Recycling Operative

  • Job Reference: Alton
  • Date Posted: 27 September 2019
  • Recruiter: Veolia
  • Location: Alton, Hampshire
  • Salary: £17,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £1,300 pa attendance bonus
  • Sector: Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title -  Recycling Operative

Salary -  £17,000 plus £1,300 pa attendance bonus**** plus Veolia benefits *listed below

Location - Veolia, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 4JD

Hours - Full time, Monday-Friday, 06:00am-14:30pm & 14:30pm-23:00pm rolling shifts 


What you’ll do


You will be responsible for carrying out recycling operative tasks at Alton Materials Recovery Facility. Other duties include:

  • Ensuring materials are separated to meet the required standards of the markets as directed

  • Sorting individual materials off the sorting conveyor as directed

  • Ensuring the work area is kept in a clean and tidy condition during and at the end of the working day

  • Undertaking cleaning duties of the plant when required

  • Undertaking all tasks in accordance with the Company’s Quality and Environmental Management System and Health and Safety

  • Providing cover for other positions within the MRF

  • Operating mobile plant and balers if required and on the successful completion of the relevant training

  • Carrying out any reasonable request made by management to ensure the smooth running of the MRF


The experience you will need


Essential:

  • Full UK driving licence and transport due to the location


Desirable:

  • Previous recycling experience


Benefits you will receive within this role are


  • Peoples Pension 

  • Access to Veolia Rewards, benefits and discounts

  • Cycle to work scheme *national minimum wage dependent

  • Access to health benefits such as: Back in action & Simply Health cash plan

  • Employee Assistance Program - offers a variety of confidential services to help identify and address problems that impact the workplace  


Where you’ll work 


Alton MRF is the largest Materials Recycling Facility that Veolia has in Hampshire and the most technologically advanced plant of its kind in the county. We are based just off the A31 at Upper Froyle. The site receives recyclable material or ‘dry’ materials like paper, card, plastic and cans where they are separated by a combination of automatic and manual sorting.


There are over 90 people working on site responsible to the Supervisory Team, who work closely together to meet the needs of the business. The Supervisory Team is built up of 2 Shift Supervisors, 2 Shift Leaders and then supported by the Senior Operations Supervisor, the team work closely together to ensure each shift operates efficiently, effectively with an emphasis on the Health and Safety of everyone working on site.


 

Who is Veolia?


We are the UK leader in Environmental Solutions. We offer services and expertise in waste, water and energy management helping to build a more sustainable future. As a global organisation, our work focuses on delivering simple but innovative solutions to preserving natural resources, reducing pollution and protecting our environment.


We live in a world that needs to take care of its resources, and our mission is to 'Resource the World'. Improving communities and protecting the environment are right at the heart of our business.


It takes more than just words and ambition to achieve this, it takes the daily efforts of thousands of people across the UK to bring it to life. Together our employees make our communities better. They are the resourcers, behind the resources.

 

Veolia is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or veteran status.