Assistant Site Manager

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
£28,718 - £33,687 plus up to 10% bonus and company benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you looking for an exciting new role? Then look no further because SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is looking to recruit an Assistant Site Manager to join our team in Doncaster!

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.

About the role

  • Your normal working hours are 40 per week (fortnightly shift pattern)
  • Week One: Monday to Friday 6.00am to 2.30pm 
  • Week Two: Monday to Friday 10.00am to 6.30pm 
  • The salary for this role is £28,718 - £33,687 plus up to 10% bonus and company benefits such a shop discounts, gym flex and much more!
About the role

What will I be doing?

  • Reporting to the Contract General Manager, you will help manage the daily running of the transfer station operations in line with annual budget requirements, health and safety obligations, environmental and contractual compliance.
  • To support the daily running of a processing facility in line with annual budget requirements and health and safety obligations.
  • To plan and manage the day to day activities of the operational team.
  • To maximise revenue and cost control opportunities where appropriate.
  • To maintain a good relationship with customers and subcontractors.
  • To manage fixed / mobile plant and machinery on site including, maintenance, compliance and operation.
  • Identify and implement ‘best practice’ for all operational and reporting activities at the relevant business functions that will deliver superior customer service, compliance, safety and profitability.
  • To develop the capability of all sub-ordinates and ensure that the relevant skills and experience are available to meet the needs of the business.
  • To provide support and assistance to help the location achieve full environmental and health and safety compliance.
  • To build effective and trusted relationships with all stakeholders that demonstrates SUEZ's commitment to sustainability and the local community.
  • To develop a ‘can do’ service led culture that will differentiate SUEZ as the market leader.
  • To pro-actively investigate, recommend and implement operating regimes that minimise costs and promote efficiency.
  • To support line management in the formulation and implementation of a local business strategy and improvement initiatives that support the goals of increased profitability, improved compliance and better people management as examples.
  • Responsibility for ensuring inclusion of key stakeholders in business activities and of developing a supportive relationship.

What are the requirements?

  • COTC experience and knowledge (level 4 transfer and treatment hazardous) is preferred however full training can be provided for the right candidate.
  • Ideally, you will need to have a good working knowledge of a waste transfer facility.  
  • The IOSH Managing Safely qualification and a NEBOSH qualification would be advantageous.
  • Being able to work independently and to tight deadlines.
  • You should be financially and commercially aware / numerate and be competent in using the Microsoft Office suite of applications.
  • You will need to have a full UK driving license.

Who we are

At SUEZ the efficient and sustainable management of resources around the UK is at the heart of everything we do. 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.   


Closing Date
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