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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.

Level
5
Equivalent to higher national diploma (HND)
Typical duration
30 months
Apprenticeship category
Engineering and manufacturing
Maximum funding
£16,000
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
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.

Full information on Metal recycling technical manager (MRTM) (level 5) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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