Shift Leader (Composting & Recycling)


Company Confidential
Industry Waste Managem...
Category Operations
Location Kumasi
Job Status Full-time
Salary GH¢ 
Education HND
Experience 4 years
Job Expires Aug 14, 2020
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Job Description

REPORTS TO: Production Supervisor 
  • Coordinate and supervise activities of workers engaged in recycling, i.e. pulling, boxing, palletizing, loading and assist in transporting bale goods.
  • Provide support, organize workflow and ensure that employees understand their duties or delegated tasks to ensure effective operations. 
  • Creating a shift schedule, assigning duties and ensuring a shift tasks are completed as scheduled. 
  • Direct and monitor the composting process and activities, as well as those for plastics, metals, textiles, paper, glass and other fractions. 
  • Ensure that all plastics are resorted, shredded, washed, pelletized and recorded.
  • Ensure that papers, metals etc are resorted, bailed, weighed, bagged and recorded.
  • Liaising with quality control team, to ensure recycling activities are carried out to achieve effective results.
  • Liaise with maintenance team to control downtime during maintenance activities.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment. 
  • Ensure effective usage of personnel protective equipment (PPEs).
  • Submit daily operational report for recycling activities on time.
  • Keep daily operational records of all recycling activities.

Required Skills or Experience

HND from an accredited University or institution in a related field. 


  • Four (4) years working experience with at least 2 years in recycling leading hand position.
  • Experience in running a recycling program and training in waste management processes, recycling, and one year experience in public contact work and/or experience in program coordination; or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience.
  • Knowledge of large-scale recycling, waste segregation techniques and biological processes.
  • Experience in public contact work and/or experience in program coordination.
  • Considerable knowledge/understanding of recycling materials.  
  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of legislative requirements relating to occupational health, safety and environment. 
  • Excellent knowledge/understanding of Health and Safety issues and codes of practice relevant to environmental sanitation/waste management. 
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and often stressful environment. 
  • Excellent attendance record and trust worthy. 
  • Good knowledge/understanding of waste management practices and its environmental impact. 
  • Good planning, documentation and organizing skills. 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills. 
  • Ability to meet deadlines and execute projects.  
  • Good knowledge in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Internet and other software and tools relating to transport management and operations. 
  • Good decision making based on thorough analysis.

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