AD Engineering Supervisor

Location: Dagenham

Business: ReFood

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package

Business:         The ReFood AD plants operate as integrated recycling units, processing a variety of food wastes to produce renewable electricity, heat and DynAgro, a nutrient-rich fertiliser for local farms. The plants also recycle the food waste packaging. The plants provide an environmentally-sustainable solution for all waste producers looking for a safe method of diverting food waste from landfill. 

The Position 

Applications are invited for an Engineering Supervisor to be based at our Dagenham Site. This is a full time permanent position, working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with start and end times to be agreed locally. 

As an Engineering Supervisor your duties and responsibilities will vary based on the Company’s requirements but will include: 

  • Support the day-to-day maintenance of the site and to assist the Operations Manager with co-ordinating the safe and efficient operations of the site in accordance with health & safety and legislative requirements.
  • To provide supervision & assistance to the Electrical and Engineering staff.
  • Organise and implement maintenance schedules as per manufacturer’s guidelines and liaise with the site Management to provide updates on maintenance schedules and work progress.
  • To implement and keep the asset management system updated and to attach costing for specific projects/plant modifications on site.
  • To carry out risk assessments of routine maintenance procedures and unplanned works.
  • To ensure maintenance staff take full responsibility for their work environment and that all tools are maintained and accounted for, maintaining critical spares and ensuring replacement of parts as required at all times.
  • To liaise with external contractors and review RAMS prior to work commencing and ensure that all permit-to-work documents are completed to the required standard. 


  • Educated to A-Level (or equivalent) or higher.
  • Solid engineering background and good process knowledge.
  • Excellent H&S awareness/understanding.
  • Previous experience of working within a supervisory role (preferable within an Engineering Supervisory position).
  • Good IT skills.
  • Be able to motivate and manage a team.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • To be able to prioritise work and be able to deal with multiple tasks at the same time.
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Please apply in writing with your CV to HR Department, Ings Road, Doncaster, DN5 9TL or email

* Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted due to the high volume of CV’s being received.

Closing Date – 26th April 2019

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