MRF Plant Operative

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
£11 per hour + Benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you looking for a permanent position to assist with the day to day safe operations in a Material Recycling Facility?

  • We have an exciting position for an enthusiastic person who wants to make a difference and feel recognised. No experience needed, full training will be provided, Fork Lift truck licence desirable.
  • Working with an experienced team, the role consists of loading / unloading vehicles and material movement using FLT’s, general site maintenance activities and site improvement projects.

About the role?

  • Full training will be given on all aspects of the role.
  • Exciting opportunities; Company benefits.
  • Successful candidates will work as part of an experienced team.
  • Monday – Friday, 07:00 – 17:00, 47.5hrs per week.
  • Immediate start.
  • £11 per hour following successful completion on probation period. 
About the role

What will I be doing?

  • To direct and control vehicles to designated disposal areas and assist them with off-loading as required.
  • Operate forklift trucks to move material and load / unload vehicles.
  • To carry out inspections on incoming products in line with the site waste acceptance criteria and report any non-compliant loads.
  • To safely and efficiently operate fixed machinery, such as bailing machines and sorting lines.
  • Complete daily checks of all plant and equipment used at the facility.
  • Assisting sampling operatives with collection of output samples.
  • To ensure the site is kept clean and tidy at all times and to comply fully with all company procedures.
  • Complete end of shift plant clean-downs and ensure site compliance is maintained.
  • To 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?

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic team player, who will join the current site team to ensure site operations exceed the standards required.
  • In order to make an immediate impact, we are ideally seeking an experienced forklift operator who holds relevant certification, but for the right candidate training can be given.
  • 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 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.    

*No agencies please* 

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