Site Operative (Recycling Centre)

Company:  Biffa Waste
Location: East Grinstead
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description
Changing the way people think about waste. At Biffa, we love working with waste. Whether we're turning it into sustainable power, finding new ways to recycle it or simply keeping it off the streets, we believe every day is an opportunity to improve the lives of millions. It's a view that's shared by our 10,000+ people around the country, who trust us to provide them with a career that's always rewarding, often challenging, but never dull. And it's why we're the UK's No. 1 choice for business waste management Help us make a difference as Site Operative at our household waste recycling centre in East Grinstead. Days of work: Thur - Mon Start and finish time: Winter 9 - 6, Summer 9 - 4 Overtime rate: day 6 = 1.5 , day 7 = 2 Recycling bonus per month A quick look at the role. You will assist in the safe and efficient day-to-day operation of the site, together with assistance to general public visiting the site. Also ensure that waste brought onto the site is segregated as much as possible for recycling. At all times adhering to Company policies and procedures including H&S, environmental and operational requirements. Why it's an opportunity not to be wasted. To assist in the safe, efficient and profitable operation by providing operative services together with interface with the general public. By serving the needs of the site operations in respect of operative services generally within (but not exclusive to) the following areas - picking and segregation of waste within the site and floor, cleaning of yard areas. Advise and assist centre users, to maximise segregation and recycling. Redirect commercial customers and portray the best corporate image. You must remain aware at all times of your responsibilities for your own H&S and for the H&S of those directly responsible to you and your work colleagues. You must ensure that at all times the correct PPE is worn. Please refer to the H&S Policy for further details on your specific responsibility. You must adhere to all Company Policies & Procedures, including but not limited to, those specified in the Employee Handbook, H&S Policy, EMS System, IMS System and any financial systems. Apart from the duties summarised in your Role Profile, we retain the right to include other reasonable duties which are part of, and incidental to, this type of work.Requirements Here's what we require: Customer service skills - ability and willingness to assist members of the public and other site users. Ability to work as part of a team. Ability to work to own initiative Ability and willingness to assist members of the public and other site users Good communication skills Good time keeping and attendance resilient, self-motivated and ability to juggle priorities Basic literacy, numeracy, and clerical skills Dealing with public Record Keeping Dealing with difficult situations / members of the public Team workingBenefits And here's why you'll love it at Biffa. Competitive salary Ongoing career development, training and coaching - because if you don't grow, we don't grow. Generous pension scheme. Retail and leisure discounts. Holiday and travel discounts. Bike to work schemeDedicated to diversity. At Biffa we believe different ideas, perspective and backgrounds are key to developing a creative working environment that delivers real results. It's why you'll find us championing diversity and equality at every turn
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