The ideal Operations Manager:



* Working with low levels of supervision.


* Extensive experience of Local Authority Operations.


* Experience of managing a large local authority contract.


* Proven experience of managing change with a local authority.


* Proven experience in managing transfer stations.


* Educated to degree level or demonstrable equivalent.


* IOSH Managing Safely


* CPC managing road haulage


* COTC Transfer Operations


* Full Driving licence


Operations Manager Responsibilities include:



* Plan and control daily operations through the efficient use of staff.


* Ensure suitable and efficient utilisation of resources to deliver operational performance and availability.


* Ensure that the agreed level of appropriate monitoring, analysis, recording and reporting is undertaken, and appropriate corrective actions implemented.


* Ensure all planned and un-planned maintenance is coordinated through the Engineering Team to deliver optimum operational availability.


* Provide a safe and efficient environment ensuring that Health & Safety is complied with at all times and that all Company procedures and safe systems of work are adhered to at all times.


* Produce an annual budget for the Facilities and manage and monitor monthly performance in line with the budget.


* Establish and maintain a good working relationship with Clients, Customers and Members of the public.


* Ensure that Somerset recycling centres are operated / managed well to ensure positive public interactions


About Viridor

Viridor is one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies.

Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor puts waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy.

This is an exciting time to work at Viridor.

We are at the forefront of the UK's green economy and we use smart people and technology to deliver our vision, bringing people together to give the world's resources new life.

If you want to work within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, APPLY now for the role of Operations Manager.

Closing Date: 25th December 2017


The vacancy you have applied for is being advertised by CVWOW Ltd, the UK's leading, award winning recruitment specialist.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory.

We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

Full terms and conditions of the CVWOW business can be found on our website.


  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: 45000-48000 Per Annum
  • Location: Taunton, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: CV WOW
  • Contact: Holly Marsh
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: GB-37126
  • Posted: 2017-11-28 16:16:09 -

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