Operations Supervisor

Job description

As Operations Supervisor, you will report to the Operations Manager and will be responsible for designated teams to ensure the timely treatment and production of desired outputs within budgeted and planned cost, quality and time parameters. .


  • Plan and co-ordinate, the timely treatment and production of desired outputs to achieve your team objectives and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) as determined by management
  • Ensure weekly departmental/team quality and cost targets are achieved
  • Responsibility for working within the weekly and monthly cost budgets set by management
  • To ensure effective, safe, accurate and timely stock management for assets and PPE
  • Be responsible for ensuring that the quality of the fuel required is achieved by the team within your area and is maintained at the highest possible standard for the customer
  • Ensure ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001 controls and procedures are strictly adhered to
  • Implement the Companys Health and Safety Policy, ensuring safe working conditions and practices within your area of responsibility are adhered to (e.g. manual handling, use of PPE, safe use of machinery and equipment, stacking & storage, etc.)
  • Carry out health & safety audits and inspections as required. Record & report findings to all relevant personnel and take, or follow-up on, relevant corrective action
  • Ensure that a high standard of general housekeeping is maintained at all times
  • Responsibility for ensuring operations within your area is compliant with the company's environmental standards and in particular, the working plan defined in the PPC permit
  • Carry out random quality inspections and ensure full checks are made on quality of fuel and maintenance procedures
  • Support management in the control of maintenance to ensure preventive, breakdown and specialist maintenance of all machinery and equipment is carried out, ensuring that all maintenance schedules and records are updated accordingly
  • Overall responsibility for the effective supervision, training & development and health, safety & welfare of your team
  • Provide strong leadership, direction and mentoring, thereby fostering and sustaining cooperation and team spirit
  • Work closely with the Project Engineer to review and make practicable improvements to workflow, work processes and efficiencies within own area in line with company and departmental objectives.
  • Participate in training and personal development activities, as required
  • Be flexible in undertaking the duties and responsibilities attached to your role
  • Carry out any other reasonable tasks as required by the company

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • A minimum of 1 year's experience in a Supervisory role within the Waste Management Industry
  • Good communication skills
  • Be IT literate and be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Able to prioritise effectively and is results driven
  • Should be familiar with Company Management systems such as Time and Attendance, ISO and Health and Safety

Desirable Skills

  • Hold a telescopic forklift licence
  • Experience of working to ISO standards
  • Ideally you will have attained IOSH in Managing Safely or must be willing to complete this qualification
  • Ideally you have attained OCC level 4 in Waste Management or must be willing to complete this qualification

Further Information

Work time 40 hours Monday to Friday (overtime when required, to ensure the smooth running of site). Annual bonus (up to £1,200 subject to achieving set KPIs); 28 days annual leave; Company pension scheme; Free parking. Must be able to provide documentation to confirm your eligibility to work in the UK. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Job Sector
Environmental, Health and Safety
All of Northern Ireland
Maydown, Derry/Londonderry or Portadown
£15.53 per hour
No. vacancies
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Weekly hours
Published date
Closing date

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