Operations Manager - Quarry and Landfill

Job Title: Operations Manager - Quarry and Landfill
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne Airport
Salary: $130000 - $150000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-11-27
Reference: JO-1811-92386
Contact Name: Tim Venn
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 25, 2019 11:03

Job Description

About the Company
A leading privately owned quarry/landfill operator with more than 50 years' successful operation across Australia 

About the Role
The duties of the Operations Manager include but are not limted to; 
  • Oversee the operations of the post collection landfill, the quarry (including excavation and processing) and the onsite buider's waste and contaminated site recycling
  • Manage roughly 40 onsite operational staff
  • Ensure the full utilisation of plant and it's regular maintenance
  • Project manage civil projects/earthworks such as cell construction and road construction and maintenance
  • Drive a safety first culture across all operations 
  • Work with the compliance team to maintain relevant licences and certification (EPA, ISO etc)

About You
The successful candidate will have a combination of the following skills and experience; 
  • A proven track record in managing operations in one or more of the following sectors; landfill, quarrying, bulk earthworks and or mining
  • Maintaining and constantly assessing and improving site safety systems
  • Managing large operational teams 
  • Maximum utilisation of fixed plant (both leased and owned) through accurate work scheduling and tight maintenance plans 

The Benefits
The opportunity to work in a large scale business which is privately owned 
  • Work across a number of different disciplines; landfill, product recycling, quarrying, civil earthworks
  • A long lifespan of airspace and raw materials
  • Competitive salary and excellent medium and long term prospects 
  • An established team of sales, operations, mechanical and environmental professinals 

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Tim Venn on 03 9929 9549, quoting ref no. JO-1811-92386. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at