Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity


Nottingham, England

We have an exciting opportunity for an energetic, ambitious and dynamic individual either looking for their next career move or a graduate with a real interest in production / manufacturing with an appropriate qualification.  The successful candidate will assist the Operations Manager in the overall operational function of the Active recycling business to ensure that it meets its revenue and profit targets and maintains a high level of plant utilisation and throughput.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring the health & safety of all personnel within the company including yourself by your actions and reporting of issues by adhering to all company procedures
  • Promoting the highest level of customer care, service and responsiveness in all the work you do
  • Assisting the Recycling Operations Manager to improve overall performance, profitability and growth and demonstrate strict cost controls
  • Day-to-day monitoring of commercial performance against target 
  • Implementing new / novel waste management techniques to improve performance. 
  • Ensuring that all relevant Enva safety, HR, payroll, quality and accounting procedures are adhered to.
  • Assisting the Recycling Operations Manager to complete relevant admin work i.e. Staffing plans, time sheets, production plans, off take schedules etc.
  • Assisting in the management of staff performance and absenteeism in accordance with company procedures
  • Co-operating across all divisions to ensure that benefits to the company are maximized
  • Assisting the Recycling Operations Manager in the delivery of all-relevant business KPI’s and monthly reports.
  • Lead, motivate and develop the workforce and identify training needs to maintain a flexible and multi-skilled workforce
  • Communicating strategic, environmental, quality and safety objectives.
  • Recording and investigating all near misses and accidents.  Promoting a safe working culture and environment at all times.
  • Ensuring day-to-day compliance with Environment Agency, Planning, and other statutory permits and legislation
  • Working with the Development team to optimise  plant performance and design of plant improvements
  • Contributing to the management team discussion and influence the Business direction.

The successful candidate will either be experienced in fast-moving continuous or batch processing environment with heavy industrial equipment and automation or be a graduate in a relevant field with an interest in recycling management.  You will possess strong MS application skills (in particular excel) and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 

The Company

Enva is a full-service and leading provider of recycling and resource recovery solutions, employing over 1,200 people at locations across the UK. With sustainability at the forefront of its proposition, Enva recovers a broad range of hazardous and non-hazardous waste materials for reuse in manufacturing and for energy recovery, as well as providing a complete portfolio of waste and waste waster services.

Enva England is the East Midlands leading Recycling and Resource Management company collecting and processing in excess of 500,000 tonnes waste per year, providing a comprehensive waste collection and recycling service to Industrial, Commercial, Construction and local Authority customers. We are proud to say that in excess of 95% of the waste is recycled.  We operate out of a 20 Acre site with in excess of 300 employees across our Nottingham and Leicester sites.

To apply for this role, please complete our online Application form: Assistant Operations Manager

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

No agencies please.