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East London, Permanent, 30K - 32K DOE
Reference: AJ0859

Our Client

Leading Waste Management Company operating throughout the UK.


As Supervisor you will ensure the safe and efficient delivery of services in a professional manner. You will supervise the process of work, equipment, materials, labour and resources from inception to completion in line with Contract requirements and KPI’s. 

Key accountabilities

  • To supervise and co-ordinate programme works as part of the Refuse & Recycling regime on a daily/weekly/monthly basis (this will include domestic refuse, dry mixed recycling, food & garden waste, bulk collections, white goods collections & clinical waste)
  • To ensure that all documentation is completed within specified deadlines.
  • To supervise the implementation of Contract requirements and the specification of all works.
  • To monitor and inspect the standards of work completed, dealing with any matters which arise promptly.
  • To identify, understand, implement and communicate key performance indicators and ensure that these are met.
  • To regularly report to line manager progress on works and any matters which may arise affecting service delivery.
  • To work as part of the Management and Supervisory team, putting forward suggestions and ideas for improvements in service provision.
  • Management of the Depot Environment, dealing with the organisation of waste streams, the transfer of waste to tips and keep and provide records and tonnage of waste in and out of the Depot transfer station.
  • To be available and contactable for emergencies and manage changes to operational requirements on a daily basis and when required on a rota basis for emergency out of hours assistance.
  • To undertake Induction, supervision, management and leadership of employees ensuring that resources are available and utilised effectively.
  • To undertake regular performance management of employees resolving any issues which arise in a timely manner and in accordance with relevant policies and procedures.
  • To manage the training and development requirements of employees.
  • To cascade best operating practice, e.g. H&S, systems, utilisation of machinery etc, to employees, ensuring that relevant systems are put in place to achieve success.
  • To develop processes with employees, both individually and within teams to encourage open and honest communications.


  • Responsible for monitoring the daily inspection and reporting procedure for plant and vehicles.
  • To ensure that all Health and Safety requirements are achieved, recorded correctly and monitored to ensure that a robust, suitable and sufficient safety regime is in place. 

Essential qualifications

  • Supervisory/management qualifications or training desirable
  • I.O.S.H Managing Safely Qualification or equivalent desirable
  • LGV class 2 with DCPC card desirable

Essential technical, professional skills, knowledge and essential experiences

  • Substantial experience working within a refuse and recycling collection business or equivalent relevant environment
  • Experience of IT applications, mainly Microsoft office applications
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative, prioritising and managing workloads
  • Numerate and literate
  • Willingness to undertake further training
  • Clean driving licence
  • Financial/Commercial awareness
  • Open and engaging nature with broadminded thinking



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