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Transfer Station Plant Operative

Contract type
Fixed term
Duration
6 Month
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Oldham, Manchester
Hours per week
42
Salary
£25,142.63 a year
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced and licenced Plant Operator, including forklift trucks, loading shovels and tele-handlers?

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

This is a full time, 6 month fixed term role based at Arkwright Street. The successful candidate must be willing to travel to other sites within the Manchester region for cover. 

What will I be doing as a Plant Operative?

You will carry out the operation of loading shovels, FLT & tele-handlers across the site, loading a variety of different types of vehicles such as curtain sided vehicles, shipping containers and bulk haulage walking floors.

This will involve:

  • To oversee and ensure safe and efficient operation and use of fixed machinery, such as bailing machines.
  • Complete pre-operational safety and operator checks.
  • Complete daily checks and maintenance of mobile plant, Fixed Plant and equipment used at the facility.
  • Ensuring that all deliveries of waste follow the site licence and any associated paperwork 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 always kept clean and tidy.
  • 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 and 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?

  • For immediate impact, we are ideally seeking an experienced plant operator, who holds the relevant CITB/CPCS/NPORS certification or equivalent, however for the right candidate training can be given.
  • 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.
  • 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 

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
08/08/2021
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.