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Date Added: Sat 01/07/2023

Operations Manager

Port Talbot, SA13, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £35000 - £40000/annum 4 x 4 van

Acorn is currently seeking a versatile Operations Manager, to control and lead a waste facility workforce and ensure customer satisfaction at all times, by controlling costs and safety requirements.


* Company-wide operations, to lead, motivate, and allocate work to team
* Ensure procedures are followed to maximise coverage of your area, that work is finished on time, and all relevant paperwork is provided, completed, and signed off after every shift
* Ensure all operational measuring tools are up to date and forwarded to the relevant parties on time (KPI data etc.)
* Utilise manpower to get the most effective performance through the shift and manage and ensure all Health & Safety Procedures are adhered too
* Brief and inform your team members when and where applicable (Toolbox talks)
* Look at ways to continuously improve service and communications
* Effectively manage holiday and rota cover
* Ensure the team have the appropriate qualifications and inductions to operate in the areas
* Effectively manage the fleet of vehicles that apply to the role, ensuring machine checks and defects, checking of pre-starts, and booking in with the Workshop Manager
* Prepare monthly reports with support of team on the contract's performance
* Control and manage costs for projects to budget
* Ensure all H&S measures are in place and completed, such as hazard reports and take 2 Point of work Risk Assessments etc.
* Develop good working relationships with the client and attend all required meetings and carry out proactive site visits
* Carry out other duties as and when required within your skill spectrum

Required attributes:

* Minimum 5 years in the industry
* Relevant Health & Safety Training Certificates
* CCNSG Card or IOSH Site Safety qualification
* Experience in the position or similar role
* A full driving licence
* Excellent communication skills
* Able to influence and manage people
* Strong managerial skills
* Strong work ethic and desire to be part of a team
* Strong IT skills and ability to embrace new technology and systems
* Ability to meet tight deadlines 'can-do' attitude
* Attention to detail

Salary: dependant on experience and qualification; package to include a company 4x4 van

Based at Tata Steel site in Port Talbot but mobile to satisfy effective management of contracts.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment
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