Project Manager – Recycling

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Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Perivale, West London
Dates that interviews will take place
Week commencing 8th April 2019
competitive salary
Summary of vacancy

TerraCycle is seeking a Project Manager who will join TerraCycle’s Material Solutions Team.

Operating in 21 countries (including 11 in Europe), TerraCycle is a world leader in the recycling of generally non-recyclable waste, such as pens, snack wrappers, baby food pouches beauty product packaging, home care product packaging and even the likes of cigarette butts or marine plastics. We create collection and recycling solutions systems for anything that would otherwise be sent to incineration or landfill. We are partnered with some of the most recognizable brands and retailers in the world, including BIC, L’Oréal, Procter & Gamble and JDE amongst others.

TerraCycle has also partnered with SUEZ, one of the largest resource management companies in the world, to develop joint innovative and differentiating recycling solutions.

The position is based in Perivale, West London and reports to the Head of Material Solutions.

What will I be doing?

Work with the local team members in Europe to understand the various materials that TerraCycle collects, which polymers they are constructed of, and what steps are needed to process them into a usable new format.You will work with the global R&D and Material Sales teams to understand our methodology, as well as our scientific outlook, for processing and moving materials downstream. You'll research the machinery and equipment required for the specific recycling processes, as well as the companies who may possess it in Europe.

You will identify and execute opportunities to streamline processes and increase efficiency along the supply chain, especially those which cut down on cost and/or time that our staff spends managing them. 

Beach Plastic Collection Project:

Coordinating with TerraCycle Operation team on a daily basis to collect material, ship material in and out of warehouses, etc.

Assist with the building and coordination of a communication plan and other tasks related to the launch of new packaging & products made from beach plastic that TerraCycle has collected. 

What are the requirements?

+2 years of experience in project management

Fluent English and French with excellent communication skills (both spoken and written).

Excellent organisational skills, flexible and pragmatic.

Ability to take direction related to budget and financials and perform within the parameters that are set by the global team.

Enthusiastic team player with a positive attitude.

A degree in an appropriate field (business management, engineering…) or equivalent work experience is desired.

Technical background, with knowledge of plastics, polymers, or recycling supply chains

Ability to speak another European language.

A demonstrated interest in sustainable/green business.


TerraCycle are an equal opportunities employer

Please note - this position wil lbe directly employed by Terracycle a partner of SUEZ UK.

** No Agencies Please **








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This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.