Transfer Station Supervisor - 6 Month Temporary Contract
Emterra Group Inc
Surrey, Coquitlam, and, Canada
41d ago

Emterra Group is a leader in providing integrated recycling resource management and waste disposal solutions to the industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) sectors and municipalities throughout Canada.

Our view of waste management means maximizing recycling and waste diversion. Whether you see it as garbage, waste, trash, rubbish or junk, we see waste another way as a resource to be collected and recycled into new, usable products.

From tire recycling to liquid waste we turn waste into resources.

If you are an experienced, energetic and customer-focused administrative professional, interested in joining a dynamic family-

owned entrepreneurial organization where you can make a difference, then look no further! We are looking for an individual who shares our passion for this industry and who strives for excellence as our business continues to grow.

The Transfer Station Supervisor is responsible for supervising a team of equipment operators, general laborers, and subcontractors who contribute to the daily operations of each department of the recycling, transfer, and disposal operation.

The Supervisor’s duties will include performing daily work assignments, scheduling employees, fill sequence planning, equipment operation, compliance tasks, maintenance tasks, administrative tasks, and other duties stipulated by regulation or permit conditions.

The Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring the safety of employees and customers while maintaining efficient operations.

This position reports directly to the Site Manager and works closely with office staff, hauling and transfer station operations.

The transfer station is open 363 days per year. Applicants must be willing and able to work four-day rotating shifts (i.

e. four days working and four days off).

What will you do?

  • Supervise, coordinate and schedule the activities of staff in accordance with the terms of any collective agreement in place;
  • Assume a lead role in all aspects of safety on the site including providing site orientations, chairing crew safety meetings, conducting tailgate meetings, and leading incident investigations;
  • Hire, coach, discipline and terminate staff in accordance with Emterra policies and the terms of any collective agreement in place;
  • Under the direction of the Site Manager, ensure that the transfer station meets all requirements from Metro Vancouver, regulatory bodies and Emterra expectations;
  • Ensure outbound garbage and recyclable materials meet disposal / recycle facility specifications;
  • Coordinate with the maintenance team to ensure preventative maintenance is performed on schedule and downtime is minimized;
  • Monitor and manage onsite inventories of all materials to ensure compliance with contractual and regulatory requirements;
  • Ensure detailed coordination and communication with other shift supervisors;
  • Prepare production, inventory and other reports as necessary;
  • Train personnel on operations, specifications for outbound materials and safety procedures;
  • Provide recommendations to improve production, service levels and safety;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • What will you bring?

  • Grade 12 or GED equivalency; job related post-secondary education considered an asset;
  • Minimum 2-3 years previous experience in a supervisory role in a manufacturing or heavy industry environment;
  • Must be pro-active and willing to learn;
  • Must have good interpersonal skills, both verbal and written;
  • Experience running and operating excavators, loaders, forklift and / or skid-steer an asset;
  • An ability and willingness to work shift work (day and evening), weekends; and
  • A friendly personality combined with a roll-up your sleeves and get it done attitude!
  • What do we have to offer you?

  • A Total Rewards Program which includes but is not limited to a competitive base salary and a comprehensive Group Insurance Plan;
  • As part of a small team, ongoing support and resources to ensure your success in this role;
  • A family-oriented culture with an entrepreneurial mind-set that encourages you to take ownership of your role and affect change.
  • Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resourc es in any of the following ways : 905-

    336-9084; or by mail at 1122 Pioneer Road, Burlington, ON, L7M 1K4. No agencies. No phone calls please. Emterra thanks all applicants for their interest however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

    Emterra Group is a leader in providing integrated recycling resource management and waste disposal solutions to the industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) sectors and municipalities throughout Canada.

    Our view of waste management means maximizing recycling and waste diversion. Whether you see it as garbage, waste, trash, rubbish or junk, we see waste another way as a resource to be collected and recycled into new, usable products.

    From tire recycling to liquid waste we turn waste into resources.

    Emterra Group is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of all individuals in accordance with legislation and Human Rights in all provinces.

    Should you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources in any of the following ways : send an email to hr emterra.

    ca; by phone 905-336-9084, Extension 1103 or by mail to 1122 Pioneer Road, Burlington, ON L7M 1K4.

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