Waste Facility Labourer

Date 05/02/21

Location Ewelme, near Wallingford

Are you keen to get trained up on operating forklift trucks, plus machinery and other plant (or perhaps you already have experience)? Looking for an active job in an enthusiastic  team? Happy to work outdoors in all weathers? If you’re practical, reliable and really want to learn, then our Waste Facility Labourer role could suit you down to the ground. You’ll join us on a full-time, permanent contract at our waste transfer station at Ewelme, near Wallingford, and earn a competitive salary plus great benefits, including:

- Pension scheme – auto-enrolment on your first day with us. You contribute 5% of pay (true cost is less due to Income Tax and NI relief) and Grundon matches this
- Life assurance cover as a member of our pension scheme (twice your annual salary from day one)
- Option to buy additional holiday and join cycle to work scheme (after a qualifying period)
- Perks at Work reward and discount scheme (cinema, leisure attractions, shops, travel)
- Discounted gym membership (at participating gyms)

What you'll be doing as Waste Facility Labourer 
Our award-winning Technical waste transfer station is where aerosols and batteries, through to paint and fluorescent tubes, are assessed by our chemists, sorted and sent on for further treatment and disposal. As one of our Waste Facility Labourers, you’ll be part of a hard-working and skilled team, with duties that include:
- Operating the on-site waste processing equipment and forklift trucks.
- Unloading and loading lorries.
- Plant and equipment daily check.
- Assisting with inspecting and segregating waste.
- Going off site to help our drivers with loading and packing waste on customers’ sites.
- Sweeping and jet-washing the yard.

The work involves an element of physical labour and conditions can be uncomfortable e.g. sometimes wearing a protective suit and respirator.

What we’re looking for in our Waste Facility Labourer
- A positive and professional attitude.
- Reliability.
- You enjoy team work but are also happy to work on your own initiative.
- A forklift truck licence, though not essential as we'll train you up if not.
- Full UK driving licence.

What are the working hours?
7am-4pm or 9am-6pm Monday to Friday, rotated on a fortnightly basis. A total of 40 hours per week.

Interested in joining the Grundon success story as our Waste Facility Labourer? Click apply. NO AGENCIES

Please note: We interview as soon as we have applications that look like a good match, so please apply as soon as possible. We advertised the role of Waste Facility Labourer on 05.02.2021 

What is it like working at Grundon?

We are committed to achieving diversity by employing the right people to deliver a high quality service based on equality of opportunity, skills, qualifications and relevant experience. We are the largest family-owned waste management company in the UK and we care as much about our employees as we do the environment. We aim to attract and retain high-quality, committed, enthusiastic, customer-focused individuals.

what we offer

Pension Scheme

Pension Scheme

Life Insurance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme

Health Cash Plan

Health Cash Plan

Discounted Gym Membership

Discounted Gym Membership

Cycle to Work Scheme

Cycle to Work Scheme

Mobile Phone Discounts

Mobile Phone Discounts

Holiday Plus

Holiday Plus

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Long Service Benefits

Long Service Benefits

Come and join our team

Contact us today to find out how Grundon can provide you with a challenging and stimulating working environment, where you can fulfil your potential