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Recycling Operative - Morpeth (Northumberland)

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.
Contract type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Full time
Location
Morpeth, Northumberland
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews to be arranged locally
Salary
£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

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, SUEZ UK 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 his/her actions or omissions.
  • Co-operating with SUEZ UK and with other employees in order to comply with site permit, all applicable legislation and SUEZ UK 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.

It is an ideal opportunity to learn about the recovery and recycling of household waste. This role operates on a four days on and four days off shift system. SUEZ UK is committed to the training and progression of its employees and can offer you the opportunity for future advancement and development within our company.

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 on our recording and reporting systems will also be advantageous.

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
10/11/2019
This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.