EfW Day Operative

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.
Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Tees Valley
Hours per week
£12.21 plus 15% shift allowance
Summary of vacancy

Are you looking for a new role as a Day Operative? Would you like to work in a company dedicated to creating a greener UK?

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.

The role:

Working Pattern -  06:00-14:00, 14:00-22:00hrs on a rotating pattern Monday to Friday with 07:00-15:00hrs on a Saturday 1 in every 5 weeks with the following Monday off. Half an hour lunch break each day.

About the role

What will I be doing?

  • Reporting to the Day Operations Manager, the Day Operator will be responsible for the safe, environmentally compliant, effective and efficient operation of the EfW facility.
  • Working closely with other operational teams and plant departments including working across at the neighbouring Efw Plant Line 1 – 3 to ensure that all operational, financial and business targets are met.
  • Responsible for waste deliveries vehicles with some shredding activities and traffic management within the EfW facility.
  • Conducting and coordinating the removal of waste residues (Bottom Ash). This will involve driving an overhead crane and a Dump Truck.
  • Taking Chemical Deliveries.
  • Maintaining the operational function of the plant by conducting plant inspections, checks and analysis with prompt operational fault diagnosis and rectification as dictated by the shift operations teams.
  • Maintaining environmental compliance and legislative safety standards.
  • Maintaining efficient working practices and working in accordance with operational procedures.
  • Conducting the effective execution of 1st line and planned/preventative maintenance activities as required.
  • To review and update operational safe working procedures and risk assessments as required.
  • Directly deputy and stand-in for shift operations technicians as and when required.
  • To communicate and report with the site management team to ensure effective relationships are developed and maintained.
  • Promoting a safety conscious attitude through safe systems of work and accurate and timely reporting of incidents.


What are the requirements?

  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate experience in a relevant industrial environment.
  • Working as part of the Operations team the successful candidate will ideally hold an applicable mobile plant qualification.
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate computer literacy and knowledge of basic software packages (Word, excel etc.) also the Successful candidate must have a valid driving licence for this role.

Who we are

At SUEZ the efficient and sustainable management of resources around the UK 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. 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.   


Closing Date
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.
This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.