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Transfer Station Plant Operative

Contract type
Working Pattern
Part time
Location based
Salary to be Advertised
£9.00 - £12.00 per hour
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced Site Operative with weighbridge experience?

Do you have experience with 360 degree Grab Loaders and Shredders? 

At SUEZ we’re committed to creating a greener planet, working to conserve resources, reduce landfill and much more besides. Join us and you can help.

About the role

What will I be doing as a Transfer Station Plant Operator?

  • You will carry out the operation of loading shovels, FLT, 360 degree Grab Loaders and shredders across the site. 
  • The safe and efficient operation of the machinery.
  • Completion of pre operational safety and operator checks.
  • Ensuring that all deliveries of waste are in compliance with the site licence and any associated paper work is completed.
  • Carry out inspections on incoming product(s) in line with the site Waste Acceptance Criteria, and report any non-compliant loads.
  • Direct customer’s vehicles to the various disposal areas and assist them with off-loading as required.
  • Ensure compliance with all material export requirements such as photo’s, paperwork and container seals.
  • Assist Sampling Operatives with collection of output samples.
  • Comply fully with all company and local procedures.
  • Ensure the site is kept clean and tidy at all times.
  • Assist Production staff with their duties during end of shift clean-ups and plant downtime.
  • Contribute to lean and 5’s activities across the site in order to maintain a clean, organised and efficient workplace.
  • To work as part of a team to maintain an efficient and cost effective operation.
  • Ensuring that SUEZ complies fully with its legal duties in respect of the health, safety and welfare of its employees.
  • Any other duties that are reasonably requested within the scope of the job role.

What are the requirements?

  • In order to make an immediate impact, we are ideally seeking an experienced Site Operative with Plant Operator experience, who holds the relevant CITB/CPCS/NPORS certification or equivalent, but for the right candidate training can be given.
  • Experience of driving 360 degree Grabs and shredders would be a distinct advantage.
  • 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.
  • Computer knowledge regarding weighbridge operations is essential.
  • A flexible approach to work will be advantageous as you will be expected to cover holiday and sick days if required.
  • A safety conscious approach with the desire to develop & embrace change to promote continuous improvement.
  • Previous experience within the waste industry or other high volume production processes is an advantage, but not a necessity

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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