Plant Operative / Working Foreman

Bury St Edmunds
03 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Applicant Services
Contract Type
Full Time
FCC Environment is a leading UK waste and resource management company, which is part of a global group with a strong heritage in providing services for communities and businesses. Our vision is to be the environmental company of choice, delivering change for a sustainable future. We operate over 200 facilities in England, Scotland and Wales and employ around 2,500 employees and we recycle 1.2 million tonnes of waste each year.

FCC Environment’s core business centres on collection, resource recovery and renewable energy providing services for local authorities and commercial customers. To make our skills and expertise easily accessible to our customers, our business is grouped into five core services; municipal services, business waste solutions, recycling, green energy and waste processing.

Plant Operative / Working Foreman
Located at our Bury St Edmunds plant near Newmarket, it will be your job to assist the Site Manager in controlling and co-coordinating the safe and efficient operation of the site. You will be working in accordance with management instructions, health & safety and legislative requirements, planning permissions, waste management licence etc. and ensuring compliance with the above. Your day to day duties will include:
• Being conversant with the relevant details of the Waste Management Licence, Working Plan, risk assessments, COSHH assessments, emergency procedures and other relevant health, safety & environmental documents
• Ensuring compliance with relevant legislation at all times and especially that concerning health and safety in the workplace and the ‘Duty of Care’
• Operating mobile plant in a safe and efficient manner
• Ensuring plant and equipment are maintained
• Operating weighbridge systems in accordance with policies and procedures
• Providing exemplary customer service
• Delivering a prompt and efficient service to haulage sub-contractors and to assist them wherever safe, practical and necessary.

We need our Plant Operative / Working Foreman to be:
• An experienced plant operator (e.g. wheeled loading shovel, excavator, agricultural vehicles or other tracked plant) - Current license desirable
• Keen to work as part of a team
• Hardworking and willing to learn
• Health and safety minded
• Driven and resilient
• Able to prioritise
• Effective and robust
• Able to assist in the strategic direction of the business

If you wish to be considered for our Plant Operative / Working Foreman role, please click apply and submit your CV. You will receive an email shortly which you will need to read through.