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Deputy Production Manager



Indaver leads the field in sustainable waste management in Europe, with facilities and operations in Belgium, Germany, Ireland and the Netherlands. We take a long view, which is why sustainability is at the core of our business and also our company culture. Our trademark is delivering high quality, cost effective services in the municipal, industrial and specialist hazardous waste market across Ireland.
Our waste-to-energy facility in Meath is the first of its kind on the island of Ireland. We process up to 235,000t of residual waste each year and produce electricity to power 35,000 homes annually.

Overview of the role
As Deputy Production Manager of the Meath Waste to Energy Facility will support the Production Manager to deliver an effective Production Department. They will deputize for the Production Manager in their absence.
The primary function of this role will be to liaise between Waste Planning and the plant to ensure efficient acceptance of deliveries. They will manage the day to day operation of the site-based Sub contractors. They will manage the efficient closure of safety issues, action items and look for lean efficiencies within the plant. They will communicate with HSE staff, and across all Production shifts, Maintenance teams and Sub-contractors.

Role Responsibilities:

• Responsible for the identification of safety issues.
• Responsible for the close out of actions in relation to both the Production/Sub-contractor teams onsite.
• Managing, Coaching, Motivation, Correction and follow up of Shift Leaders, Pre-treatment Process Leader and Operators.
• Management of temporary subcontractors.
• Identification and organization of production trainings
• Deputize for the Production Manager in his/her absence.
• Ensuring efficient flow of deliveries to and from site.
• Managing the site logistics & Gate house team’s onsite.
• Initiation and coordination of external services for Production & Pre-treatment support activities.
• Coordinate the management of the Boiler Ash bypass bagging system.
• Improvement of the quality system by means of procedures, instructions, manuals etc.
• Coordinate, planning and follow-up of improvement programs towards an improved and more efficient production process.
• Coordinate with the Shift leaders to ensure all Procedures, RA, SOP’s and paperwork are up to date.
• Lead in preparation/execution of small size and 3s/5s project activities.
• Optimum amount of metals are recovered from ash
• Coordinate with metals outlet manager to optimise metals recovery.
• Assist with the management and optimisation of cost drivers.

Required skills

• Primary Degree in Engineering (Production, Industrial, Mechanical, or Chemical. (Ideally with Electro-Mechanics, Mechanics, Industrial Chemistry, Metallurgy, Nautical Sciences, Mining or similar industrial experience).
• Master’s degree is desirable, or aspiration to same.
• Proven managerial experience within the process industry.
• Minimum 5 years of experience in an industrial environment
• Knowledge of a second European language would be an asset.
• Knowledge of SAP applications
• Knowledge and experience with regards to High Temperature Continuous Process’ (metallurgy, power generation, cement industry, petrochemicals...)
• Knowledge of SAP applications
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite^


At Indaver we provide an excellent range of benefits to provide our colleagues with the additional support and flexibility to enable a truly enjoyable work life balance.

• Overall benefits
• Our broad range of attractive benefits enable our colleagues to enjoy life at any stage while growing a career path, with benefits such as:
• Competitive Salaries
• Very attractive pension scheme
• Paid Private Healthcare
• Paid family leave
• Increasing Annual leave with service
• Paid Educational, study and exam leave to support further learnings
• Long service rewards
• Employee saver scheme
• Tax saver and Cycle to work scheme
• Paid parking
• Death in Service Insurance provided
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Supporting your work life balance
• Flexibility of working hours
• Physical and mental wellness e.g. Fresh fruit, running and sports clubs, social events

Type contract

Permanent Full Time


Meath WTE

Who's your recruiter?

David Cunniffe

David Cunniffe

To work at Indaver, is to join a pleasant working environment where we concentrate on growing the individual. Teamwork and continuous professional development is at the core of what we do. We are knowledge leaders in our field and we put great emphasis on developing our employees to maintain our status as industry experts.

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