Operations Manager Required – Portadown

Closing Date: 13th October 2020
Location: 91 Moy Road, Portadown


JOB REF: OM/PD/10/20/

Location: Moy Road, Portadown

*Competitive Benefits Package*


RiverRidge are looking to appoint an Operations Manager who will have responsibility for our depot in Portadown and Dargan Road Transfer Station.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate who is ready for a challenge and would like to develop their skills and capabilities and gain invaluable experience in this position.


Purpose of the Job

As Operations Manager you will be responsible for the planning, organising, control, quality and legal requirements for all waste treatment activities for the Portadown site and the management of Waste Transfer at Dargan Road.


Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • To be responsible and ensure all operational activities within the sites are conducted in accordance with company policies, environmental legislation, Health & Safety legislation and Statutory legal obligations
  • To prepare and manage the operational budget within the agreed parameters
  • To manage, motivate and provide direction for an operational team to achieve the operational objectives
  • Responsible for Training and Development of Employees and Management to ensure that Health and Safety standards are maintained
  • Ensure all Plant equipment is fully functional and that this is maintained within the legislative guidelines in an efficient and cost-effective manner
  • To deliver the operational performance objectives within the agreed parameters
  • Work in partnership and support all Management throughout the group to achieve the company objectives
  • To support and advise the health, Safety and Environmental compliance officers in the continuous development and improvement of company policies and procedures in line with evolving legislation
  • To ensure all sub-contractors working on site comply and work within the guidelines of the required company procedures and legislation
  • Promote a Positive Work culture
  • To Investigate all accidents/ incidents/near misses, preparing detailed reports, and ensuring all recommendations are implemented. Liaising with legal representatives, health and safety executive and insurance companies as and when required
  • Carry out any other reasonable tasks as required by Management


Company Initiatives:

  • Take responsibility for the Health and Safety of yourself and others whilst at work and to comply with the Company’s policies and legislation
  • Support Company Initiatives and demonstrate Company Values
  • To comply with all legal, regulatory and statutory obligations applicable to the role
  • Participate in training and personal development activities, as required
  • Be flexible in undertaking the duties and responsibilities attached to your role
  • Carry out any other reasonable tasks as required by the Company


Essential criteria

To be considered for this role, you should display the following:

  • At least 5 years working experience in the Waste Industry, Recycling or Aggregates industry including experience of maintaining automated waste processing equipment, particularly optical sorting equipment
  • Previous experience of managing/supervising a team and can demonstrate excellent leadership skills
  • At least 2 years Health & Safety experience
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Be IT literate and demonstrate in-depth knowledge of MS office to produce reports, charts presentations etc.
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Ability to prioritise effectively and is results driven
  • Willingness to complete NEBOSH or ISOH qualification (if not already gained)
  • Willingness to pursue studies in Leadership Management
  • Willingness to complete WAMITAB (or CoTC) qualification (if not already gained)


Desirable Criteria

  • Budgetary Management experience
  • NEBOSH or ISOH qualified
  • Leadership Management qualification
  • WAMITAB qualification (or CoTC)

This job description is a summary of the main duties of the role but is not exhaustive. It may be reviewed and updated regularly in discussion with the post holder.


If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the Company application form, outlining how you meet the criteria and return either by post to: Recruitment, RiverRidge, Electra Road, Maydown, BT47 6UL


email recruitment@riverridge.co.uk 

no later than 5.00pm on Tuesday 13th October 2020

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In the event of a large number of applications we reserve the right to enhance our selection criteria at the short-listing stage.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer