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Operations Manager Vacancy

Posted: 08.03.21

Job description

Barr Environmental Limited, part of the McLaughlin & Harvey Group is a leading waste management company operating throughout various locations in the west of Scotland. An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Operations Department and we are seeking to recruit an Operations Manager reporting directly to the Head of Landfill Projects.


The successful candidate will be competent in dealing with all aspects of landfill and material recycling facility operations, has good attention to detail and can work to deadlines. The successful candidate will assist the Senior Management Team to achieve compliance with all legal obligations and produce quality information, timely and to a high degree of accuracy.

Your main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure Operations are carried out to health and safety standards, working closely with Safety Health Environmental and Quality (SHEQ department.
  • Conduct operations in compliance with site PPC Permit and Planning Consent.
  • Manage team of site personnel and training requirements.
  • Compile weekly / monthly management reports to senior management team
  • Compliance with external stakeholders, i.e. SEPA Inspections.
  • Compilation and reporting of site performance data.
  • Main point of contact for site operations.


COTC Waste Management Level 4 (desirable)


Previous experience of working within a landfill / waste industry desirable (but not essential if proven management experience within operational background).

  • Problem solving, prioritising and working to deadlines.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with suppliers, customers and colleagues.
  • Ability to work under pressure, on own initiative and constantly seeking to improve.
  • Strong administrative and IT skills essential.
  • Knowledge of ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO50001 accreditation.

You will be based at our Garlaff Landfill Site and will be part of a wider Barr Environmental Operations Team.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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