Assistant Transfer Station Manager

Date 30/07/21

Location Ewelme, near Wallingford

Do you have a wealth of knowledge and experience of the hazardous waste industry, combined with strong leadership skills? At Grundon, we’re looking for a capable and confident Assistant Transfer Station Manager to help with the day-to-day management of our industry-leading hazardous waste transfer facility in Ewelme, South Oxfordshire. You’ll join us on a permanent contract and earn a competitive salary and great benefits, including:

- Pension scheme – you contribute 5% of pay (true cost is less due to Income Tax and NI relief) and Grundon matches this 
- Life assurance cover as a member of our pension scheme (twice your annual salary from day one)
- Option to buy additional holiday and join cycle to work scheme (after a qualifying period) 
- Perks at Work reward and discount scheme.
- Discounted gym membership (at participating gyms)

What you'll be doing as Assistant Transfer Station Manager
Joining a hard-working and highly skilled team at our busy transfer station, which accepts all types of hazardous waste and uses advanced processing and recycling technologies, you’ll help with its day-to-day operation by: 
- assessing and allocating workloads to site chemists and operatives;
- addressing any issues that arise with operators, drivers, contractors and visitors;  
- assisting with the training and development of site chemists and operators;
- ensuring that the site is kept clean and tidy and that all waste is stored in accordance with the site permit;
- promoting high standards of health & safety and compliance. 
 
What we’re looking for in our Assistant Transfer Station Manager
- Degree in Chemistry (or Chemistry/Environmental related discipline)
- COTC Level 4 – either Managing Transfer or Treatment Operations
- At least five years’ waste management experience
- Understanding of all current UK legislation associated with the waste industry 
- Full UK driving licence 
- Methodical, organised and calm under pressure
- Excellent communication skills

Working hours: 7am-4pm or 9am-6pm Mon-Friday, rotated on a fortnightly basis. A total of 40 hours per week.

Grow with Grundon
Grundon is a leading provider of waste management and environmental services and we’re adept at finding innovative solutions. Our hazardous and clinical waste collection and disposal services are award-winning, and our facilities include an advanced aerosol recycling facility.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Grundon success story as Assistant Transfer Station Manager and strengthen our team. Interested? Click apply. No agencies please.

Please note: We don’t use closing dates, but interview as soon as we have applications that look like a good match, so do apply as soon as possible. 

What is it like working at Grundon?

We are committed to achieving diversity by employing the right people to deliver a high quality service based on equality of opportunity, skills, qualifications and relevant experience. We are the largest family-owned waste management company in the UK and we care as much about our employees as we do the environment. We aim to attract and retain high-quality, committed, enthusiastic, customer-focused individuals.

what we offer

Pension Scheme

Pension Scheme

Life Insurance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme

Health Cash Plan

Health Cash Plan

Discounted Gym Membership

Discounted Gym Membership

Cycle to Work Scheme

Cycle to Work Scheme

Mobile Phone Discounts

Mobile Phone Discounts

Holiday Plus

Holiday Plus

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Long Service Benefits

Long Service Benefits

Come and join our team

Contact us today to find out how Grundon can provide you with a challenging and stimulating working environment, where you can fulfil your potential