Plant Manager

Dublin (West County)

Our client is a compliance company that specializes in collecting and disposing of regulated substances and they are looking for an experienced plant manager who has experience dealing with hazardous goods.

As a key member of the Operations Team, you will be responsible for the day to day management of plant operations, ensuring optimum levels of performance are achieved and sustained in accordance with license obligations and health and safety procedures.

In return, we can provide you with a first-class opportunity in a quality-driven business, where the rewards will fully reflect your performance and endeavours, in the form of a competitive salary and an excellent range of benefits.

You’ll be an experienced manager, with the ability to focus on the effective use of onsite resources and staff – working towards set KPI targets and supporting the Service teams, to ensure quick turnaround and efficiency of operations, whilst promoting a positive team working culture. Specifically, this will involve:

  • The management, mentoring and allocation of site personnel, including the oversight of staff training, associated plant administration, influencing decisions and disciplinary procedures.
  • SCM - Development of Planning Function - working with site Operations on forecasting and capacity constraints, removing bottlenecks.
  • Manages and monitors daily performance of plant employees, providing feedback and growth opportunities, implements changes to continually improve work productivity and processes. 
  • Organising planned and reactive maintenance activities in conjunction with the Regional Process Manager, Maintenance Engineers, Shift Leaders, Head of Processing and the Engineering Team, and scheduling and supervising of contractors as required
  • Manages and maintains regulatory compliance within the plant and yard. Compiling of risk assessments, Safe Systems of Work, Maintains & orders Plant processing supplies consisting of PPE, uniforms, critical spares, cleaning material and processing supplies to ensure that adequate inventories are always available
  • Provides a prompt/timely out of hours response service in relation to any issues arising on the site
  • Managing and prioritising operational spending in line with agreed budgets, as well as providing general support to the rest of the management team across all aspects of plant and engineering
  • Performing facility audits and initiating actions to assure timely resolution of identified hazards & improvements. 

This is a hands-on management role, ideally suited to an experienced manager or supervisor with a solid insight into HR procedures, preferably from an allied process plant background with an understanding of waste-related legislation, and who can demonstrate:

  • Substantial experience in Waste Management
  • Proven decisive leadership qualities, first-rate communication skills and a strong customer focus, coupled with plenty of initiative, a positive outlook and the ability to work independently.
  • A good level of technical expertise and significant engineering experience in a similar environment, including the ability/willingness to undertake running repairs
  • A good level of IT/PC Literacy, especially in relation to Microsoft Office packages/applications
  • Must have of working towards a Health & Safety qualification, e.g. NEBOSH
  • Preferably, applicants will hold a qualification in waste facility management.

Full-time, Permanent, Site-Based, Hours: Monday – Friday (40 hours a week)

Competitive Salary (DOE)

For a confidential discussion on this or any other current opportunity please contact David Donegan