MRF Team Leader

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Avonmouth MRF
Hours per week
£14.20 Per Hour + Benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you motivated and have the initiative to motivate others?

Would you like to bring this to a company working to create a greener, more environmentally friendly UK?

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.

About the Role 

  • Shift pattern -  6am -2pm or 2pm -12am Alternative weeks
  • Monday - Friday. 
  • £14.20 Per Hour
  • Suez Benefits
  • Location BS11 8AQ


About the role

What will I be doing?

  • Assisting Site Supervisors with the day to day management of a large team.
  • Co-ordinating with Bulk Haulage & Trading colleagues to ensure the provision of adequate resources to move material into and off site, in a timely manner.
  • Assist the site management to ensure daily production targets are achieved & production time is maximised at the facility.
  • Maintaining Shift Log’s and provide daily feedback on performance to teams.
  • Carry out toolbox talks for Safe Systems and Safety Alerts.
  • Assisting Supervisors with weekly audits, action plans and oversee corrective actions, as well as with employee inductions, briefings and training.
  • Assisting Supervisors with the day to day performance management of employees.
  • Carrying out Waste Acceptance Checks on incoming material and carry out rejections as required in line with that specific customer’s contract.
  • Ensuring the segregation of all recyclable materials at the facility is maximised.
  • Controlling housekeeping activities to ensure all are carried out in a safe manner and conform to the Safe Systems of Work and Company Policies.
  • Promoting a culture and operating process that keeps focus on health and safety.
  • Ensuring all work equipment within their area is used and maintained in a safe manner, all defects reported, and a high standard of housekeeping is maintained.
  • Carry out 5’s audits and SIM observations to promote and maintain the safety & lean culture on site.
  • Ensuring that SUEZ complies fully with its legal duties in respect of the health, safety and welfare of its employees.
  • Any other duties that are reasonably requested within the scope of the job role.

What are the requirements?

This is an ideal opportunity for any employee who is interested in gaining experience in a first line management role, and who are keen to progress and develop their personnel skills.

  • The applicant must be self-motivated and be able to work as part of a team.
  • A flexible approach to work will be advantageous as you may be expected to work overtime as required. Ideally, the successful candidate will either already hold or be expected to achieve the ISOH Managing Safely Qualification, and mobile plant licenses. You will also be computer literate.

Who we are

At SUEZ the efficient and sustainable management of resources around the UK 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. 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.   


Closing Date
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.