Complaince Manager

Preston, Permanent, 35K
Reference: AJ0608

About Us
At Ace Recruitment we specialise in the Waste Management and Recycling Sector. We offer bespoke waste management recruitment solutions and provide an excellent service for our candidates. Ace Recruitment offers a range of Waste management jobs and positions all the way up to Director level, not only for permanent positions but also for temporary waste management and contract jobs too.

The Client
An award winning commercial recycler, with over forty years’ experience in the Recycling and Waste Management Sector.

Roles and Responsibilities
We are looking for an experienced Quality and Environmental Compliance Manager to work alongside our Legal Director, Health & Safety Manager, and Compliance Administrator as an integral part of a busy Compliance team. The successful candidate will be a highly-motivated individual who can immediately step into role and perform. We offer a challenging and exciting opportunity to become part of a rapidly expanding, successful company.

Key tasks:

  • Drive Quality and Environmental strategy by leading on compliance and working across teams to ensure excellent standards
  • Setting and implementing policies in line with legislative and organisational requirements.
  • Minimise the company’s and employees’ risk to all environmental compliance issues by consistently demonstrating strong leadership and ethics.
  • Ensure effective management of environmental incidents and response; collect and analyse data, communicating to all relevant stakeholders and generate appropriate performance measures where necessary.
  • Continually review and improve our existing quality and environmental management systems.
  • Establish and communicate goals, objectives & targets to management & staff.
  • Manage the transition to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015.
  • Host external EA, ISO and contractor compliance audits.
  • Produce quarterly EA reports and establish recycling & recovery rates for each department.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with Environmental permits by monitoring and inspecting operations to reduce any off-site impact.
  • Ensure contractor compliance with Waste Regulations and manage the collection, storage and renewal of compliance data.
  • Keep ahead of all legislation changes and implement necessary operational changes.
  • Communicate with Managers and Staff to develop a positive culture of quality and environmental compliance.

Essential Experiences and Qualities

  • Experience as a Quality and Environmental Compliance professional in a dynamic environment.
  • Show a high degree of commercial credibility and be able to work with directors, senior managers, production and commercial staff.
  • Strong technical skills-set; up to date knowledge of all relevant regulation and sources.
  • Experience of acting as authoritative primary contact with all external stakeholders.
  • Experience of achieving outcomes through motivating others and developing team performance.
  • Experienced of managing an Environmental Management System
  • Environmental qualifications would be an advantage (or working towards)
  • Experience of carrying out internal audits
  • Experience of managing external audits
  • Understanding of the Environment Agencies Waste Permitting Process
  • Be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the WEEE Regulations
  • Experience of providing great service and achieving high standards
  • Can demonstrate fresh thinking and ideas.


Candidates without the mentioned experience will not be considered for this position. Please read the specification carefully to avoid disappointment.
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