Waste plant managers oversee the day-to-day operations of waste facilities, recycling plants and landfill sites.
There will be
4% more Waste plant manager jobs in 2023.
In your local area
Your day-to-day duties could include:
Starter salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Experienced salary: £35,000 to £45,000
These figures are a guide.
You’ll usually work between 37 to 40 hours a week.
You’ll be office based on site but you’ll visit the plant or facility regularly to get updates from staff, supervisors and engineers.
You could improve your career prospects by gaining chartered manager status with the Chartered Institution of Waste Management.
This could lead to roles like regional manager or waste consultant, specialising in areas like environmental legislation.
You could also work in related industries like water treatment or ‘green energy’.
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