Site Foreman
Norwich, England, United Kingdom
2d ago


Biffa is on the lookout for a Site Foreman at our Norwich workshop. Managing the Maintenance and Repair of a fleet of waste collection vehicles and equipment consisting of various makes, models and types, ranging from car derived vans to 44t Artic Units and trailers.

Principal Accountabilities :

  • Managing and organising the maintenance and repair of a fleet of mainly waste collection vehicles to meet current legislations, health & safety and DVSA standards
  • Schedule inspections and services to ensure compliance with the company's operator license(s) and DVSA regulations
  • Organise service and repair documentation and any / all other maintenance documentation in accordance with company standards and legal requirements
  • Ensure effective fault diagnosis by the Workshop team and subsequent rectification of defects including hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical
  • Monitor the maintenance of housekeeping across all sections of the workshop and that it remains compliant with Biffa and statutory requirements.
  • Frontline people management responsibilities including performance and absence management.
  • Nature and Scope :

  • Overall responsibility for the Workshop performance and service levels.
  • In charge of building and maintaining relationships with the operational depot / s linked to the Workshop
  • Specialist technical knowledge and Biffa experience would be advantageous.
  • Person Specification :

  • Previous experience of servicing, maintaining and repairing vehicles to meet current legislative requirements
  • Previous experience of maintaining and repairing waste handling equipment, including the overhaul of electrical hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Previous experience of completing service and repair documentation and records to meet required standards
  • Excellent understanding of vehicle and body electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Up to date knowledge of basic H&S legislation and practice and DVSA requirements
  • About Biffa :

    Here at Biffa, we have a friendly, open, honest culture that’s based on mutual trust and respect. Safety is our number one priority and we look out for each other.

    We’re very proud of what we do and are continually striving to be better. We listen to our employees and we care about what our employees think.

    At Biffa, we encourage our people to take responsibility. You’ll have a real opportunity to make a positive contribution to our business, our customers and to the communities in which we operate.

    We’re committed to helping our people fulfil their potential. You’ll find many exciting opportunities and challenges with us and people are rewarded fairly for their efforts, recognising the valuable contribution that everyone makes to our business.

    Biffa Valuing Difference :

    We believe that different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better results.

    Biffa is therefore committed to promoting equality and diversity in all areas and places great importance on ensuring it is a diverse and fulfilling place to work.

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