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Shift Supervisor - Recycling / Logistics

Contract type
Maternity cover
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Rugby, Hermes hub
Dates that interviews will take place
W/C 15th June 2020
Salary to be Advertised
£26,500 (inclusive of overtime) plus good benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced Shift Supervisor, with experience working in a warehouse / logistics environment?

When you join SUEZ, you get more than a brand-new role. Your work will help us deliver innovative and environmentally responsible solutions for water and waste management. You will get a chance to help us preserve and restore our planet’s natural capital for future generations. It’s a career that’s not only exciting, but full of opportunities as well as professional and personal fulfilment.

This role is offered on a full time, fixed term, maternity cover basis.

The hours are 37.5 per week (14:00hrs to 22:00hrs) Mon-Fri plus every other Sun (10:00hrs to 18:00hrs) paid at double time and bank holidays (if not booked off as part as annual leave).

About the role

What will I be doing as a Supervisor?

Reporting to Regional Contract Supervisor, you will be responsible for supervising a small team of operatives responsible for providing waste collection and sortation at the Hermes distribution centre in Rugby and ensuring full compliance on the site.

You will be responsible for ensuring efficient deployment of staff and resources and promoting recycling and diversion from landfill initiatives, working closely with the customer and other members of the SUEZ processing division team and contribute to ensuring we provide the best service to the customer (Hermes).

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Lliaising with the customer to determine each waste requirements from each shift, dealing with the customer’s fast paced changing requirements, conducting site audits in line with policies and procedures.
  • Managing the SUEZ waste compound, using technology to monitor and manage recycling performance, providing reports on waste performance, collating working hours of the site staff for payroll on a monthly basis, maintain budgetary control over operations, order equipment and resource for the operation.
  • Managing performance and health and safety to the contract standards.  

What are the requirements? (Experience and qualifications)

You must be able to demonstrate a passion for recycling coupled with communication skills and must be capable of working alongside your team and the customer to deliver excellent levels of service.

  • Working as part of a team the successful candidate must have previous experience of working in a supervisory position.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in the use of Microsoft office are essential.
  • Experience of operating a counterbalance fork lift truck is desirable.
  • Qualifications held in First Aid and COTC would be an advantage, but not essential.
  • Experience of working in the recycling or waste industry is desirable, but not essential.
  • Reliability, punctuality and a positive attitude to learning new skills are also essential.

Who we are

At SUEZ the efficient and sustainable management of resources around the globe is at the heart of everything we do. Respect – acting ethically and with integrity – is one of our core values. We’re passionate about the environment and believe in protecting our world. Over 90,000 likeminded people worldwide makes for an incredible team, where collaboration and trust are part of the way we work. With true team spirit, we can give our customers a standard of service that goes above and beyond and ensure that our local communities have access to essential water and waste services.

We thank our people for all they do with development opportunities, wide-ranging benefits and rewards that reflect their hard work. In a friendly, supportive environment, you’ll be inspired to grow and play your part in creating a better future for all.   

*No agencies please* 


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