Recycling Operative

4 days left

02 May 2019
30 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Landfill, Plant or Recycling Operative looking to take on a new challenge?
Viridor is one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies. Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor puts waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy. This is an exciting time to work at Viridor. We are at the forefront of the UK's green economy and we use smart people and technology to deliver our vision, bringing people together to give the world's resources new life.
We now have an opportunity for a Recycling Operative to join our Ford site, working 47.5 hours a week.
The Recycling Operative Role:
The Recycling Operative will undertake duties within the site recycling operation, as required or directed. This will include but not limited to, using fixed and mobile plant, picking activity, bale trimming, general cleaning, quality control operations, traffic coordination, basic maintenance activity where supervised and directed.
You'll work as part of a team to ensure maximum productivity within the recycling operation; understanding the production process and communicate any defects or issues to supervision, or maintenance teams. You will be flexible at all times and rotate between tasks according to site requirements.
The ideal Recycling Operative:
The ability to operate fixed plant and assist with minor maintenance is essential. You'll hold valid certificates (CPCS or equivalent and / or Mentor certs) to operate mobile plant such as FLT above 2.5 tonnes with forks or clamps and the wheeled loading shovel. You'll also have:
* Experience of operating in a production or recycling environment
* AP421 / 800 Control of hazardous energy qualifications
* Working knowledge of site licence requirements, working plans, emergency procedures
* Experience of fixed and mobile plant operation
* An awareness of Health & Safety in the workplace
* Ability to undertake structured work with consistent attention to detail.
* Fundamental IT skills
Rewards and Benefits
In return for your hard work as our Recycling Operative, we can offer a competitive salary plus benefits, including:
* A free helpline for health, legal or personal issues available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
* Free eye tests and prescription and safety eyewear where required.
* A contributory pension scheme - helping you plan for later in life
* Optional contributory healthcare
* Payroll giving (charity donations from salary deducted before tax) and cycle to work schemes are all available through Viridor Extras, Discounts on local gym membership and some of the biggest retail brands
If you want to work within a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, click apply