Transfer Station Team Leader (Chargehand)


Bristol Waste Company
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£37,588 per annum

Job Highlights
  • Bristol Waste Company are responsible for refuse and recycling collection, street cleansing and waste disposal for the people of Bristol.
  • The purpose of the role is to monitor the performance and supervise the work of a team of Yard Operatives to ensure duties are completed in a safe and timely manner.
  • Depending on your role we provide an employer contribution of up to 5% into the company pension scheme and generous annual leave package.
Job Requirements/Description

Hours: 45 per week, Monday - Friday 09:30-18:00 & Saturday 08:00-13:00

Location: Avonmouth, Bristol

Transfer Station Team Leader (Chargehand)

Purpose of the role:

To monitor the performance and supervise the work of a team of Yard Operatives to ensure duties are completed in a safe and timely manner.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prioritise, allocate and monitor the work of Yard Operatives to ensure all tasks and responsibilities are completed within the required timescales and that safe working procedures are adhered to
  • Engage positively with BWC employees, including Supervisors and Compliance Officers, as well as external companies etc
  • Liaise with the mobile plant companies to organise repairs 
  • Review operational services and identify opportunities to achieve efficiencies and improve the overall efficiency within the yard environment
  • Guide and improve employee engagement and the safety culture within the organisation contributing to a positive and safe working environment
  • Drive and operate vehicles and equipment as required by the company and in accordance with the valid licence, company safety procedures, legal requirements, experience and training for that vehicle / equipment
  • Vehicle tipping, operating a counter balance fork lift, LGV shunter experience
  • Ensure weighbridge tickets and associated administration are completed accurately and to agreed deadlines

Essential Requirements for the Role:

  • Relevant experience which demonstrates the ability to effectively provide guidance, instruction, support and motivation to an operational team
  • Relevant experience of both fork lift truck and loading shovel duties
  • Professional, confident interpersonal skills for face to face liaison with both internal customers and external buyers
  • Demonstrable experience of the ability to remain effective, whilst adapting to changing tasks or priorities, to meet operational requirements
  • Demonstrable, competent IT skills and relevant experience which demonstrates the ability to undertake general administration duties with a keen attention to detail
  • A good understanding of health & safety within the workplace
  • Driving licence valid for use in the UK

Our Benefits:

  • Depending on your role we provide an employer contribution of up to 5% into the company pension scheme.
  • Generous annual leave package with 25 days annual leave days plus 8 bank holidays.
  • Support for Mental Health, we have an BUPA Employee Assistance Programme that provides support in a variety of different areas such as Mental Health, Financial and Family related topics. We also have Mental Health First Aiders across the business.
  • Support for your Physical Health with our BUPA Health Cash Plan (we cover the cost of coverage for you), Cycle to Work scheme and an onsite Physiotherapist. All free for our colleagues.
  • Because we value our colleagues so much, we want to recruit more employees just like them. Which is why we have our employee referral scheme.
  • Dedicated learning and development team. We take pride in developing our colleagues and some examples of this include our In-House Driver Development Programme and internal promotions. Many of our Senior Leadership Team have developed from Operational roles, such as one of our Contract Managers who started as a Street Cleanser.
  • Employee recognition awards and long service awards. To celebrate our colleagues wherever they are on their journey with us. We recognise and celebrate talent.
  • Flexible working, we recognise that everyone is different and strive to create an environment that supports all colleagues. We have introduced a hybrid working model where possible and actively encourage part-time working, job sharing and flexibility on hours. If this interests, you please do get in touch, and we can start a conversation.
Bristol Waste Company
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£37,588 per annum

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