Mechanical Supervisor

Hours: 06:00 - 17:30
Hourly Pay / Salary: £14.00 – 16.00 per hour / £822.5 - £940 per week (Dependent on experience)

Mid-UK Recycling require a time served Mechanical Supervisor to carry out planned and reactive maintenance activities on a range of equipment utilised within the recycling industry.

About us

Established in 1997, Mid UK Recycling Ltd is an expanding family business working within the Recycling and Waste Industry. We are passionate about producing high quality renewable fuels from the waste we receive.

Main Duties:

To abide by & promote health & safety, ensuring all approved Company safety policies & processes and other relevant legislation is followed.  To ensure compliance with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974.

To lead and supervise mechanical repair and maintenance skills including fault identification and analysis to facilitate repairs, improvements, inspections, adjustments and refurbishments to agreed standards.

With support from Workshops maintenance administration, compile and maintain mechanical maintenance work schedules and records for statutory and best practise inspection, including LOLER, PSSR, etc.

Actively support the development of maintenance inspections, repair techniques and engineering standards through the carryout of FMEA, RCFA, bad actor identification, etc. work led by the Workshop Manager.


We offer our employees, Perkz employee discount at various retailers, a free employee care helpline which will offer you 24/7 advice on issues around work or home life, auto-enrolment pension scheme and death in service cover.

Personal Improvement:

Mid UK Recycling provides a wide range of training opportunities.  Many of our employees have benefitted from the training we have offered and progressed in their role.  Numerous staff have climbed the ladder to more senior roles and several have gained new qualifications which have set them on a completely new career path. 

Applicants must be enthusiastic and self-motivated.  The right candidate will ideally have previous experience of mechanical fitting in industrial complexes, waste management, scrap metal processing or other heavy continuous environments.

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