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Industrial Services Manager

South West, Permanent, 40K + Car and Bonus
Reference: AJ0858

The Client

An established, growing company offering a range of Waste Management and Industrial Services across the UK.

Purpose and Responsibilities

Ace Recruitment is currently looking for an Industrial Services Manager to join their leading hazardous Waste and Industrial Services Company. As Industrial Services Manager you will be primarily responsible for managing a team of Operatives and Driver Operatives as well as ensuring a professional industrial cleaning service to include manual, vacuumation, high pressure/ultra high pressure water jetting and confined space cleaning/decontamination including working with hazardous substances as required by customers in a cost effective manner.

Specific Duties:

  • Effective management of operational responsibilities of the division:
    • Commercial tank/industrial cleaning
    • HM and civilian ships’ bilge, tank and other industrial cleaning
    • Pollution control and emergency response
    • Confined space rescue
    • Liaison with existing customers to ensure continued good working relations and take action to improve service quality
  • Develop new business (through liaison with Commercial Manager) to increase market share:
    • Help identify and follow up new business leads
    • Ascertain new customer requirements and provide detailed quotes
    • Tender for new business
    • Liaise with existing customers to increase service level
    • Be available at all times to respond to new and existing customer requests
  • Line management of all personnel within the Industrial Services Division (through liaison with HR Manager):
    • Day to day tasking of industrial cleaning teams through Supervisor and Team Leaders
    • Recruitment of new team members
    • Ensure all divisional staff are fully trained and competent to carry out their roles
    • Conduct regular appraisals and/or feedback sessions on all direct reports
    • Conduct regular divisional meetings in order to implement change and provide updates on legislation
  • Control spending on resources:
    • Limit Agency staff and subcontractors by maximising own workforce in all operations
    • Active and efficient time management of workforce
    • Robust control of the issuing or purchasing/hiring of equipment

Essential Experiences

  • A minimum of 5 years within the Waste Management, Environmental or Industrial Services Sector
  • A minimum of 2 years in a Health and Safety focussed position in the Waste, Recycling or Industrial Services.
  • A background in Chemicals and Hazardous Substances.
  • Relevant Qualifications  - NEBOSH, IOSH
  • Water Jetting Qualification
  • Confined Space Entry Qualification
  • Asbestos Awareness Qualification
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Driving License is Essential


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

By applying for this position, the job seeker, authorise Ace Recruitment to represent you to clients and seek work on your behalf.

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