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Recycling Operative

Job description

Recycling Operative 
Monday to Friday 7.30am till 4.30pm
Pay £10.42 ph raising to £11.50 from 1st April
Temporary Immediate start
Overall purpose:
Receive and sort waste products for screening and/or transfer to landfill and treatment, in order to maximise value on sale. Work flexibly across the site in support of the efficient running of a commercial and customer focused facility.
Key responsibilities and Accountabilities:
1.    Sort and separate waste materials to maximise value on sale, and in accordance with Company procedures and relevant legislation.
2.    Work flexibly across the site as directed by your Supervisor, ensuring the site is clean and tidy, operations are carried out with due regard to the health and safety of all employees and contractors who may be affected by the operation, and avoidance of damage to plant, equipment and property.
3.     Operate plant and machinery and carry out daily inspection checks as required, complete defect and damage reports and other associated paperwork and follow the escalation process to workshops.
4.     Provide a high level of customer service at all times to external and internal customers.
5.     Ensure uniform/PPE is worn at all times whilst on duty and is kept in a clean, tidy and serviceable manner in accordance with Company health and safety requirements.
6.     Safely and efficiently direct and control waste delivery vehicles at the tipping apron or on the site.
7.     For landfill operations ensure waste is tipped at agreed locations and compacted.
8.     Carry out site inspections and checks as directed.
9.     Picking various materials from a moving conveyor belt ensuring quality and recovery rates are maximised.
10.   Be aware of and follow Coastal UK Group policies and procedures, with particular attention to standards of customer service, health and safety, and equality and diversity.