Mobile Plant Operative

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Arkwright - Chesterfield
Dates that interviews will take place
interviews will be arranged locally
£10.42 per hour
Summary of vacancy

A greener, more environmentally-friendly UK is possible – and we’re making it happen.

As a Mobile Plant Operative at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, you’ll be contributing to an ever growing established company that’s helping customers reduce their impact on the environment, conserve natural resources and reduce landfill.

Mobile Plant/Site Operative – Arkwright IVC Chesterfield

The role

The plant operative must work with the site Team Leader to ensure all operational processes at the site comply with relevant legal, safety and environmental constraints. The Plant Operative must work as part of a small team of people to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the facility and will be responsible for operating the Processing Plant, driving Mobile Plant, in particular front end loading shovels and be required to carry out  general housekeeping duties.

The role is required to work days, Monday to Friday 08:00 – 17:00. Overtime may be required to cater for the sites needs where necessary and occasional weekend work may also be required.

Basic weekly hours 42.5, Hourly rate, £10.42


· Carry out instructions issued by the Site Team Leader or site manager.

· Operate and maintain a variety of mobile plant in compliance with Safe system of work. 

· Maintaining a tidy site, carrying out general cleaning duties and routine maintenance and daily mobile plant checks.

· Ensuring that within their areas of responsibility, SUEZ complies fully with its legal duties in respect of the health, safety and welfare of its employees and of other people who may be affected by their actions.

· Cooperating with SUEZ and with other employees in order to comply with site permit, all applicable legislation and SUEZ Policies and Procedures. 

· Any other duties that are reasonably requested within the scope of the job-role.


The person

· Enthusiastic team player.

· Who will work to ensure site operations exceed the standards required to maximise production. 

· Experience operating Processing Plants and a mechanical aptitude a distinct advantage.

· A flexible approach to work, including hours will be essential.

· Experienced mobile plant operator (Front end Loading shovel) is essential. 

· A licenced operator would have a distinct advantage but this is not essential.  

· Willing to undertake training both on site and off site (May require occasional travel)

· As the post requires a variety of tasks to be completed, a flexible approach to work is required

Our approach

With over 6,000 members of staff working across a whole range of business areas, our people are the company’s greatest asset and we are proud to be an Investor in People.

In 2018 we were awarded by Best companies as one of the top 25 companies in the UK for employee engagement.

As well as our competitive salaries and benefit packages we are able to offer long-term career development within a friendly and supportive environment.

With our collaborative engaging culture, our employees join us and grow with us.

We believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. We also expect our people to be enthusiastic and responsible.

We understand that the richness of the diversity of our employee’s experiences enables us to harness more creativity, innovation and opportunities.

If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.

Join us and be part of the Resource Revolution.

SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK is an equal opportunities employer.

To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV.

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