Yard Supervisor - Portlaoise, Co. Laois

Job Overview

Yard Supervisor - Portlaoise, Co. Laois

The Role: The main duties and responsibilities of the role will include the following:

  • Supervision of processing and yard operatives.
  • Scheduling of work rotas for processing and yard operatives to ensure that logistics, operational and annual leave needs are met.
  • To drive loading shovel and diggers as and when required.
  • Management of traffic. Direct incoming waste to the correct tipping areas.
  • Ensuring that all waste streams are processed and managed through correct process to maximise landfill diversion.
  • Ensuring that the yard is always clean and tidy.
  • Reporting on incoming waste and related supporting documentation, e.g. photos and feedback.
  • Ensuring that yard operations and waste processing are managed in a manner which reduces processing costs and meets EPA requirements.
  • Ensuring that all team members receive health & safety training and that health & safety requirements are met at all times.
  • Planning preventative and scheduled maintenance for plant and equipment.
  • Ensuring that daily check lists are completed and managed for plant and equipment.
  • Co ordination the maintenance fitter to maintain the plant and shredder to minimise downtime.
  • Participate in weekly site management meetings. Be fully engaged in and contribute to cost saving initiatives and projects at the site
  • All employees are expected to co-operate fully with all provisions taken by the company for ensuring Health and Safety, and Welfare of co-employees and members of the public.
  • Act professionally and courteously with all colleagues and members of the public.


The Person: The ideal candidate will possess the following qualification, skills, knowledge, and attributes.

  • 1 - 2 years' experience in a similar role
  • Relevant licenses and tickets - Forklift, Digger, and other Heavy Machinery
  • Manual Handling experience
  • Must be flexible to work across other areas, as required
  • Eligibility to work in Ireland is required
  • Proficiency in the English language required
  • Experience in the waste industry a distinct advantage

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