Plant Manager – Clinical Waste Depot Management

JobsAn opportunity exists for a Clinical Waste Depot Plant Manager. Excellent management and team leadership skills required by a Global Company based in Oldham, Greater Manchester, North West England.

SALARY: Negotiable + Benefits

Working as the Clinical Waste Depot Plant Manager you will be part of the Operations Team and will ensure the safe long term operation of the plant at a sustained high utilisation. Achieving this will need effective use of resources and staff on a day-to-day and hour-to-hour basis based on demand and availability of the plant.

As the Clinical Waste Depot Plant Manager you will manage the day-to-day plant operations in accordance with licence obligations and Health and Safety procedures, including KPI targets and business objectives. You will also oversee the management of site personnel.

As a successful applicant you will have a great opportunity to join this Company that can offer excellent career development opportunities for the right candidate.


Your duties and responsibilities as the Clinical Waste Depot Plant Manager:


  • Day-to-Day supervisory management of site personnel including the onsite Team Leaders and Maintenance Technician
  • Provide out of hours assistance to the site via phone, site visits and utilisation of the Maintenance Technician
  • Co-ordination of PPE onsite to all personnel
  • Maintain continuity of operations in line with license and H&S requirements and onsite PPC permit including liaison with the Environment Agency
  • COTC holder for the site
  • Manage and prioritise operational spending in line with budgets
  • Liaison with customers and regulators as required at site and off-site
  • Manage Plant administration in conjunction with admin personnel on site
  • Assist with recruitment and discipline of staff
  • Support staff training and organise where necessary along with management of records for all staff
  • Organise staff Occupational Health Checks and monitor
  • Organise the maintenance in conjunction with the General Manager, Plant Technicians, Team Leaders and Head of Engineering
  • Organise and supervise external contractors on site at all times
  • Prioritise operations on site
  • Organise and record statutory calibrations
  • Report all accidents in a timely manner, Investigate and manage incident reporting in line with the Company procedures
  • Maximise utilisation especially during planned and unplanned maintenance
  • Support safety representatives on site as necessary
  • Plan and implement plant improvements in conjunction with the General Manager
  • Authorised signatory for the business within authorised limits
  • Compile and authorise Risk Assessments
  • Monitor use of consumables and spares
  • To respond to call outs in a timely manner
  • Assist on other group sites when requested
  • Some UK travel to other sites may be required


  • Good management and team leadership skills
  • Excellent organisation skills and attention to detail
  • Significant Engineering experience or NVQ (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering or higher would be an advantage
  • Commercial Electrical experience and certificated in 17th edition would be an advantage
  • Process Plant experience would be an advantage
  • Hold COTC or be willing to enter a training agreement to undertake this training within 1 year of commencing this post
  • Good communicator with both team members and customers
  • An understanding of waste related legislation
  • Technical expertise with the capability of undertaking running repairs
  • Ability to manage time and complete multi-tasks in line with timescales
  • Good knowledge of information technology especially Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Self-motivated, reliable and enthusiastic
  • A team player, able to work effectively under pressure and is looking for a challenge

If you apply, please tell them that you saw this on the Clinical Waste Discussion Forum, and GOOD LUCK!



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