Recycling Operative - Kirkly West (Ponteland)

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Kirkly West (Ponteland)
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews to be arranged locally
£8.78 per hour
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced Recycling Operative with excellent customer service skills?

Then you can help create a greener UK.

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

As a Recycling 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

  • £8.78 per hour plus benefits.
  • 4 days per week (Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday).
  • This is a permanant role.
  • Hours vary from 48 hours a week in the summer to 42 hours a week in the winter(Will be fully explained at interview stage).

What will I be doing?

  • Advising and assisting the public on how to use the site in order to maximise recovery of material deposited in the sites.
  • Maintaining accurate records for the removal of material from the site and of all activities on the site.
  • Controlling the exchange of containers, by booking loads with the relevant person thus ensuring the site always has space to segregate and store material correctly.
  • Maintaining a tidy site.
  • Ensuring that within your areas of responsibility, we comply fully with our legal duties in respect of the health, safety and welfare of our employees and of other people who may be affected by your actions or omissions.
  • Co-operating with us and with other employees in order to comply with site permit, all applicable legislation and our policies and procedures.
  • Undertaking first aider duties and fire warden duties on site.
  • Any other duties that are reasonably requested within the scope of the job-role.

What are the requirements?

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic team player, who will be expected to obtain a full working understanding of the site licence / permit and who will work to ensure site operations exceed the standards required.
  • A flexible approach to work will be advantageous as you will be expected to cover holiday and sick days if required.
  • You will be required to undertake personal development to obtain skills for waste acceptance, operation and maintenance of site equipment.
  • Having basic administration skills for the recording of data and recording and reporting systems will also be advantageous.

In line with our Values and Ethics Charter, you will be expected to:

  • Act in an honest, responsible and respectful manner to others.
  • Be responsible for their own professional conduct.
  • Comply everywhere and in all circumstances with the laws and regulations connected with their activities.
  • Comply with our obligations to our partners such as shareholders, associates, clients, suppliers and the community.

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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