Assistant Shift Team Leader

Are you a process, power plant, or operations supervisor looking to take on a new challenge?  

Viridor is one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies. Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor puts waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy. This is an exciting time to work at Viridor. We are at the forefront of the UK's green economy and we use smart people and technology to deliver our vision, bringing people together to give the world's resources new life.

We are now looking to recruit an Assistant Shift Team Leader to join our team at our Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Cardiff, working 42.5 hours a week.

The Role:

The Assistant Shift Team Leader will supervise and provide direction to the shift team at the ERF site. You will plan, implement and monitor systems and processes through good practice to maximise the process and ensure health, safety and environmental compliance on a 24 hour shift system.

The Assistant Shift Team Leader will be the Authorised Person (AP), complying with the ERF Safe System of Work. This includes the supervision of contractors when carrying out activities on site. You will be working as part of a team within the Maintenance Department when required and implement and carry out maintenance activities to ensure plant availability is maximised.

You'll build and maintain relationships with colleagues to ensure effective communication across the site. You will be required to be totally flexible and carry out other duties identified from time to time ensuring site objectives are achieved.

Our ideal Assistant Shift Team Leader:

 *Good understanding of the Management of Industrial processes *Good understand of environmental health & safety within a process or power industry *Engineering qualifications, preferably ONC / HNC (or equivalent) *Safety qualification, preferably IOSH or NEBOSH *Process or Power Plant experience *Experience in safe systems of work, issuing Permits to Work and safety documentation *Excellent communication skills are required at all levels; both verbally and written. *Ability to carry out team briefings, participate in detailed shift handovers and write concise reports

Rewards and Benefits:

We are offering the successful Assistant Shift Team Leader a competitive salary with a package including contributory pension scheme, optional healthcare scheme and a range of flexible benefits. 

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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