Plant Operative

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Perth and Kinross
Hours per week
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced Plant Operative, with the relevant and current licences required? Would you like to bring your talents to a pioneering green business, dedicated to improving the environment?

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

  • You will be working at our Binn Farm Eco Park near Glenfarg.
  • You will be earning £25,376 per annum working Monday to Friday between 06:00 and 14:00. Overtime is available after 16:00.
About the role

What will I be doing?

You will carry out duties individually, or as a member of a team, for operations to control, transfer and stockpile waste & recyclables at a busy material transfer station. 

The role will involve:

  • Operating mobile and fixed plant, including cleaning and maintenance of equipment. 
  • Managing traffic, such as guiding tipping vehicles.
  • Operate the weighbridge and accurately record the weight and other specified details of vehicles both entering and leaving the site.
  • Ensure that SUEZ 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 and with other employees in order to comply with site permits, all applicable legislation and SUEZ Policies and Procedures.
  • Co-operating directly with customers and members of the public, providing excellent customer service.
  • Any other duties that are reasonably requested within the scope of the job-role, including undertaking first aider / fire safety duties on site.


What are the requirements?

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player, who will be expected to obtain a working knowledge of the site licence / permit system and who will work to ensure site operations meet the standards required. You'll need a flexible approach, working in a challenging environment, expected to provide cover for annual leave and on occasion to help cover weekends, as well as:

  • Driving licence (due to site location)
  • Operational experience and current licences for loading shovel, 360 tele-handler and forklift. You'll have the opportunity to undertake personal development to obtain skills for waste acceptance, maintenance of site equipment, infrastructure and operation of site machinery.
  • Prior waste / recycling or similar process environment highly advantageous
  • Excellent understanding and approach to health & safety
  • Great communication and customer service skills
  • Good IT skills.

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.