Waste Facility/Plant Manager

  • Full Time
  • Remote
  • Offaly
  • 41814726

PE Global Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Waste Facility Manager on behalf of our client, a government entity based in Co. Offaly.  This is a permanent role and it is offering an excellent salary and benefits package. 

The Role:

The main duties and responsibilities of the role will include the following;


  • Identify and  implement  best  practice  to  maximise  waste  processing  and  production, minimise commodity losses to waste output, and ensure commodity output reaches required quality levels. In conjunction with direct reports; ensure that work rotas for processing and MRF operatives are scheduled to ensure that logistics, operational and annual leave needs are met.
  • Ensure  that  the  MRF  and  yard  (incl.  skip repair  and  refurbishment  work,  as  well  as maintenance personnel) operate in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible, by actively managing day-to-day operations. This includes staff numbers, agency staff, overtime, processes  and  material  handling,  production  versus  targets,  fuel  usage  and  trends,  5S implementation, and all other relevant processes and activities.
  • Ensuring there is sufficient quantities and quality of waste feedstock, so that incoming loads are suitable for processing, with senders informed straight away regarding contamination issues and pricing to be amended.   Ensure that waste materials handling, separation and delivery to appropriate outlets are conducted an efficient and compliant manner (including pre-sorting by loading machine operators).
  • Ensure that all revenue and cost control measures relevant to the yard and MRF are fully adhered to, including weighbridge traffic and ensuring waste received matches how it was categorised, access to the site, diesel access and usage, etc.
  • Ensure all personnel are  fully  trained  for  their  role  and  that  all  work  completed  is  in accordance with Health and safety guidelines and practices. Ensure that all health and safety procedures and requirements  relevant  to  the  MRF  and  yard  are  fully  adhered  to.    Any resultant staff issues to be dealt with through the relevant processes.
  • As required; assist with undertaking and completing  related  operational  activities  as requested.
  • All employees are expected to co-operate fully with all provisions taken by the company for ensuring Health and Safety, and Welfare of co-employees and members of the public using the premises
  • Proactively participate in the Performance Management process to ensure delivery of own and the wider team’s objective



  • Suitable experience   in   managing   a   waste   facility,  and   operating   waste   segregation, processing,  and  baling  equipment.  Experience  in  achieving  commodition  production  and quality requirements is desirable.
  • 5+ Years in a similar role
  • Strong understanding across waste processing and commodity production activities and people management experience
  • Must be MS Office proficient and possess good IT skills


To apply for this role, simply submit your CV to or call Liam on 021-4297900



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