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The Transfer Station Manager will lead a small team of transfer station chemists and report to the Hazardous Waste Operations Manager. The role will encompass all of the duties undertaken by the transfer station chemists but with added responsibility for the overall performance of the transfer station. You will spend the majority of time within the laboratory area of the transfer station but will be required to liaise with the specialist administration team regarding planning and receiving loads and signing off loads which leave the transfer station.

The ideal candidate will have experience working within a transfer station within hazardous waste. A chemistry background is require and a WAMITAB qualification is desirable, but not essential. The role requires a strong professional with excellent subject knowledge and communication skills.  You will also have experience in a managerial role and possess great people skills and leadership competencies.

Key Responsibilities within the transfer station:

Responsible for accepting incoming waste and processing the waste, whilst adhering to regulations, permits and legislation. Additional duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Report any NCR relating to incoming waste within 24 hours and reported to relevant person (s)
  • Responsible for the storage and segregation of waste as per permit
  • Request and assist in the planning of outgoing waste – including providing an accurate and ongoing listing of waste, in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all operatives in the Haz Waste T/S are working safely with the appropriate PPE – as per safe bulking procedures.
  • Walkaround sheets are fully completed daily.
  • Bay logs must be regularly updated.
  • Present and record results from the analysis of pre-acceptance samples in a timely manner to the relevant person(s)
  • Attend customers site – as and when required.
  • Processing of incoming load within 24 hours.
  • Preparation of load manifests as and when required.
  • Ensure Health and Safety compliance on the internal audit
  • Complete pre-acceptance and sample analysis with a turnaround of 2 days.

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • HND in Chemistry/ Applied Chemical Sciences (essential)
  • Science based degree (essential)
  • Previous experience working in a Hazardous Waste Transfer Station/ work within the Hazardous Waste sector (essential)
  • Expellant communicator
  • Leadership experience

What is in it for you?

We offer a diverse role with the opportunity to develop your skills and experience, the ability to work on your own initiative and be part of a busy team.

About us:

Today Ward Recycling has an annual turnover in excess of £250m, employs over 350 people and operates a fleet of over 120 vehicles. The company is now managed by third and fourth generation family members who continue their commitment to developing waste management and recycling techniques, saving their customers money and helping them to meet and exceed their recycling targets. As a modern business, Ward are aiming to be a positive force in the world. We believe that if we treat our customers, partners, staff and neighbours with respect and dignity, we will succeed in both our business and sustainability goals. As a waste management and resource recycling specialist, the environment is close to our hearts.

We are committed to delivering market-leading performance on key environmental issues in our business, with our customers, our supply chain, and our end consumers.

Do you want to be part of a fast-growing company with a sense of purpose, committed to developing waste management and recycling techniques with an environmental conscience?

Salary: Negotiable upon experience

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