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Plant Operative - Kendall Fell

Contract type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Kendall Fell
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews to be arranged locally.
Salary to be Advertised
£9.46 per hour
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced Plant Operative? 

Then you can help create a greener UK.

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

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

  • Hours of work are 47.75 hours per week, (8.5 hours  Monday - Thurs 9 hours Friday 4.75 hours Saturday).
  • Hourly rate is £9.46. 

What will I be doing?

  • Carry out instructions from Line manager and management to maximise the full potential of the site and staff.
  • Responsible for the daily operations carried out on a transfer station or Processing facility.
  • Operation of various mobile plant and weighbridges.
  • Completion of relevant site paperwork including daily/weekly checks, stock sheets, environmental returns.
  • Complete site audits and rectify any actions required.
  • Order equipment and resources for site.
  • Other site duties such as litter picking, cleaning and sweeping, working outdoors and other appropriate duties.
  • Dealing with the contractors.
  • Maximise recycling and recovery within the facility.
  • Minimise the amount of waste that is sent to landfill.
  • Working to procedures as laid out in the company’s quality system.
  • Recording the defects on the defect sheet and notifying your line manager as necessary.
  • Ensure pedestrian and vehicle segregation at all times.
  • Ensuring 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 his/her actions or omissions.
  • Co-operating with SUEZ and with other employees in order to comply with the site permit, comply with all applicable legislation, and SUEZ Policies and Procedures.
  • Any other duties that are reasonably requested within the scope of the job-role.
  • Providing excellent levels of customer service.
  • Implementation of 5S and continuous improvement in line with SUEZ Business Systems
  • Carry out mobile plant pre defect inspection maintain and operate mobile plant to Suez Policies and Procedures.

What are the requirements?

  • You must be able to demonstrate effective creative problem solving skills and be able to communicate solutions effectively.
  • You must be able to demonstrate a passion for recycling coupled with good communication skills and be able to work effectively as part of a team.
  • You must have proven skills in developing staff to create a flexible and skilled team who can meet the changing operational and commercial requirements of the business.
  • You must aspire to be a qualified first aider and preferably have experience of working in the waste industry with a broad knowledge of plant equipment is desirable, but not essential, as training is provided.

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
13/12/2019