Site Operative - HWRC - Northumberland

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Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Kirkley, West Thorne
Hours per week
Summary of vacancy

Experienced Site Operative?

Do you enjoy working with people, care about the environment and would you like the opportunity to receive health & safety training, with the chance to gain further qualifications?

About The Role

Location: Position is at Kirkley, West Thorne HWRC near Ponteland, Northumberland

  • This position is a 4 day on 3 day off pattern. 
  • The days at work are every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
  • 4 day week, Winter 42 hours/ week  Summer 48 hours per week
About the role

What will I be doing?

Advising and assisting the public on how to use the site in order to maximise recovery of material deposited in the sites. 

Maintaining accurate records for the removal of material from the site and of all activities on the site.

Controlling the exchange of containers, by booking loads with the relevant person thus ensuring the site always has space to segregate and store material correctly.

  • Maintaining a tidy site.
  • Ensuring that within his/her areas of responsibility, SUEZ R & R UK Ltd 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 UK Ltd and with other employees in order to comply with site permit, all applicable legislation and SUEZ R & R UK Ltd Policies and Procedures
  • Undertaking first aider duties and fire warden duties on site 
  • Any other duties that are reasonably requested within the scope of the job-role

It is an ideal opportunity to learn about the recovery and recycling of household waste.

SUEZ are committed to the training and progression of its employees and can offer you the opportunity for future advancement and development within our company.

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 SUEZ R & R UK Ltd.’s recording and reporting systems will also be advantageous.

With the potential to gain qualifications including IOSH health & safety, we are looking for an enthusiastic team player who will be expected to join the current site team to ensure operations exceed the standards required. 

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.