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Transfer Station Operative

Contract type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
St Erth
Hours per week
42.5
Salary
£9.73 per hour
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced Recycling Operative with excellent customer service skills?

When you join SUEZ, you get more than a brand-new role.

Your work will help us deliver innovative and environmentally responsible solutions for water and waste management. You will get a chance to help us preserve and restore our planet’s natural capital for future generations. It’s a career that’s not only exciting, but full of opportunities as well as professional and personal fulfilment.

About the role

About the Role

  • Rota is 42.5 Hours per week MON- FRI - Earliest start is 06:45 - Normal latest finish is 18:00,
  • Saturday half day as per rota
  • Sunday as per half day as per rota - through July/August and September.
  • 4 Key site operative positions - Weighbridge, Haevy Plant, Forklift, and Cover. Full training given.
  • Position based at St Erths in Cornwall, but may be asked to cover other local sites when required. 
  • 28 Days Annual LeaveThis position involves working with waste - so can be dirty. 
  • Full PPE is provided. 

What will I be doing?

This role is an ideal opportunity to learn about the recovery and recycling of household waste. This role is primarily to provide cover for holidays/ training days and emergency. SUEZ R & R 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.

  • Maintaining accurate records for the removal of material from the site and of all the activities undertaken on the site.
  • Controlling the exchange of containers, by booking loads with the relevant persons thus ensuring the site always has space to segregate and store material correctly.
  • Maintaining a tidy and safe site.
  • Ensuring that within your areas of responsibility, SUEZ R & R 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 R & R and with other employees in order to comply with site permit and all applicable legislation which complies with SUEZ R & R Policies and Procedures.
  • To undertake first aider duties and fire warden duties on site.
  • Any other duties that are reasonably requested within the scope of the job-role

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.
  • The successful applicant 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 SUEZ R & R UK’s reporting systems will also be advantageous.
  • In line with SUEZ R & R UK Values and Ethics Charter the job holder is expected to,

Who we are

At SUEZ the efficient and sustainable management of resources around the globe is at the heart of everything we do. Respect – acting ethically and with integrity – is one of our core values. We’re passionate about the environment and believe in protecting our world. Over 90,000 likeminded people worldwide makes for an incredible team, where collaboration and trust are part of the way we work. With true team spirit, we can give our customers a standard of service that goes above and beyond and ensure that our local communities have access to essential water and waste services.

We thank our people for all they do with development opportunities, wide-ranging benefits and rewards that reflect their hard work. In a friendly, supportive environment, you’ll be inspired to grow and play your part in creating a better future for all.   

*No agencies please* 

Closing Date
11/02/2022
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.