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Edinburgh, Permanent, 25K - 30K Dependant on Experience
Reference: AJ0884

The Client

A leading Waste Management and Recycling Company operating across the South of Scotland.

Purpose and Responsibilities

Due to continued growth our client is looking for a Site Supervisor to 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 requirements and KPI’s. As Supervisor you will be required to work Monday to Friday from 6.30AM – 4.30PM, overtime and weekends may be required occasionally.

Specific tasks/ responsibilities:

  • To follow Health & Safety and other company policy guidelines and monitor PPE compliance.
  • Ensure day to day running of the site.
  • Keep Manager informed of any issues or concerns.
  • Ensure full communication of any tool box talks or team brief.
  • Induct & train new and existing staff members, ensure understanding of expectations.
  • Ensure input & output material is to expected and agreed quality levels.
  • Ensure that all areas are kept as clean and tidy as possible and that during plant downtime general operatives are cleaning/working in their designated areas.
  • Ensure lock off procedure are followed correctly during daily maintenance/cleaning of plant.
  • Ensure all near misses & accidents are reported correctly.
  • Mobile plant operations – safe operation of loading shovel, excavator or FLTs.
  • Ensure that appropriate traffic management is in place.
  • Organise the removal of waste in accordance with management instructions and compliance.

Person Specification

You’ll also have:

  • Good knowledge of H&S regulation and safe systems of work
  • Good knowledge of plant and machinery relevant to the site
  • A proven track record of employee management and production management of an industrial/factory type facility
  • Working with low levels of supervision in a high pressure production environment
  • A clear understanding and experience of using KPIs and reports
  • Previous experience of training new, temporary and existing employees
  • Proven ability to work within timescales and meeting deadlines
  • Good level of English

Required Experience & Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a similar operational role or environment: 3 years
  • Qualifications in Waste Management Operations - Desirable
  • Mobile plant operator tickets - Desirable



Candidates without the mentioned experience will not be considered for this position. Please read the specification carefully to avoid disappointment.

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