Charles Cocklin

Director | Waste Recycling | Power | Aggregates
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Are you looking to speak to the expert recruiter for Waste Management and Power? Charles and his wealth of expertise and impeccable market knowledge is the market expert for you…

Charles started his recruitment career in the City of London as a researcher for one of the world’s leading telecommunications recruitment companies. Charles moved to the South-West in order to further develop his career in his passion – environmental and sustainability focused recruitment. Here he was asked to transform the Waste and Recycling division, which was a huge success and further developed into the Power &  Aggregates sectors. Now, Charles specialises in Operations, Commercial, Technical (engineering and maintenance) and Transport/Logistics recruitment within Waste & Recycling EfW (Energy from Waste), W2E (Waste to Energy), Power & Aggregates sectors. 

Recent Successful Projects: 

  • Full Site recruitment (junior to GM) – Brand new RDF/SRF Plant 
  • 28 staff for 5 CA Centres (HWRC) – Large Local Authority Contractor 
  • 40+ Staff for a Municipal Waste and large Incineration facility 

Recent Successful Placements 

  • General Manager – Brand new RDF/SRF plant  
  • Head of Maintenance – Large Municipal Waste Business  
  • Maintenance Manager – MBT/EfW/MRF/RDF/  
  • IVC and MBT Manager – National Local Authority contractor  
  • Commercial Director, Head of BD, BDM’s, Account Managers – National Waste Brokers (National Waste Service Providers)  
  • Head of Fleet – National Green/Food Waste Business  
  • Transformation Director – Energy from Waste Company 
  • EfW Technicians – across the UK for several businesses 
  • Managing Director – Large regional Commercial Collections Business 
  • Commercial Director – One of the UK’s leading Waste Management Companies 
  • Head of Waste Operations – Municipal Waste and Local Authority Service Provider 
  • MRF/RDF/MBT/WTS/HWRC/Landfill/EfW/Paper Recycling/Metals – Site Staff 
  • Specialist sectors Business Development