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Site Operative - Thornbury

Contract type
Fixed term
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Thornbury
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews to be arranged locally.
Salary to be Advertised
£10.35 per hour.
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced Site Operative?

Do you have retail experience?

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 offered on 6 month FTC / full time basis, but this could lead to a permanent role.
  • The working hours are 37.5 hours per week - Friday to Tuesday - TBC  (08:30 - 16:30)
  • Starting pay is £10.35 per hour. 

What will I be doing?

  • Advising and assisting the public on how to use the site in order to maximise recovery of materials deposited in the sites.
  • Running the re –use shop at Thornbury HWRC.
  • Maintaining accurate records for the removal of materials from 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 within his/her areas of responsibility.
  • 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.
  • Potential to gain IOSH qualifications & COTC level 4 Waste Transfer Hazardous Qualification

What are the requirements?

  • 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.
  • A flexible approach to work will be advantageous as you will be expected to cover holiday and sick days, if required.
  • A good level of customer service and team work is a key part of this role.
  • Person must be physically fit as some manual handling involved.
  • Good customer service skills
  • Flexible
  • Numerate & PC experience
  • Retail & Merchandising experience would be an advantage.
  • Experience of online sales platforms would also be an advantage

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
15/12/2019