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Senior Production Manager

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews will be held via MS Teams
£40-46K plus car & bonus
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced manager, working in the waste / recycling processing and production industry, or similar environment?

When you join SUEZ, you get more than a brand-new role. Your work will help us deliver innovative and environmentally responsible solutions for water and waste management. You will get a chance to help us preserve and restore our planet’s natural capital for future generations. It’s a career that’s not only exciting, but full of opportunities as well as professional and personal fulfilment. We’re making it happen.


About the role

What will I be doing?

The Senior Production Manager will be responsible for the safe, efficient and effective management of  key recycling, waste and material processing / production facilities recently built to service our somerset collection service.

Working closely with your team, you will:

  • Ensure the sites remain compliant in line with regulatory and company and procedures,
  • Maintain a safe working environment for your team, customers and visitors.
  • Manage the operation of processing facilities to produce material outputs in line with industry specification
  • lead and manage the team, constantly evaluating and acting on issues, driving continuous improvement.
  • Support in accident and disciplinary investigations
  • Manage customer service, supporting SUEZ to deliver value to the client.

What are the requirements?

A proven production manager / supervisor, you must be able to demonstrate a strong capability of working in a positive and quality driven manor, safely and efficiently in a demanding processing environment.

You'll need:

  • experience leading multi discipline teams, promoting a positive and success driven environment
  • strong communication and IT skills, coupled with a personal desire to achieve
  • IOSH, NEBOSH or a similar Health and Safety qualification is preferable (or can be gained)
  • knowledge of maintenance planning & implementation would be advantageous,
  • any specific lean and continuous improvement such as Six Sigma and / or 5S, being highly beneficial.
  • COTC or equivalent qualification
  • Experience of mobile plant, including operator best

Who we are

At SUEZ the efficient and sustainable management of resources around the globe is at the heart of everything we do. Respect – acting ethically and with integrity – is one of our core values. We’re passionate about the environment and believe in protecting our world. Over 90,000 likeminded people worldwide makes for an incredible team, where collaboration and trust are part of the way we work. With true team spirit, we can give our customers a standard of service that goes above and beyond and ensure that our local communities have access to essential water and waste services.

We thank our people for all they do with development opportunities, wide-ranging benefits and rewards that reflect their hard work. In a friendly, supportive environment, you’ll be inspired to grow and play your part in creating a better future for all.   

*No agencies please*

What will I be doing?



Closing Date
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.