Plant Operative - Inverness

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.
Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews to be arranged locally
£11.48 per hour
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced Plant Operative?

As a 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.

About the role

About the role

  • This is full time, permanent employment.
  • Working on 4 on 4 off shift - 40 hours per week ( average)
  • Employee may be asked to work overtime on occasions.

What will I be doing?

  • To carry out duties, individually or as a member of a team, for the operation of controlling the transfer and stockpiling of waste and recyclables at a busy waste transfer station.
  • To cover various roles including working with mobile plant for loading and stockpiling. On occasion it will be necessary to work with fixed plant. Also duties including the guiding of tipping vehicles and maintaining a tidy site.
  • Operate the Weighbridge and accurately record the weight and other specified details of vehicles both entering and leaving the site.
  • Ensuring that within your area 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 your actions or omissions.
  • Co-operating 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.
  • Undertaking first aider / fire safety duties on site.

What are the requirements?

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic team player, who will be expected to obtain a working knowledge of the site licence / permit and who will work to ensure site operations meet the standards required.
  • A flexible approach to work is required as you will be expected to cover for annual leave and on occasion to help cover weekends.
  • You will be required to undertake personal development to obtain skills for waste acceptance, maintenance of site equipment, infrastructure and operation of site machinery.
  • Previous plant experience or work within a similar role would be advantageous.
  • Good IT skills.

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*

Closing Date
This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.