Site Operative - Crediton, Devon - EX17 5BP

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Crediton, Devon - EX17 5BP
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews will be held W/C 17th December
£7.83 per hour
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 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 role is a permanent, full time position, with plenty of opportunity for overtime

In the winter months, working hours will be 35.5 hours per week, Wednesday - Sunday.

During the summer months, working hours will be 40 hours per week, Wednesday - Sunday.

The rate of pay for this role will be £7.83 per hour, with overtime being paid at time and a quarter.

You will also be expected to be able to cover on a Transfer Station site.

What will I be doing?

  • Assisting MOPs and answering any questions,
  • General sweeping and tidying of site – including litter picking, cleaning toilets/mess hut/office, cleaning signs/skips,
  • Assist during skip exchange/compacting,
  • Handling money – Resale & chargeable.
  • Use of till system,
  • Sorting waste and diverting away from Non-Recyclable Waste,
  • Ensuring the site maintains its high standards
  • Ensure the site is compliant to legislation, contract and company policies and procedures.
  • Completing any reasonable request by team leader, stand in team leader or management.
  • Mobile plant driving – compacting skips, loading artics etc.
  • Assisting with running the transfer station – to include weighbridge operations, litter control etc.

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.

Previous experience within the waste industry or other high volume production processes is an advantage but not a necessity as full training will be provided where necessary.

The successful candidate should be willing to undertake mobile plant training, as this will form a part of their role, and also must be able to travel for this training.

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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