Operations Manager, f/t, Recycling Alternative, Vancouver BC
Date posted to RCEN & GoodWork: Mar 20 2017


Position: Operations Manager
Organization: Recycling Alternative
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia

Title: Operations Manager
Organization: Recycling Alternative
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia

Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full Time, Weekdays (Occasional Saturdays/Sundays for various projects. Available by phone after hours as required)
Benefits: 50% Medical/Dental after 6 months of full-time employment

Remuneration: to be negotiated/based on experience

Who We Are:

We are a growing, innovative recycling company located in central Vancouver seeking an Operations Manager with a passion for organizational efficiencies, experience supervising/leading a team, and a demonstrated initiative delivering on assignments.

Recycling Alternative, is a 100% locally owned and operated recycling business, has been providing waste reduction and recycling services to Lower Mainland businesses for over 25 years.

About This Position:

The Operations Manager is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the daily operations at Recycling Alternative, leading and supervising operational staff (dispatch, driver and warehouse teams), as well as participating with the accounting/administration departments and directors and implement operational budgets. The Operations Manager reports to the company directors.

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing efficient and optimized operational processes related to our recycling collections, materials handling and processing in our warehouse sorting, and the shipping and receiving of processed materials.

By working closely with the directors, office and accounting departments, this position contributes to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices to improve efficiencies and ensure a high standard of staff engagement and operations at Recycling Alternative.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of Recycling Alternative’s daily operations (fleet/drivers and warehouse/materials processing)
  • Hire and manage operations staff (dispatch, driver and warehouse teams)
  • Build and provide leadership to operations team
  • Work with customer service and administration to address any service issues that require operational attention
  • Direct weekly staff meetings and on-going staff training
  • Work with and maintain relationships with Recycling Alternative vendors and processors
  • Adhere to operational budgets
  • Participate on workplace Health and Safety Committee; implement safety policies and documentation required for Worksafe

Requirements & Experience:

  • Strong leadership qualities with experience managing and mentoring operations staff
  • Able to communicate professionally and respectfully with co-workers
  • Experience implementing training programs, company policies and health and safety procedures
  • Experience in project management
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to effectively create, implement and provide oversight to project plans
  • Strong ability to assess changing operational circumstances and prioritize tasks to adapt floor operation, staff assignments to meet daily requirements
  • Experience in shipping and receiving
  • Experience tracking and reporting materials flow
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Knowledge and experience in the recycling sector an asset, including knowledge of materials and quality control management
  • Occupational Health and Safety committee experience, safety conscious at all times
  • Experience in operations related administration such as supply inventory, purchase ordering, tracking and reporting productivity and materials flow
  • Post secondary education and/or 2-5 years’ experience in fields related to operations management, logistics, project leadership, and/or sustainability

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