Site Supervisor

The Role – Site Supervisor 

Location – Glasgow 

Job Description: 

You are an experienced Site Supervisor, preferably in the waste management industry, and you are looking for your next career move. You are a people manager superstar with a background in risk assessments and method statements and you are commercially switched on. Organisational skill is one of your strong assets and you have good knowledge of health and safety legislation. Does this sound like you? If the answer is yes, then we may have the position for you. 

Are you ready to elevate your career with a leading family-owned waste management company? At NWH Group, we pride ourselves on our national reach, local expertise, and commitment to delivering top-notch service. 

To help us with our efforts, we are now hiring a Site Supervisor in Glasgow. This role’s primary purpose is to ensure the safe, proper and compliant operation of the site while delivering effective KPIs. The Site Supervisor will manage the entire site team, ensuring that all key roles are covered, will be responsible for overall day-to-day running, weighbridge and yard operations.  

This is a full-time job, offering a competitive salary of £14.50/hour (48 hours/week). This role will report to the Head of Service Delivery West. 


Main Job Activities 

  • Monitor and control vehicle movement on site. 

  • Liaise with the internal and external stakeholders for an effective waste stream. 

  • Maintain a high level of safe working across the site. 

  • Ensure the site traffic plan is up to date and adhered to by all people and vehicles accessing the site. 

  • Maintain the SEPA site operating plan and complete SEPA returns 

  • Provide weighbridge cover when required. 

  • Support weekend working when required. 

  • Good general daily housekeeping of the site. 

  • Daily report produced with details of plant start and end times and tonnage produced. 

  • Manage and monitor performance of all yellow plant on site, including ensuring compliance to maintenance and repair schedules. 

  • Develop / maintain and execute a site improvement program with the Head of Service Delivery. 

  • Ensure the Electricity / Fuel / Water usage is monitored and minimized. 

  • Ensure machinery and cabins are locked at end of shifts. 

  • Complete any other reasonable tasks or requests as required. 

  • Ensure breakdowns are reported to line manager in accordance with the site escalation process. 

  • Monitor completion of all downtime recording and maintenance adherence to plan. 

  • Implementing and overseeing the company's Health & Safety Policies and procedures  

  • Effective and professional management of site personnel, including regular staff appraisals  


Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required 

  • 360 & Loading Shovel CPCS Tickets 

  • Experience with Quarry / Recycling Plant and equipment (desirable) 

  • IOSH – Managing Safely 

  • Wamitab Level 4 


What’s included 

  • Great rate of pay + Bonus 

  • 28 days minimum paid holidays 

  • Pension contributions 

  • Death In Service scheme 

  • Free flu jabs 

  • Complimentary tea & coffee in the staff canteen 

  • Free on-site parking 

  • Mental Health and First Aid Support 

  • Dedicated Employee Engagement and Wellbeing support 

  • Grear Christmas Night out 

  • Last but not least: Great company culture! 


The company

The NWH Group is a second-generation family business headquartered in Midlothian. Servicing the whole of Scotland and the north east of England from ten sites, the NWH Group’s vision is to eliminate waste by transforming it into a valuable product. 

On this journey to eliminate waste we provide waste collection services to the Commercial & Industrial, Office, Leisure & Retail and Construction industries. Collecting waste with our fleet of Trade Refuse, Skip, Tipper, Grab and Walking Floor articulated vehicles, we transport materials to our material recycling facilities where we produce and recover valuable products such as metals, cardboard, paper, washed sands, biomass for energy and animal bedding. 


Come as You Are 

The NWH Group is an equal opportunities employer. We value people as individuals with diverse opinions, cultures, lifestyles and circumstances. All employees are covered by this policy and it applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, selection, training, 

deployment, career development, and promotion. These areas are monitored, and policies and practices are amended if necessary to ensure that no unfair or unlawful discrimination, intentional, unintentional, direct or indirect, overt or latent exists. 


To apply for this position, please apply on this page, send a CV to or call 0333 320 4000 

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