Shovel Operative - Avonmouth

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Avonmouth - BS11 8AQ
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews will be arranged locally
Summary of vacancy

You like to help people? Then you can help create a greener UK.

A greener, more environmentally-friendly UK is possible – and we’re making it happen. As a Baling 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

The Role

This position is a Permanent Position

The core working hours are Monday – Friday 06:00 – 14:00 Saturday 06:00 – 16:00 Wk1 & 14:00 - 22.00 Wk2.

The pay rate for this role is £11.77 per hour

The location is Avonmouth MRF, Bristol Resource Recovery Park, Merebank Road, Avonmouth

BS11 8AQ

What will I be doing?

What will I be doing?

  • To load material into the plant to ensure throughput is maintained
  • To load bulker vehicles as and when required.
  • Responsible for the daily checks and routine maintenance of the loading shovel including cleanliness of the inside and outside of the shovel
  • To work within and to adopt all H+S and compliance procedures that are in force at all the company’s depots.
  • To inform management immediately of any defects that may cause any item of equipment to be either unsafe or not roadworthy.
  • To keep the area you are working in clean and tidy and free from hazards, in line with our 5S lean objectives.
  • Any other duties as directed by Line Managers.
What are the requirements?

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. 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.

Experience in operation of a loading shovel is essential for this role.

Previous experience within the waste industry or other high volume production processes is an advantage.

Our  approach

With a raft of benefits, family-friendly policies and excellent remuneration packages, there’s never been a better time to join SUEZ, recycling and recovery UK.

We are proud of our fantastic opportunities for personal growth and development as we continue to build and grow our forward thinking company and you could play a key part in our success.

A friendly and supportive place that you will love to work, 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. If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.

SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK is an equal opportunities employer.

To find out more or apply, fill out our application form or contact on 07890 258549.


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