Senior Production Manager

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
Week commencing 9th August 2021
To £42,000 plus bonus, car/allowance, healthcare, pension
Summary of vacancy

Are you a proven Production Manager, with experience of driving process and continuous improvement? Have you worked or are you interested in the recycling industry?

Relocation Package offered to the successful candidate

A greener, more environmentally-friendly UK is possible and we’re making it happen at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. At our Altens East production facility in Aberdeen we process mixed recycling into world class products for sale on to local and international customers as well as turning waste that can’t be recycled into a valuable fuel. You can join a thriving industry sector, contributing to a resource management company that’s helping customers reduce their impact on the environment, conserve natural resources and reduce landfill.

About the role

What will I be doing?

The Senior Production Manager will be responsible for the safe, efficient and effective management of one of our key recycling, waste and material processing / production facilities.

Working closely with the production team, you will:

  • maximise the potential revenue from recycling and refuse derived fuel,
  • make sure we achieve very high quality products, to tight specifications
  • lead and manage the team, constantly evaluating and acting on issues, driving continuous improvement.

What are the requirements?

A proven production manager or supervisor, applicants must be able to demonstrate a strong capability of working safely and efficiently in a demanding processing environment. Strong communication and IT skills, coupled with a personal desire to achieve, are essential.

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
  • good financial awareness in relation to KPIs
  • 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.

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
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