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Maintenance Supervisor

Job Reference emr/TP/100/2667

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Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Full Time
Contract Details:
Attractive, plus benefits
Working Hours:
Shift Rotation
Closing Date:
Job Category:
Invenens - Separation

Package Description

Attractive salary plus great benefits such as:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Option to buy and sell leave
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Employee Support to include Life Assurance and critical illness pay
  • 24/7 Colleague Assistance Programme and Financial Wellbeing Support – access to affordable loans, savings accounts, advanced earned pay, and financial education via salary finance
  • Online savings- major retailers, utilities, entertainment plus many more

About our opportunity:

As a key maintenance team member, you will organise resources to drive efficient, effective utilisation of all personnel, plant and equipment.

You'll supervise the maintenance personnel and the allocation of work to them against set plans and reactive maintenance regarding breakdowns

Your experience will enable you to promote and encourage teamwork and flexibility and promote integration and a team ethic between maintenance and production departments.  

This opportunity will work on a shift rotation pattern of 4 on 5 off, 5 on 4 off rotation

What you will be doing:

You will supervise the maintenance department, monitoring performance, problem-solving, and liaising with management and the site coordinator.  You'll be involved with continuous improvement initiatives and ensure training, and development is complete for site operatives and efficiently onboarding new colleagues.

About you:

You'll have a strong appreciation and understanding of a safe working environment, hazard awareness and a compliant attitude, experience of landfill avoidance processes or similar and maintenance and improvement techniques experience to achieve planned continuous improvement methods.  

Previous supervisory experience with a positive approach to managing safety and being responsible for the safety of others.  You'll need good numeracy and verbal reasoning skills and be able to read electrical and engineering drawings.  Previous experience and a recognised maintenance qualification.



Who we are?

European Metal Recycling is a global leader in sustainable materials with physical operations in the UK, USA, Germany and the Netherlands. Our core business is the recycling of metal and plastics from a range of public, commercial and industrial waste streams. Our recycling activities generate around 10 million tonnes of sustainable materials every year, saving over 10 million tonnes of CO2.

Our mission is to have great people serving our customers with dependable recycling solutions. EMR is still privately owned, with family values at its core. It’s a place where we care about our people, our customers, our workplace and our communities. We offer diverse and exciting career opportunities where individuals can make a difference and are recognised and rewarded for their hard work.

Find out more about us at  

It goes without saying that you will need the correct licences or certificates for a variety of our roles.

However, at EMR we value the way we do things as much as the delivery. We call our expectations our Behaviours. They align with our Values of We Care and We Do, and they apply across all levels and roles in the business.

​We Care

- Integrity – you are Respectful and Honest

- Trust – you are Collaborative and Authentic

We Do

- Accountable – you are Determined and Responsible

- Innovative – you have a Growth Mind-set and you are Progressive

If we all carry out our roles in line with these Behaviours, we will achieve success as One Team. If you embody our Behaviours, we want to hear from you!