Production Supervisor - Alternative Fuel

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.
Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Altens East, Aberdeen, AB12 3GX
Dates that interviews will take place
W/C 15th October 2019
£25,440 plus bonus and good benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you a proven Production Team Leader or Supervisor, with experience of driving continuous improvement in a manufacturing process? Would you like to work for a company that is concerned about climate change and striving to manage the Earth’s resources more effectively? 

At our Altens East production facility we process mixed waste that can’t be recycled into a valuable fuel for sale to local and international customers. You can join a thriving industrial sector and contribute to a resource management company that’s helping customers reduce their impact on the environment, conserve natural resources and reduce landfill.

About the role

What will I be doing?

  • You will be responsible for the safe, efficient and effective production of refuse derived fuel at the Altens East facility in Aberdeen which uses mobile and fixed plant. 
  • You will lead a small, multi-disciplined team and have a background which has instilled an awareness for production quality.
  • Being able to quickly identity root causes which affect production, isolate problems and implement swift resolutions is critical to meet the challenges of the role.
  • Key responsibilities of the role include day to day Supervision of a facility with the potential to handle 70,000 tonnes per year through Refuse Derived Fuel operations.
  • This will involve ensuring compliance with all statutory regulations, maintaining accurate records and engaging the team to maximise their performance.
  • Working with an onsite maintenance team to manage planned and preventative maintenance of the facility is crucial and candidates will have experience of working in similar production environments. 
  • Identifying and implementing process improvements will be essential in order to achieve optimum retrieval rates from processed materials.
  • The successful candidate will also be responsible for ensuring activities of the team comply with SUEZ’s policies & procedures and relevant Health & Safety legislation.

*** Hours of work will be Monday - Friday (08:30 - 17:00) ***

What are the requirements?

  • A proven production supervisor or team leader, applicants must be able to demonstrate a strong capability of working safely and efficiently in a demanding processing environment.
  • Strong communication and IT skills, coupled with a personal desire to achieve, are essential since SUEZ offer fantastic training and development opportunities.
  • The successful candidate must have experience in leading similar teams and be able to demonstrate an understanding and experience of working with KPIs. IOSH or a similar Health and Safety qualification is preferable, with any specific experience in lean and continuous improvement techniques such as Six Sigma and / or 5S, being advantageous.

Who we are

SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is a forward-thinking company recognised as one of the top places in the UK to work. We are proud of the fantastic opportunities for personal growth and development we offer our people. As we continue to develop and grow, you can play an important part in the essential work we are doing to make businesses and communities more sustainable.

Working at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is not like most jobs – it means striving to secure our planet’s resources and being part of the resource revolution. By joining us, you will help to safeguard the environment and the public through essential waste and water management services, contribute to the sustainable development of communities, businesses and regions, and promote the emerging low-carbon circular economy.

With a raft of benefits, family-friendly policies and excellent remuneration packages, there’s never been a better time to join SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. A friendly and supportive place that you will love to work in, we believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.

To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV.

*No agencies please*

Closing Date
This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.