Plant Operative

27 May 2021
24 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Plant Operative

Location: Coventry

Salary: GBP13 per hour

Plant Operatives! Are you looking for a role that offers long-term opportunities and potential career progression rather than being stuck in a dead-end job? Are you a self-proclaimed "grafter" looking to earn a fantastic basic wage? I am going to assist you into heading into summer by offering you a hot new role that we have available!

I am seeking professional, experienced and self-motivated site-staff to join an existing team of plant operatives and fully support my client within the recycling sector. As my golden candidate you will be experienced in site-based roles and carrying out physically-demanding duties. You will be confident in the use of machinery and have a genuine desire to work as part of a successful team in order to ensure customer satisfaction.

The Role:

To assist the site manager in controlling and co-ordinating the safe and efficient operation of the site in accordance with management instructions, health & safety and legislative requirements.

To be aware of and conversant with, the relevant details of the permit, working plan and risk assessments as directed by the site manager

To operate mobile plant in a safe and efficient manner, in accordance with group policies and procedures

To ensure that plant and equiptment is maintained as specified and the appropriate records are completed.

Optimise transport utilisation

Be responsible for ensuring that health, safety and environment standards are maintained to company requirements

Use own initiative to problem-solve

Liaise with customers both face-to-face and via telephone to achieve the highest standards of service

Work as part of a team to ensure maximum productivity

Ensure a safe and clean working environment at all times


CSCS card is desirable

Experience of working in site-based roles is essential

Experience in the use of machinery is preferred

Experience in driving a loading shovel is desirable

Excellent communication skills is paramount

Strong team player

Mobile plant licences are preferred

If you are looking for the next step in your career and want to start summer with a brand new role, then get in touch with Billy in our Head Office. These roles will be filled quickly so get in touch today if you don't want to miss out!


Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal employment company