Compost Facility Mobile Plant Operative

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Composting Facility Mobile Plant Operative
Walpole, Bridgwater
Competitive Salary plus Benefits
Working 39 hours per week, Monday to Friday (Occasional Saturday)

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.

The Role

We are looking to recruit a Compost Facility Mobile Plant Operative based at our Walpole Site in Bridgwater to carry out a variety of machine operating duties relating to the production of compost from green waste and associated activities. The purpose of the role is to operate and maintain mobile and static machinery and assist in the safe and efficient operation of the plant as instructed by the Compost Manager and Compost Charge Hand.

A principle responsibility is to safely and competently conduct routine maintenance and cleaning and litter picking to remove contaminants from incoming waste. Compost Facility Mobile Plant Operative Duties include, but not limited to:

- Carry out traffic control for site users
- Maintaining general tidiness and cleanliness to the work area and welfare facilities
- Ensure that the delivery of waste is conducted in compliance with the site permit and company procedures
- Report on unplanned events or any problems to the Compost Change Hand or Compost Manager.
- Maintain accurate records in accordance with the Environmental Management System and Site Operational Systems.

The ideal Compost Facility Mobile Plant Operative:

We are looking for a strong flexible team player who can also work well individually. Carrying out a variety of manual and machine operating duties, including the handling of waste delivered to site as well as the loading and dispatch of compost product offsite. The successful candidate will have a can do attitude. The working environment would be outdoors and potentially in the presence of dust and odour.

- Mobile plant operations, maintenance and daily checks
- Plant operating skills for the main plant routinely used at the site - telescopic handler, wheeled loading shovel, shredders, screeners and wind-sifter
- Experience of driving mobile plant
- CPCS Qualification or equivalent
- Ability to effectively carry out instructions
- Mechanical knowledge of plant electrics & hydraulics
- A Full Driving Licence is essential to the role

Rewards & Benefits

In return for your hard work as our Compost Facility Mobile Plant Operative, we can offer a Competitive salary plus excellent 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.
- Childcare vouchers, 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 in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustaiThe vacancy you have applied for is being advertised by CVWOW Ltd, the UK's leading, award winning recruitment specialist. No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. Full terms and conditions of the CVWOW business can be found on our website.

Contact Details:
Tel: 02392856811
Contact: Beth Vick

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