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Plant Operations Supervisor

Location: Kingston, ON 

Job Summary:

The Plant Operations Supervisor will report to the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and assume a key role in managing operations and logistics at Li-Cycle’s pilot plant for lithium-ion battery recycling in Kingston, ON.

We are seeking a talented, motivated, and top performer to join our team in this role.

Candidates must submit a cover letter and resume via indeed.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Oversee day-to-day plant operations and battery storage facilities
  • Manage inbound and outbound shipments of lithium-ion batteries and other supply materials
  • Track inventory of materials in storage sites; maintain inventory management system
  • Monitor and troubleshoot operational issues; escalate to engineering team as necessary
  • Manage all communication on operational issues between management and engineering teams
  • Monitor all safety and environmental issues and report any issues to management
  • Ensure work site free of any waste and maintain neat and clean plant
  • Train and supervise employees as required
  • Other duties as required
Job Requirements:
  • Minimum educational requirements: college diploma
  • Experience in plant operations of an industrial environment
  • Experience with warehousing and inventory management
  • Trained in Transport of Dangerous Goods (training to be provided as needed)
  • Forklift driving experience a plus
  • Excellent technical, communication, organizational, managerial and planning skills
Other Competencies:
  • High-level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation
  • Proactive self-starter with an ‘owner’s mindset’
  • Consistently delivers quality work on time, with a strong attention to detail
  • Support and practice all Health and Safety practices
  • Motivated, methodical, and optimistic
About Li-Cycle:

Li-Cycle is on a mission to leverage its innovative solution to address an emerging and urgent global challenge. Lithium-ion rechargeable batteries are increasingly powering our world in automotive, industrial/utility/residential energy storage, and consumer electronic applications. The world needs improved technology and supply chain innovations to better recycle these batteries and to meet the rapidly growing demand for critical and scarce battery-grade materials.

Li-Cycle Technology™ is a low cost, safe, environmentally friendly process that can recycle all types of lithium-ion batteries. It can do so with an unparalleled recovery rate of up to 100% of all materials. Li-Cycle’s industry-leading innovations make it uniquely positioned to support a key element of the growing international movement towards zero carbon technologies as part of the circular economy.

For more information, you can view Li-Cycle’s corporate video here:

Benefits of Working for Li-Cycle:
  • High impact work: as a core member of the team, you have the opportunity to take a primary lead role and make a significant impact
  • Global environmental impact: we are a clean technology company with a mission to reduce CO2 emissions globally to ensure a sustainable future for the environment
  • Passionate team: we are pushing boundaries and are passionate about everything we do


Candidates must submit a cover letter and resume via indeed.

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