Site Operative - Recycling Transfer Station

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Berwick, TD15 1UN
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews arranged locally
Salary to be Advertised
£9.55 per hour
Summary of vacancy

Are you looking for a new role as a Site Operative?

This is an ideal opportunity to work as part of a small team in a recently modified Transfer Station, which has a large emphasis on recycling. SUEZ recycling and recovery 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.



About the role

About the Role

  • This position is full time / permanent, working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday, alternating from 08:00hrs to 17:00hrs Monday to Friday one week and 07:30hrs to 16.30hrs Monday to Friday the next, plus overtime from 07.30 to 13.00 every other Saturday (overtime is only paid after completion of 40 hours work). 
  • Rate of pay is £9.55 per hour.

What will I be doing?

As a Site Operative, supporting the Northumberland PFI operations team, your duties would include:

  • Operating the weighbridge and following waste acceptance procedures to ensure correct and safe import and export of materials.
  • Operating the loading shovel to stockpile material and load wagons for the export of material
  • Maintaining accurate records for the import and export of material and of all activities on the site.
  • Maintenance of site equipment and tools
  • Ensuring that within his/her areas of responsibility, SUEZ Recycling & recovery UK Ltd 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. Including site visitors and contractors.
  • Co-operating with SUEZ R & R UK Ltd and with other employees in order to comply with site permit, all applicable legislation and SUEZ R & r UK Ltd Policies and Procedures
  • Undertaking first aider duties and fire warden duties on site.

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 may be expected to cover holiday and sick days if required.
  • You will be required to undertake personal development to obtain skills for waste acceptance, maintenance of site equipment, infrastructure and operation of site machinery e.g. loading shovel.
  • Basic computer skills for the input and recording of data on the weighbridge and reporting systems are a requirement for this position.

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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