General Manager- Operations
AVONMOUTH, South West
C£65,000 + Benefits + Bonus
Our client Viridor, is one of the UK’s leading waste management companies and part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group. To continue their strategy and complement the demand in the polymers sector they are in the exciting phase of developing a new innovative and state of the art Plastics recycling and process plant. This will be one of the most technological advanced plastics recycling, processing and sorting plants in the UK. To support this evolution we are searching for an up and coming operational and commercial leader. This will be one of the only facilities in the UK marketplace with this cutting edge technology, with an installed capacity of 80,000 tonnes per annum.
This will be a full encompassing operational and commercial opportunity and a recognised high profile and strategic operation for Viridor. We are searching for an accomplished Operations and General Management expert who will become fully accountable for leading and developing their innovative and hi-tech plant to complement strategic goals. This is seen as a high profile and key development opportunity.
You will ‘model the way’ and take ownership for all stages of the facility development whilst maintaining the highest commercially viable quality standards throughout. You will develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for the processing plant optimising the performance and efficiency standards to ensure you maximise on the long term profitability and guarantee that the facility is effective and safe. Reporting to the Head of Polymers some of your key responsibilities include;
You will be an operational expert who has an enviable reputation and a demonstrable successful track record of managing and growing operational sites. Your leadership skills will be called upon to support on commercial challenges and cover the financial aspects of the operations, facility management including life cycle costs, organisational and planning challenges, as well as process engineering and optimisation techniques. Whilst recycling and resource management experience could be useful, we believe someone with a demonstrable and solid track record in polymers reprocessing, production/manufacturing management or related industries to Polymers could be very beneficial knowledge and allow Viridor to deliver more innovation thinking. Common sense, an inquisitive mind-set and excellent interpersonal skills with good technology expertise will hold you in good stead. Key skills and qualities include:
Harbury Consulting are the retained search and selection partner for this key appointment. If you feel you have the right skills, experience and right can do attitude and would like to apply, then please forward your CV and covering letter by clicking the APPLY BUTTON.
Closing date: Friday 12th July 2019
No Agencies – To ensure a fair and consistent process all third party applications will be redirected to Harbury Consulting.