Site Operative - Pool / St.Erth

Contract type
Fixed term
Working Pattern
Full time
Pool - TR15 3RT
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews will be held W/C 21st January
Summary of vacancy

Join us in the resource revolution

Whatever part you play at Suez, you’ll be doing something amazing. We need people in all kinds of roles to help us solve tomorrow’s challenges. By joining us, you’ll be contributing to a business that’s working for the planet’s future – one that’s not afraid to innovate and introduce new solutions. In return for your hard work, we’ll give you a fulfilling career within a supportive team. Here, you’ll be free to be yourself and develop in your way.

About the role

This role will intially be for a 6 month contract, with the potential to be permanent for the right candidate.

The role will be working between 2 of our sites, Pool and St.Erth

The working hours are 47.5 hours per week, working between Monday - Friday, 07:15 - 17:15, plus Saturdays 07:30 - 13:30 on a rota basis.

The pay rate for this role is £8.45 per hour.

What will I be doing?

  • Operate and maintain a variety mobile and fixed plant in compliance with Safe systems of work.
  • Maximise the recovery of recycling materials from deliveries to site
  • Accurate recording of data from the systems on site,
  • Maintaining a tidy site, carrying out general cleaning duties and maintenance
  • To operate the site's weighbridge system
  • Control all entries into/out of the site and populate a site diary
  • To maintain the weighbridge, keeping a tidy office at all times
  • Assist with general administrative duties, such as; answering phones and directing calls
  • Carry out inductions for visitors to the site
  • Ensure that anyone going onto the site is provided with the appropriate protective equipment
  • Complete appropriate documentation, in accordance with legal guidelines
  • Ensure that all SUEZ Health and Safety policies are followed at all times
  • Communicate effectively with the team
  • To deliver outstanding front line customer service

What are the requirements?

The applicant must be self-motivated and have good communication skills and be able to work as part of a team. A flexible approach to work will be advantageous as you will be expected to cover for holidays and sick days if required. The ability and willingness to undertake other roles on site will be required with the appropriate training, including training in Cap Loading Shovel and other mobile plant equipment.

All training for the role will be provided by SUEZ.

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.

SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK is an equal opportunities employer.

To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV.

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