Quincy Recycle

Quincy Recycle

Operations Manager

Indianapolis, IN
Feb 27, 2023
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• Alive & Well • Be Courageous & Try It • Listen Up, Be Inquisitive & Keep an Open Mind •

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•Commit, Be Tenacious, & Compete to Win •

Indianapolis, IN- Plant Operations Manager

Established in 1974, Quincy Recycle is a growth-oriented leader in the B2B industrial recycling space now operating eight plant locations in 5 Midwestern states. Our mission is to provide long-term solutions and support for our customers’ waste stream needs and sustainability goals. Our team members thrive in a collaborative and team-oriented environment where we put customer service first and provide tremendous opportunities for both professional and personal growth.

This position requires high levels of confidence, competitive drive, independent action, initiative, and a sense of urgency in supporting team members and the business processes. Also important is the ability to make quick decisions and take responsibility for them. A well-suited candidate can react and adjust quickly to changing conditions and come up with practical ideas for dealing with them. The style is purposeful, and directed at getting things done quickly. People and problems must be handled with confidence. There is a strong demand for high-quality, organized, and repeatable results. The responsibilities are broad in scope, encompassing a wide variety of activities requiring rapid shifts in priorities and a directive leadership style that encourages results-driven, task-oriented collaboration.

We offer:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with relative and applicable experience
  • Laptop, Cell Phone Stipend, and tools necessary to perform the functions of the job
  • An opportunity to create and influence a growth-oriented atmosphere
  • An outstanding team dynamic and a working environment full of support, challenge, and reward

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create and sustain a safe plant environment and culture
  • Manage all commodity receiving, processing, inventory, and shipping processes
  • Identify opportunities to expand or shift course quickly to maximize changing markets
  • Support and manage an effective preventative maintenance program for plant equipment
  • Manage a staff consisting of direct labor, maintenance and customer services associates.
  • Optimize operational productivity and efficiencies while maximizing gross margin
  • Support Business Development and Administrative team members in driving profitable plant performance
  • Train staff as needed
  • Collaborates with and works alongside the team on the plant floor.
  • Minimum of 90% of time spent on the floor. This is not an office job.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business-related field and previous P&L responsibility preferred
  • 3-5 years in an operations management role preferred Warehouse/Manufacturing
  • Experience with P&L responsibility preferred
  • Strong leader of people and able to get buy-in from all members of the team.
  • High level of confidence in making business decisions.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and ability to support maintenance functions
  • Highly effective written and oral communication skills coupled with proven team development experience
  • Ability to be flexible with schedule to support our day and overnight shifts.

Quincy Recycle offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes: Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, 401k with Profit Sharing, Flex Spending, Paid Time Off, and Paid Holidays.

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