Forklift Site Operative - Poole

Contract type
Fixed term
Working Pattern
Full time
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews to be arranged locally
£9.60 per hour + Benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced Site Operative with excellent customer service?

Then you can help create a greener UK. A greener, more environmentally-friendly UK is possible – and we’re making it happen.

As a Site 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.

About the role

About the role

  • This position is initially a 6 month FTC role.
  • 07:00-15:30 - Monday to Friday
  • Rate of pay is £9.60 per hour.

What will I be doing?

Full training will be provided.

  • You will operate a mobile plant; to both feed the raw material and load out the sorted bales - use of FLT.
  • You will operate the production equipment and carry out quality sampling checks.
  • You will assist with the resolution of plant stoppages / blockages.
  • You will carry out housekeeping duties in line with our 5’s lean objectives.
  • Reporting to the Team Leader, you will be involved with the day-to-day recycling operations at our customers sites in the Poole or Portland region.
  • Under the direction of management, ensure compliance with relevant legislation, health and safety issues and company policies.
  • You will work with our customer to maximise reduce, reuse and recycle of waste materials produced at the site.
  • You will control the exchange of containers by booking loads with the relevant person thus ensuring the site always has space to segregate and store material correctly.
  • You will maintain a safe and tidy site within your areas of responsibility.
  • You will provide excellent levels of customer service.
  • Any other duties that are reasonably requested within the scope of the job-role

What are the requirements?

  • Ideally you will hold an FLT license.
  • We are looking for an enthusiastic team player, who will be expected to join the current site team to ensure site operations exceed the standards required.
  • An excellent level of customer service and team work is a key part of this role.
  • Mobile plant use is a key part of this role, experience is desirable but full training will be given.
  • A flexible approach to work will be advantageous as you will be expected to cover holiday and sick days if required.
  • A safety conscious person with the desire to develop and embrace change to promote continuous improvement.
  • Previous experience within the waste industry or other high volume production processes is an advantage, but not a necessity.

Who we are

SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is a forward-thinking company recognised as one of the top places in the UK to work. We are proud of the fantastic opportunities for personal growth and development we offer our people. As we continue to develop and grow, you can play an important part in the essential work we are doing to make businesses and communities more sustainable.

Working at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is not like most jobs – it means striving to secure our planet’s resources and being part of the resource revolution. By joining us, you will help to safeguard the environment and the public through essential waste and water management services, contribute to the sustainable development of communities, businesses and regions, and promote the emerging low-carbon circular economy.

With a raft of benefits, family-friendly policies and excellent remuneration packages, there’s never been a better time to join SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. A friendly and supportive place that you will love to work in, we believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.

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

*No agencies please*

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