Team Leader - Recycling
Waste Management
15h ago

Aboutthe Role

A greatopportunity for those seeking to forge a career in the waste industry in one ofNew Zealand’s leading companies. If you are enthusiastic, motivated and readyto commit to a permanent role, training and professional developmentopportunities abound.

We areseeking an experienced Team Leader for our recycling facility in Queenstown. Ifyou are looking for a change and keen to join a new and exciting team, we arekeen to meet you.

Inthis busy, production-environment, you will lead a team of Recycling Sorters,as well as maintain supervisory oversight of plant and equipment in accordancewith company procedures to ensure efficient and effective operationalresults.

Keyresponsibilities will include :

  • Co-ordinating the sorting of all recyclable material such as but not limited to; plastic, cardboard and Styrofoam using appropriate equipment
  • Providing supervision and guidance to the team throughout the shift
  • Operating all mobile machinery and fixed plant equipment (e.g. forklift, front end loader and bailer) and directing others in such tasks
  • Performing maintenance and / or safety checks on equipment
  • Undertaking and / or supervising cleaning duties as required, ensuring a high standard of housekeeping is maintained at all times
  • Inaddition to being physically fit and able to think on your feet, a perquisite ofthe role includes but not limited to :

  • NZ Driver’s licence, Class 1
  • NZ Driver’s licence endorsements W (wheels) and F (forklift)
  • Experience in a production environment, waste or other processing industry (highly desirable)
  • Proven experience managing a team
  • Competent in the use of MS Office and Excel a must
  • Excellent time management skills
  • An outstanding work ethic
  • We arelooking for an individual who has strong verbal and written communicationskills, the ability to lead others and able to work autonomously as well aspart of a team.

    Weunderstand that our people are our biggest asset. At Waste Management we will investin your personal development and provide future career opportunities.

    We alsooffer a great company culture and you will get to work with a strong team oflike-minded individuals.

    How toApply

    If youbelieve you have the skills and experience to be a part of this exciting andgrowing business, please click apply now .

    Pleasenote : we do not always work to fixed closing dates and may start consideringapplications as they are received so we encourage you to apply early.


    WasteManagement NZ Limited is New Zealand's leading resource recovery, recycling andwaste management provider. We’re committed to safeguarding our beautifulenvironment through sustainable management of our valuable resources.

    Putsimply, sustainability is what we do.

    In 2019 webecame the first waste company in New Zealand tocreate a carbon footprint reduction plan to reduce our impact on climatechange, and recently we were proud to launch our first .

    Whereto find us?

    If youlike to learn more about our business and services please visit us on or

    WasteManagement is an EEO employer and promotes drug and alcohol-free workplaces.Only applications from those with the legal right and ability to work in NewZealand will be considered for this position.


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