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Hamilton compost facility seeks manager

A career opportunity is available in the City of Hamilton, Ontario, beginning January 1, 2006, for the position of ...

A career opportunity is available in the City of Hamilton, Ontario, beginning January 1, 2006, for the position of Operations Manager, In-Vessel Compost Facility.

Aim Waste Management Inc., an environmental contractor servicing the Canadian market, is an emerging leader in the area of waste treatment technologies. Aim Waste Management Inc., as a partner of the design, build and operations team for the City of Hamilton Centralized Compost Facility, will lead the operations component of the project. The facility, designed to process a minimum of 60,000 tonnes of source separated organics annually, is based on proven in-vessel European technologies.


Reporting to the General Manager of Aim Waste Management Inc., you will ensure safe, reliable and predictable operation of the centralized compost facility.

Key accountabilities of the role will include:

Ensure that operations are conducted with safety as a first priority to take care of people and plant;

Ensure business processes, systems and people are aligned and integrated within the operations department to deliver the facility objectives within agreed business parameters;

Manage all processes, shredding, compost systems, screening, material management and QA, QC processes;

Be familiar with all regulations pertaining to composting in Ontario (CCME guidelines);

Correspond with COH Contract Administrator on a daily basis to resolve any outstanding issues;

Ensure conformance of operations with the Operational & Maintenance Contract and MOE C of A requirements for processing and air;

Perform, monitor and ensure compliance with all reporting requirements as set out in the contract;

Manage and develop operational budgets, utilities, personnel, maintenance, sub contracted services;

Correspond with operational support partners and work for continued improvement and sustainability in operations for quality control, cost controls and public relations.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

Significant business management experience or comparable educational training combined with a background in chemistry and/or microbiology. Composting experience would be beneficial but is not essential to the position. Full training with respect to the composting process will be provided and supported by our support partners from the Netherlands.

For more information on Aim Environmental, please visit

Confidential inquiries as well as applications addressing this position can be submitted to Theo Van Wely at

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