Unit Manager

Unit Manager

Job Title: Unit Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Salary: £37500 - £42000.00 per annum + Car plus benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH10880_1500386040
Contact Name: Chris Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 18, 2017 14:54

Job Description

Landfill Manager

£37500 - £42,000 plus car and great benefits package


Our client is one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies. Due to their continuing business success and growth a fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Landfill Manager to join their team to be based in Chesterfield, working 37.5 Hours per week, Monday to Friday.

In this role you will:

  • Manage the day to day operational activities at an Operational Landfill site in accordance with the Company Procedures.
  • Deliver profitable, safe and efficient site operations at all waste management facilities within your remit to achieve budgeted financial targets.
  • Ensure that each site is operated to maximise revenue from all activities within the department, including the maximisation of landfill gas generation.
  • Develop the customer base at profitable levels, create a consistent approach to doing business and bring forward business opportunities to support or exceed budgeted business plans.
  • Ensure all procedures are adhered to along with the identification of environmental targets and objectives.
  • Provide technically competent management (COTC/CMS) where necessary for the assigned assets.
  • Prepare budgets as required for all landfill operations and ensure budgeted profits are maintained.
  • Compile financial forecasts, monthly invoices, month end reports, data analysis and other supporting information to Landfill Energy Area Manager.
  • Liaison with customers, Local and County Authorities, the Environment Agency and members of the public as necessary, providing timely professional responses to local issues.

To be considered for the role you will have:

Good working knowledge of relevant legislation that relates to the operation of landfill sites

  • Significant experience of leading an operational landfill site or related operations.
  • Capable of leading Health and safety change and designing and embedding best practice
  • Qualified by Experience (to relevant level)
  • Relevant COTC Qualification or equivalent
  • Full driving license is essential

As Landfill Manager, you can expect to receive a salary of £ 37,500 - £42,000 per annum, a company car plus a range of benefits. If you are interested in applying for this role, please email your CV to or phone 023 92 288214

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK.