Metal recycling technical manager (MRTM) (level 5)
Manage a commercially viable site in the metal recycling sector, which considers and responds to strict regulations and legislation specific to the sectors operational activity.
- Qualification level
Equivalent to higher national diploma (HND).
- Typical duration
- 30 months
- Apprenticeship category
- Engineering and manufacturing
- Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
- Also known as
- Managers with technically competent manager responsibility (environmental agency operators’ mandatory requirement by site)
- Metal recycling general manager
- Metal recycling site manager
- Scrap depot manage
- Site supervisor of premium metal recycling sites
Skills an apprentice will learn
- a) Apply legal and regulatory requirements to manage a metal recycling site compliantlyb) Assess whether organisational processes and procedures and those that follow them are compliant with legal and regulatory requirements.
- Manage Metal Recycling processes/procedures/plans applicable to individual site/team/equipment and apply within own area of responsibility specifically against:Material acceptance, storage, treatment and despatch. Site security and logistics.
- Analyse and interpret data and information to inform effective decisions and solve problems for instance commercial and employee data/information.
- Carry out a training needs analysis across the site team
- Plan and schedule Metal Recycling site activities
- Communicate to a range of stakeholders both verbally and in writing
- Monitor and measure performance and take appropriate management action in relation to people, finance and site operations.
- Report on processes/procedures/plans applicable to individual site/team/equipment and apply within own area of responsibility
- Manage and influence employees,visitors and sub-contractors , for example, applying appropriate policies and procedures
- Delegate relevant tasks to meet the requirements of the site and wider business needs for example weighbridge calibration
- Negotiate better outcomes for the business to improve operational efficiency and financial performance.
- Build constructive relationships with stakeholders so as to improve smoother running of the business. This could be with communities, customers, employees and regulators.
- Influence and persuade a range of stakeholders to further achieve operational activity.
- Monitor the metal market risks and takes appropriate mitigating action
- Investigate problems and/or opportunities to determine cause and implement practical solutions based on the findings
- Effectively manage difficult, challenging and confrontational situations and people
- Manage competing priorities in a dynamic site environment
- Identify and document risk and take appropriate management action in line with site's requirements.
- Accurately identify and assess material to inform: acceptance; commercial viability; processing, handling and storage; logistics; and dispatch
- Manage stockpiles in accordance with relevant regulations and business priorities
- Management and control of site resources such as people, stock, assets, plant and equipment.
- Ensure accurate site records are maintained in accordance with relevant regulations and business requirements for: Site, Commercial and People.
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