Depot Manager – Metal Recycling 

Chard, Somerset
£Excellent DOE
15 Nov 2016
13 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Depot Manager – Metal Recycling 
Chard, Somerset 
£Excellent DOE 

Our client is a global leader in metal recycling employing 4500 staff across 170 locations around the world. Their recycling process begins with the collection of scrap metal from businesses, manufacturers, construction sites, government bodies and the general public. Their depot and operational teams are instrumental to their success; as they are the first stage in the process and receive delivery of a wide range of metals and materials. Their daily activities are supported by advanced systems which ensure accurate tracking and security for all materials. 

Depot Manager 

The role of Depot Manager is broad in its requirements, which will provide a challenging but rewarding working environment. You will take responsibility for the Operations and Commercial activities of the busy metal recycling site in Chard. This will include supporting and leading a small team of dedicated Operations and Administration staff; as well as managing visitors, customers, drivers and contractors when on site. You will also ensure the depot is working in line with Health and Safety regulations and industry legislation. 

The Depot Manager also has commercial responsibility for the site. You will need to have a good understanding of metal grades, making sure landed costs of material fall within authorised price boundaries. You will be well supported by our client’s Commercial and Finance teams when assessing budgets, pricing and P&L activities. 

You will also need to develop a detailed understanding of the various operations/processes relating to ferrous and non-ferrous metals, as well as gaining knowledge of mobile and static plant capabilities and their maintenance requirements. 

The Person Spec: 

Previous experience of Leadership in Metal Recycling is preferred. Alternatively you may have Operations Management or Supervisory experience in a similar industry which is transferable to our client’s busy working environment. Our client is always keen for their employees to demonstrate Resourceful and Entrepreneurial qualities, which should come to the fore when working under pressure or to tight deadlines. 

It is essential all Managers are safety conscious and can create an H&S culture appropriate to our client’s unique working environment. Applicants should be organised, motivated individuals who can work to deadlines and be prepared to adapt according to business priorities on their particular site. 

Exceptional communication skills are required to inspire team members but also to assist customers and suppliers with any negotiations or queries they may have. 

Our client’s employees have helped build the organisation into the world leading recycling company it is today. 

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Additional Keywords: Depot Manager, Plant Manager, Recycling Plant Manager, Depot Operations Manager, Depot General Manager, General Manager, Operations Manager, Site Manager.

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