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Waste Co-ordinator

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Do you have experience of Waste Administration? Can you improve processes and efficiencies? Are you an effective project manager?

If the answer is yes - then look no further. Church & Dwight UK Ltd have an exciting opportunity for a permanent Waste Co-ordinator to join our team based at our Manufacturing site in Folkestone, Kent.

The Waste Co-ordinator is responsible for the day to day administration and liaison of all waste aspects within Church & Dwight’s UK sites based in Folkestone, Kent. They are responsible for ensuring records are maintained and that the site operations are complaint to legislation. The Waste Coordinator is expected to drive improvements in the site that increase recycling rates, reduce waste generation, reduce costs and reduce Lean Wastes.

Regular duties include:

  • Ensuring that weekly waste collections are completed and compliant

  • Ensuring correct labelling of waste across the sites

  • Liaising with our Waste Company weekly

  • Raising Purchase Orders for waste collection

  • Reporting to site leadership team on monthly metrics and improvement activities

  • Liaising with our US sustainability team, and reporting metrics

Key responsibilities include:

  • To be responsible for all aspects of Waste Administration including sign off on invoices and waste, & recycling reporting.

  • Managing waste across all sites

  • Liaising with waste suppliers to ensure costs and revenue are optimised

  • Working with the factory team to identify innovative solutions to make waste easier to handle, and reduce quantities

The ideal candidate will have experience of waste management within a manufacturing/FMCG organisation. In addition:

  • Experience of managing projects would be an advantage.

  • Experience of working within the FMCG sector is preferable.

  • Experience working in waste management and improvement is desirable, but not essential

  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills

  • Effective communicator at all levels. Good presentation skills and ability to conduct effective meetings and presentations with large teams.

  • Bias for action, with a professional and positive approach - a can do attitude with a willingness to go the extra mile when required

  • Dynamic, self-motivated and self sufficient

  • Ability to cope with pressure, assertive and adaptable

  • Able to self-manage, by understanding the goal and identifying actions to achieve

In return we offer a competitive package, including 24 days annual leave, a pension matched up to 9%, discretionary annual bonus, life assurance cover and membership of a health cash plan.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at

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DIVERSITY At Church & Dwight

Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

We win when we respect every employee for who they are – regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other differences. We believe that our employees’ contributions are richer because of their diversity. We aim to be a diverse, inclusive and equitable company and are determined to build a culture where people have the power to win together.

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We care - about our people, our products, our consumers and our environment. To honor these priorities, we’ve built our culture around the tenants of courage, determination and team spirit. We’re united by our small company feel and inspired by opportunities to make our mark.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to Please note that these options are available only to those needing an accommodation because of a medical condition or disability. All email submissions should include “Accommodation needed” in the subject line as well as information related to the specific position you are interested in (requisition number, job title, location, etc.). Church & Dwight will not respond to inquiries made to or 877-809-8449 that are not related to accessibility of the online application system by persons with medical conditions or disabilities. To review Church & Dwight’s Equal Opportunities Employer Policy, click link below.

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