Plant Operative

Date 27/10/20

Location Ewelme, near Wallingford

If you have experience of operating machinery and mobile plant, such as loading shovels and 360 excavators, and are happy to work outdoors, here’s a varied role with plenty of opportunity for you to use your practical skills. At Grundon, the UK’s largest family-owned waste management company, we’re looking for a Plant Operative to join the team at our Ewelme recycling facility, near Wallingford, South Oxfordshire.

You’ll join us on a permanent full-time contract and have access to some 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).
- Optional Health Cash Plan to help you manage the cost of your everyday healthcare.
- Employee Assistance Programme – confidential and accessible 24/7.
- Perks at Work reward and discount scheme.
- Discounted gym membership (at participating gyms).

What you’ll be doing as Plant Operative
Our Materials Recovery Facilities (MRFs) are busy plants where materials such as paper, cardboard and cans are separated and sorted from tipped waste and then baled and sent on elsewhere to be recycled. As Plant Operative, you’ll help to ensure that the Ewelme facility runs smoothly, with duties including:

- Operating mobile plant.
- Feeding the processing plant with material.
- Loading trucks.
- Transferring waste around the site.
- Carrying out preventative plant maintenance and identifying any defects.
- General labouring, including litter-picking.

What we're looking for in our Plant Operative
 - Experience of operating mobile plant machinery, such as loading shovels and 360 excavators.
- Good timekeeping, attendance and team work.
- Ability to work safely in a busy environment.

Working hours: An average of 44.75 per week: 7.30am-4.30pm, Mon-Fri, plus alternate Saturday mornings, 7am-11.30am.

Interested in joining the Grundon success story as our Plant Operative? Click apply. NO AGENCIES PLEASE

 

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