Site Operator - Poole (6 Month FTC)

Contract type
Fixed term
Working Pattern
Full time
Poole - Sunseeker
Dates that interviews will take place
£9.60 per hour
Summary of vacancy

Are you looking for a new role as a Site Operative?

Do you want to be part of a winning team? You can help create a greener UK, whilst being part of a company leading the resource revolution.

As a Site Operative at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, you’ll be contributing to an ever growing established company that’s helping customers reduce their impact on the environment, conserve natural resources and reduce landfill.

About the Role

  • This position is initially a 6 Month FTC role.
  • 40 hours per week - Monday to Friday
  • Rate of pay is £9.60 per hour.

What will I be doing?

  • Full training will be provided.
  • Operating mobile plant, to both feed the raw material & load out the sorted bales.
  • Operating the production equipment & carrying out quality sampling checks.
  • Assisting with the resolution of plant stoppages / blockages.
  • Carrying out Housekeeping duties in line with our 5’s lean objectives.
  • Reporting to the Team Leader, you will be involved with the day-to-day recycling operations at our customer’s sites in the Poole or Portland region.
  • Operation of mobile plant.
  • Under the direction of management, ensure compliance with relevant legislation, Health & Safety issues and company policies.
  • Working with the customer to maximise reduce, reuse and recycle of waste materials produced at 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 safe and tidy site within his/her areas of responsibility.
  • Providing excellent levels of customer service.
  • 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 be expected to join the current site team to ensure site operations exceed the standards required.
  • An excellent level of customer service and team work is a key part of this role.
  • Mobile plant use is a key part of this role, experience is desirable but full training will 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 person 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

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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