Team Leader

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.
Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Preston, Red Scar
Hours per week
Summary of vacancy

Do you enjoy leading and motivating others? Have you got relevant site operational experience?

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

Location: Preston, Red Scar

  • Salary £32,641.63 per annum / £13.17 per hour
  • Working 47.5 hours per week
  • Monday - Friday
  • Full PPE provided
About the role

What will I be doing?

You will be:

  • Reporting into the Area Supervisor, you will look after the day-to-day operation of the busy HWRC / Transfer Station.
  • To oversee the operation and routine maintenance of mobile plant items.
  • Ensure that recycling and diversion from landfill is maximised as much as possible.
  • Under the direction of management, ensure compliance with relevant legislation and company policies is maintained.
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations and the environmental permit for the site is maintained.
  • Ensure all relevant paperwork is accurately completed and correctly returned to the Administration Department on a daily, weekly and/or monthly basis. 
  • Responsible for the correct use of the permit to work system.
  • Booking of Contractors loads out of the site
  • Travel to undertake training requirements as well as travel to other sites in the area for staff cover.
  • Any other reasonable request or duties


What are the requirements?

  • A broad knowledge of mobile plant and any other applicable equipment used within the Waste Management and Recycling.
  • Certification of mobile plant used in site is desirable, although training may be given.
  • You must be capable of working within a team and have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • An understanding of safe waste handling and recycling practices is desirable.
  • Previous experience of a similar role would be advantageous.
  • A degree of overtime and flexibility is required, as the operations run over a 7-day working week, including all English Bank Holidays.

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