Sorting Line Supervisor

JOB TITLE: Sorting Line Supervisor.
LOCATION: Forth, Lanark
SALARY: £9.50 – £11.00 / Hr depending on experience, plus Bonus & Benefits.
DURATION: Permanent

CLOSING DATE: 3rd August

To apply please forward your CV to with the subject line, Sorting Line Supervisor



To ensure the efficient day to day operation of the Sorting Line recycling plant under the direction of the operations manager. In this “hands on” supervisory role, the successful candidate will have a flexible, proactive and versatile approach to work with a “no compromise” attitude to health and safety. You will have experience of managing people and basic mechanical knowledge in maintaining a processing plant in an outdoor environment. In addition, the successful candidate will have experience of production optimisation, preferably with knowledge of waste processing; however, training and development will be given to candidates who can demonstrate the necessary skills and aptitude to take on this challenging role.

Responsible to: Operations manager
Responsible for: Sorting line team/processing plant operations



7.00am – 5.00pm Monday – Friday (Daily half hour Paid Lunch Break)
Weekend shift may be required
Average Working Week: 47.5 Hrs
Requires Working on Bank Holidays (Except Christmas Day and 1st January)
Plus, Optional Overtime as required by the company.
Annual Holidays: 29 Days
Possible future Requirements – 12hr shifts (6am-6pm)


Levenseat Limited is a privately owned Recycling & Resource Management company based in Central Scotland. Over the last 30 years, Levenseat has established a reputation for reliability, accessibility and innovation. As a leading regional operator, we are committed to developing new solutions to recover the best resources and provide customers with environmental and economic solutions.
Based at Levenseat, Near Forth in Lanarkshire, with our new recovery facility & Power Plant together with the wider established facility, we are delivering to the market Scotland’s largest integrated facility providing treatment and recovery for a wide range of waste materials. In a fast evolving sector it is an exciting time to be involved in this industry.
With a strong work ethos and collaborative environment, we are looking for proactive and focussed people to join an expanding team.


  • Carrying out daily quality control checks of waste
  • Ensure the recycling plant operations are managed in line with Levenseat standards and Health & Safety legislation.
  • Ensure all plant maintenance, cleaning & inspections are carried out and recorded as per company and manufactures instructions and procedures.
  • Ensuring compliance with all company work practices as directed.
  • Operating mobile plant and equipment safely and competently.
  • Assisting with the general operation as required.
  • Housekeeping duties around the site and building in accordance with supervisor’s instruction, keeping the workplace tidy and free from debris.
  • Take responsibility for co-workers and own H&S, report all incidents and near misses.



  • To supervise the team in the day to day operations of the plant in accordance with site licence and contractual conditions.
  • Data collection and recording.
  • Training will be given on specialised plant.
  • Maintaining the highest cleanliness of all working areas.
  • Ensuring that all plant is maintained in a clean condition. Any defect affecting the safe working order of a machine to be reported immediately.
  • Ensuring that the team wear correct Personal Protective Equipment, as provided by the Company, is worn at all times. The correct PPE must be worn at all times when handling waste materials.
  • Remaining aware, at all times, of your responsibilities for your own Health and Safety and for the Health and Safety of your work colleagues.
  • Carrying out other tasks within your operational ability or for which you have received appropriate training, as and when required.


Numeracy & Literacy
An awareness of Health and Safety in the workplace
Supervisory knowledge.

Knowledge of waste/recycling industry.
The ability to identify different types of waste.


Good communication skills at all levels.
Ability to work as part of a team
Manual dexterity and physically fit
The ability to operate machinery in a safe manner.


Experience working in a factory – process environment

Experience in a regulated environment
Previous experience operating mobile plant
Experience in risk management.


full driving licence



1. You must remain aware at all times of your responsibilities for your own Health and Safety, for the Health and Safety of those directly responsible to you, your work colleagues and any others who may be effected by the operations under your responsibility or control. You must ensure that at all times the correct PPE is worn. Please refer to the Health and Safety Policy for further details on your specific responsibilities.
2. You must adhere to all Company Policies & Procedures (including but not limited to) those specified in the Employment Handbook, H&S Policy, Incident reporting procedures, Management Guide and any financial/accounting systems.
3. Apart from the duties summarised in your Role Profile, the company reserve the right to include other reasonable duties which are part of, and incidental to, this type of work.
4. The Core Behavioural Competencies of the company are as follows:

Customer Focus, Communication
Commercial awareness, Teamwork
Managing change Culture, values and ethics

To apply please forward your CV to with the subject line, Sorting Line Supervisor