Facilities Supervisor

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.
Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
week commencing 24th June 2024
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced Supervisor of a Mechanical recycling facility?

A greener, more environmentally-friendly UK is possible – and we’re making it happen.

As a Facility Supervisor at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, you’ll be contributing to an ever-growing established company that’s helping customers reduce their impact on the environment, conserve natural resources and reduce landfill.

About the role

This position is a permanent position based at our Site at Reliance Street , Newton Heath with a salary of £45,772 Plus up to 10% Bonus, Pension, Holidays. 

The working hours are 4 on 4 off shift pattern ( days only) , 12-hour shifts 7am-7pm.

About the role

What will I be doing?

  • You will assist the Plant Manager with the safe and efficient operation of the facility in accordance with relevant legislation/regulations.
  • You will engage both internal and external teams to ensure the efficient use of the processing equipment and associated assets.
  • A requirement of your role will be that you have your own transport available, a travel allowance will be paid to the successful candidate when they travel between any of the sites.

What are the requirements?

  • To maintain compliance with all safety and environmental regulations, instructions and in line with SUEZ Policies and Procedures.
  • To prioritise time to ensure that all aspects of the operation are supervised.
  • To serve as an example and role model in the desire to maximise recycling and improve safety culture and operational efficiencies.
  • To ensure that weekly production schedules as defined by the Plant Manager are delivered efficiently and within budget.
  • Provide stand by cover for out of hours events.
  • To create, manage and control relevant operational documents.
  • Whilst overseeing the day-to-day operation of the facility your role will include (but not be restricted to) the following elements:  Producing and leading the Daily Review Meeting
  • Dealing with and resolving daily production challenges.
  • Contribute to weekly production review meetings to realise continuous improvements and efficiencies.
  • Contribute to the reduction of safety and environmental risks.
  • Contribute to improve the safety culture on site.
  • Act as a positive role model to mentor and develop new and existing team members to ensure they understand the team dynamics.
  • Improve the performance of the team and individuals through development, learning and constructive feedback.
  • Lead employees effectively to ensure your team exceeds targets and expectations.
  • Making strategic decisions in the absence of other leaders.
  • Carry out basic maintenance and cleaning to agreed standards in line with SUEZ Policies and Procedures.
  • Carry out Performance Reviews and manage poor performance or conduct.
  • Review and maintain personnel and site staff training records to avoid lapses which could result in operational inefficiencies and non-compliance.
  • Operate plant machinery both static and mobile including shredders and Over band Magnets. 
  • Ability to operate Scada systems.

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.


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.