Recycling Plant Manager

Full Time posted 2 months ago

Job Description

INDUSTRY: Recycling


We are looking for a skilled and proactive individual to manage our recycling plant in Chilliwack and oversee all recycling operations. The perfect candidate will oversee daily plant operations, prioritize efficiency, and foster a culture of safety and environmental responsibility.


  • Manage every part of the recycling facility’s operations, such as organizing, handling, and transporting recyclable materials.
  • Create and execute plans to improve efficiency and increase productivity.
  • Make sure to follow all environmental laws and safety guidelines.
  • Effectively lead and inspire a team of plant employees, offering direction, education, and assistance when necessary.
  • Effectively control inventory levels and organize the handling of incoming and outgoing materials.
  • Supervise the functioning of equipment and arrange for necessary maintenance and repairs when needed.
  • Work together with key stakeholders to find ways to improve processes and save money.
  • Regularly create and deliver reports on the performance of the plant and essential metrics to senior leadership.


  • A bachelor’s degree in environmental science, Engineering, Business Administration, or a related area of study is required.
  • Demonstrated expertise leading in the recycling or waste management sector.
  • Extensive understanding of recycling techniques and machinery.
  • Outstanding abilities in organization and solving problems.
  • Strong communication skills and interpersonal capabilities.
  • The capability to perform effectively under stress and adhere to set deadlines.
  • Proficiency in understanding environmental regulations and safety standards.


  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Positive and inclusive work environment