Mobile Plant Operative

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Avonmouth MRF
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews will be held towards the end of September
Summary of vacancy

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

As a Mobile Plant 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 a Permanent Position

The core working hours are Monday – Friday 06:00 – 14:00 Saturday 06:00 – 16:00 Week 1 & 14:00 - 22.00 Week 2.

The pay rate for this role is £11.77 P/H

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

BS11 8AQ

What will I be doing?

  • To operate mobile plant in accordance with the site requirements.
  • Responsible for the daily checks and routine maintenance of the mobile plant including cleanliness of the inside and outside of the piece of plant you will be operating
  • To operate the state of the art baling machine
  • To work within and to adopt all H+S and compliance procedures that are in force at all the company’s depots.
  • 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 Manager.

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. 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 mobile plant is essential for this role.

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

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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