Site Operations Supervisor

Location: Widnes

Business: ReFood

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits

Business:         The ReFood AD plants operate as integrated recycling units, processing a variety of food wastes to produce renewable energy, heat and ReGrow, 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 to apply for the position of Site Operations Supervisor based at our Anaerobic Digestion plant in Widnes. This is a full time permanent position, working 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday.

As a Site Operations Supervisor, your duties and responsibilities will vary based on the Company’s requirements but will include: 

  • Reporting to the Operations Manager; day to day site supervision of inputs of feed stocks, material handling and processing, scheduled maintenance, cleanliness, daily site sampling, testing, record keeping and reporting. 
  • To manage and maintain the sites resources including personnel, the plant, equipment and fulfill health and safety requirements daily.
  • To liaise with the wider transport, commercial and other company departments to ensure operational needs met.
  • To assist in maintaining compliance with Animal Health, the Environment Agency and with the PAS 110 protocol.
  • To comply with Group and site-specific Health and Safety policies and Codes of Practice, including the development and implementation of Risk Assessments, Safe Working Procedures and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Carry out regular and routine monitoring of all site systems whilst ensuring correct recordings, and observing recordings, are within set parameters to ensure optimal process tolerances.
  • To deputise in the absence of the Site Manager and to be included in the out of hours site alarm rota. 

The Person:

  • Have experience in completing risk assessments.
  • Hold a fork lift license, or willingness to train.
  • Ideally hold relevant qualifications with IOSH.
  • Have previous experience of SCADA or similar HMI systems.
  • Have a working knowledge of the waste sector or be involved with other biological processes.
  • Previous plant experience, involving biological processes or treatment would be beneficial.
  • Have good numerical, analytical and diagnostic skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication and IT skills - must be proficient with MS Office.
  • You must be flexible, practical and hard working and be able to work under own initiative.
  • You should be comfortable at working at heights. 

Salary:  Competitive Pay and Benefits

For a full job description, please click here 

Please apply in writing with your CV to HR Department, Ings Road, Doncaster, DN5 9TL or e mail 

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

Closing Date: 14th December 2018

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