HWRC Team Leader

Posted 24 June 2024
Salary £28,688.40 Per annum
Job Type Full Time
Business Area Medway Norse

Job description

HWRC Team Leader

Medway Norse


45 Hours per week


Medway Norse are recruiting for a Team Leader to join the team working from our site in Gillingham, Chatham or Rochester on a permanent, 5 on and 2 off basis.


Our HWRC teams operate over multiple sites in Medway, providing a full waste management and recycling service to the public.


As Team Leader you will oversee the day-to-day operation of the on-site team to ensure that an efficient waste recycling service is provided, managing employee activity, daily rotas and targets under the direction of the Site Supervisor.


Main responsibilities:

  • Ensure all site activities fall within what is allowed via the sites permits
  • Supply information to the Site Supervisor for weekly COTC report
  • Advise and assist members of the general public to deposit waste at the recycling centre, ensuring the different types of waste are placed in the correct container or location  
  • Ensure that members of the general public are treated in a helpful and courteous manner by the team 
  • Taking responsibility for day-to-day shift management, managing timesheet collection and attendance of the operatives 
  • Reporting any accidents or instances where there is a near miss, dealing with and completing accident/incident investigation forms when appropriate


Key Requirements:


You will have proven experience within the waste management industry alongside:


*         Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

*         Experience managing and supervising teams – desirable

*         Previous experience undertaking risk assessments – desirable

*         Experience delivering training, including toolbox talks – desirable

*         Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

*         Able to work to own initiative and as part of a team


Our Offer:


Alongside a positive working environment and a commitment to reinvesting in training for our staff, we offer company pension and sickness scheme and access to Group wide benefits.


Please read the attached Job Description and Person Specification to ensure you meet the criteria before applying.


We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we would advise you to submit your application as early as possible.


Due to the high numbers of applications we receive for our vacancies, if you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the date you apply, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful for this position.