Mobile Plant Operative

Glasgow City
Recycling and Resource
Up to £23850 per annum + + shift allowance
11-05-2022 12:54 PM

Mobile Plant Operative
Waste Management

£23,800 per annum + 15% shift allowance (£27,475 PA)
Our Client is one of the UK's leading provider of Environmental solutions, offering a full range of Waste and Energy Recovery services through a vast and growing network of Plants and Facilities across the country. As such they are looking for a Mobile Plant Operative to join one of their established teams based at their Transfer Station in Bargeddie.
Roles & Responsibilities
As the plant operative you will be responsible for:

  • To work as part of a team of recycling operatives to ensure maximum productivity within the recycling operation.
  • Conducting recycling activities such as, but not limited to, picking operations, bale trimming, quality control and general cleaning in a safe and controlled manner in line with safe operating procedures.
  • To carry out cleaning tasks and duties associated with the operations of the recycling facility, including basic maintenance where supervised and directed along with any other reasonable operational requirements.
  • Conducting thorough inspections of fixed plant and complete documentation such as daily checks and defect reporting when necessary.
  • Monitor production processing equipment, checking for blockages, reporting any defects, and acting accordingly when required to resolve the matter or escalate where appropriate.

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following

  • An awareness of Health and Safety in the workplace
  • Experience of working within a recycling or production environment
  • Working knowledge of site licence requirements, emergency procedures, relevant Company Policies and Procedures, duty of care regulations and H&S regulations
  • Ability to undertake structured work with consistent attention to detail.
  • Previous experience of using mobile plant machinery
  • Full UK recognised mobile plant licences as required

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role

  • £23,800 per annum + 15% shift allowance (£27,475 PA)
  • Career growth and development opportunities
  • 4 on 4 off rota
  • Cycle to Work scheme

How to Apply
To apply, please call Megan Balmer on 0744139 1332 or send a copy of your CV to

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