Maintenance Operative

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
West Sleekburn
Dates that interviews will take place
To be arranged locally
£Competitive rates
Summary of vacancy

Would you like to be a Fitters Mate who can help create a greener UK?

A greener, more environmentally-friendly UK is possible – and we’re making it happen. As a Fitters Mate known internally as Maintenance 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.

The Role West Sleekburn Maintenance Operative 

This position is a Full time, Permanent.

The working hours are 40 per week, Week 1 - Monday to Friday, Week 2 – Monday to Thursday & Saturday. Working hours cover both an early and a back shift pattern.

What will I be doing as a Maintenance Operative?

· Ensure that all planned preventative maintenance is carried out in accordance with the manufacturer’s documentation & local procedures. 

· Keep and maintain maintenance records for PPM’s that are completed.

· To provide a daily plant cleaning service to ensure down time is minimised due to the build-up of materials around bearings, rollers and conveyors.

· To provide a daily plant cleaning service in order to maintain the highest housekeeping standards throughout the plant.

· Assist Maintenance Technicians to ensure the preventative maintenance regimes are carried out.

· Assist Maintenance Technicians with any reactive maintenance as required.

· Have a proactive approach and propose solutions on potential issues around the site and work with other personnel to find solutions.

· Have a proactive approach and forward looking mentality in identifying problems that may occur and propose solutions to rectify these issues before they endanger the running of the process.

· Assist and advise the Production staff with their duties during end of shift clean-ups and plant downtime.

· Contribute to lean and 5’s activities across the site in order to maintain a clean, organised and efficient workplace.

· To work as part of a team to maintain an efficient and cost effective operation.

· Ensuring that SUEZ complies fully with its legal duties in respect of the health, safety and welfare of its employees.

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

What are the requirements? (Experience and qualifications)

Ideally the candidate will have a qualification or relevant experience working in a maintenance type environment, be mechanically minded with an ability to solve problems and issues as they arise.  The applicant must be self-motivated, capable of generating their own workload from a plant walk around/inspection, and be able to work as part of a team. A flexible approach to work will be advantageous as you will be expected to work overtime as required.

CITB / NPORS / IPAF or equivalent qualification in forklift/Tele-handler/Elevated Platform would be advantageous, but not essential as full training can be given. 

Our approach

With a raft of benefits, family-friendly policies and industry leading remuneration packages, there’s never been a better time to join SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. 

We are proud of our fantastic opportunities for personal growth and development as we continue to build and grow our forward thinking company and you could play a key part in our success.

A friendly and supportive place that you will love to work, 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. If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team. 

SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, formerly SITA UK, are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date 30th April 2019


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