Weighbridge Operator - Darwen

Contract type
Fixed term
Working Pattern
Full time
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews to be held in February 2019
£8.96 per hour
Summary of vacancy

We are looking to recruit a Temporary Weighbridge Operator to cover Maternity leave for up to 12 months at Darwen Resource Recovery Park, Lower Eccleshill Road Darwen BB3 0RP.

What will I be doing as a Weighbridge Operator?

  • The position requires the successful candidate to carry the main duties associated with operating a busy weighbridge including other related administrative and general office duties.
  • Carry out instructions as issued by the site manager, supervisor and team leaders.
  • To work well under their own initiative and  within a team
  • To identify and resolve weighbridge queries.
  • Operate and maintain the weighbridge in compliance with Risk Assessments and Safe System of Work.
  • The accurate recording of data on various software and operating systems
  • Assist in maintaining a tidy workplace.
  • Ensuring that within their areas of responsibility, SUEZ R&R UK 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.

What are the requirements?

  • Computer literate with sound numeracy skills.
  • An excellent communicator with a good telephone manner
  • Co-operating with SUEZ R&R UK and with other employees in order to comply with the site permit, all applicable legislation and SUEZ R&R UK’s Policies and Procedures
  • Any other duties that are reasonably requested within the scope of the job-role
  • Weighbridge experience would be desirable and candidates must be ICT literate with the ability to input correct data and run reports from various spreadsheet and other operating systems and software.

The position requires you to ba available for work Monday to Thursday 8:00 am to 17:30 pm - 38hr’s per week (inclusive of 30 min’s unpaid break) - additional hours upon request may be available and the rate of pay is £10,50 per hour.

Our approach

With over 6,000 members of staff working across a whole range of business areas, our people are the company’s greatest asset and we are proud to be an Investor in People.

In 2018 we were awarded by Best companies as one of the top 25 companies in the UK for employee engagement.

As well as our competitive salaries and benefit packages we are able to offer long-term career development within a friendly and supportive environment.

With our collaborative engaging culture, our employees join us and grow with us.

We believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. We also expect our people to be enthusiastic and responsible.

We understand that the richness of the diversity of our employee’s experiences enables us to harness more creativity, innovation and opportunities.

If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.

Join us and be part of the Resource Revolution.

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