Maintenance Supervisor - Polymers

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Maintenance Supervisor (Polymers) – Avonmouth, Bristol
Salary – Competitive

At Viridor, we're one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies and part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group. We put waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy and are at the forefront of the UK's green economy. We're undergoing rapid change and development which provides opportunities for those who are seeking a role to make their mark and drive forward a best in class performance.

We are set to open the UK's largest multi polymer plastic recycling plant in Avonmouth near Bristol and are looking for 4 Maintenance Supervisors to join our growing team on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern

Our new world class facility is expected to process 81,000 tonnes of PET, HDPE and PP plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays in its first year of operation, rising to 89,000 tonnes in year three. This will produce 60,000 tonnes of recycled plastic in year one, rising to 63,000 tonnes in year three.

Working in partnership with the Production Team, our Maintenance Supervisors' will be responsible for the safe and effective delivery of day to day site maintenance, ensuring that all tasks are completed in a timely manner to the required standard with production downtime minimised. Providing engineering expertise as required, with the ability to communicate relevant information at all levels as well as making recommendations and influencing decision making will be an important part of this role.

Health and Safety is at the heart of everything we do. Our Maintenance Supervisors will work within the guidelines of WorkSmart strategy, Health, Safety & Environmental regulations, Site Permit and other statutory regulations and ensure that the Maintenance Team remain compliant at all times.

Our Maintenance Supervisors will be responsible for the maintenance team, so the ability to lead and motivate others is essential. Supervising contract workers will also be part of this role, ensuring that work is completed to agreed timescales and scope.

The ideal Maintenance Supervisor will have:

 *A background in a process, production or manufacturing environment, as well as the relevant engineering experience. *Completed apprenticeship (NVQ level 3) in an appropriate engineering skill or possession of a HNC/HND in a relevant discipline *Working knowledge of CMMS systems, purpose and functionality, electrical/mechanical systems and safety. *Excellent verbal and written communication skills *Computer literacy skills and have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office systems, with the ability to analyse data and produce detailed reports *A good understanding of a proactive maintenance strategy and condition monitoring *Full driving license.

At Viridor, we offer a competitive salary as well as excellent benefits including our pension scheme, healthcare, free eye test and safety eyewear where required alongside a number of flexible benefits.

This is an exciting opportunity in our fast-growing business to join, develop and drive forward this state of the art brand new facility and help Viridor become the market leader.

The closing date for this role is Friday 25th October 2019.

If you want to work within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, click apply.


No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

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