Recycle Ann Arbor is hiring a MRF General Manager!!

May 20, 2021

Recycle Ann Arbor is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that has been serving the local community for over 40 years. We are committed to the environment and Reducing, Reusing, and Re-thinking the way waste is generated.

The MRF General Manager is a senior leader responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the recycling process and will report to the Director of Operations. This includes development, training, adherence to and enforcement of all established safety procedures and protocols. Responsible for personnel management of all assigned facility staff including meeting production and quality goals. Leads facility reporting, AP/AR, vendors, commodities, basket value and inbound/outbound commodities shipments, etc. This position will require working in both an administrative office setting and outdoor tipping and warehouse processing environment exposed to inclement weather conditions.  The required hours and physical demand may vary due to material processed, seasonal demand and facility capacity. You must also be able to regularly work near or around high-powered magnets, which prohibits persons with pacemakers to be near or around them.

Some key responsibilities will include leading the MRF’s Safety Committee and co-leading the organization’s Safety Committee; developing, training, and enforcing all established safety procedures and protocols; managing, training and ensuring compliance with Safety/OSHA/MiOSHA regulations and programs; assessing occupational and environmental safety hazards and effectiveness of controls and hazard reduction potential for all areas of the MRF; analyzing data, developing production schedules, processes and procedures to meet MRF production and quality goals.

The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor’s Degree and/or progressive high-level equivalent training in recycling production and/or high-speed manufacturing, and 5-7 years’ experience leading recycling plant operations and/or high-speed labor-based industrial manufacturing systems.

If this is YOU and you would like to join our team, please view the entire job description on our website at, and email us at  Please include a resume and cover letter telling us why you are the right person for this position and what your salary expectations are.