Plant Supervisor

  • Job Reference: JR15562
  • Date Posted: 27 March 2024
  • Employer: Veolia
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  • Location: Rainham, London
  • Salary: £32,760
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Salary: Competitive plus overtime at time and a half/doubt time plus Veolia benefits
Hours: 42.3 hours per week Monday - Friday

Location: Coldharbour Lane, Rainham, Essex, RM13 9YB

When you see the world as we do, you see the chance to help the world take better care of its resources, and help it become a better place for everyone. It's why we're looking for someone who's just as committed as we are, to push for genuine change and bring our ambition of Ecological Transformation to life.

We know that everyone here at Veolia can help us work alongside our communities, look after the environment, and contribute to our inclusive culture.

What we can offer you;

  • 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Access to our company pension scheme
  • Discounts on everything from groceries to well known retailers
  • Access to a range of resources to support your physical, mental and financial health; so you can lean on us whenever you need to
  • One paid days leave every year to volunteer and support your community
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities, allowing you to reach your full potential

What you'll be doing;

  • As the Plant Supervisor, you will be responsible for producing a high quality recycled product achieved through effective decision making and appropriate delegation of tasks.
  • You will undertake day to day supervision of the Road Sweeping Plant, ensuring shift personnel carry out their duties efficiently and safely and all processes are carried out in line with the company's Risk and method statements (RAMS), safe systems of work and local operating procedures.
  • You will oversee the coordination of machinery and equipment cleaning programmes, the coordination of waste and product flows and associated traffic management and conduct essential machinery and plant checks.
  • The Plant Supervisor will liaise with all operational departments at the site in organising safe collection inputs, subsequent acceptance and processing of loads within the Road Sweeping Plant and coordinate the collection and delivery of end products.
  • You will identify parts needed for the plant and submit monthly tonnage reports.
  • You will ensure the efficient operation of the plant by conducting and/or organising scheduled monitoring and maintenance.

What we're looking for;

  • A proactive team player who is able to keep a detailed and accurate record of plant defects and spare parts to maintain downtime to a minimum.
  • A direct and strong leader who is able to effectively delegate tasks to their team members and communicate issues effectively with management and contractors.
  • A health and safety conscious individual who ensures the safe wellbeing of all employees and contractors on-site.

Here at Veolia, we're proud to be known as an equal opportunities employer. We know how important it is to be fully committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive place to work for every one of our colleagues. So no matter their age, gender, gender expression, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexuality or veteran status, every applicant who meets the minimum requirements will be considered fully.