Waste Facility Labourers

Date 24/06/22

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 our waste transfer site at Ewelme, near Wallingford on a full-time, permanent contract and earn £10.80-£11.50 per hour, depending on experience, plus a host of great benefits, including:

- Discretionary bonus (performance based)
- Pension scheme (you contribute 5% of pay, Grundon matches this) with life assurance cover 
- Option to buy additional holiday 
- Reward and discount shopping scheme 
- Range of wellbeing benefits, including Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work, health cash plan and discounted 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 the Technical Chemists with inspecting and segregating waste.
- Going off site to help the Technical drivers with loading and packing varied wastes on customers' sites.
- Sweeping and jet-washing the yard.

The work involves an element of physical labourer 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
- Ideally a forklift truck licence, but we'll train you up if not 
- Full UK driving licence

Working hours: 7am-4pm or 9am-6pm Mon-Fri, rotated on a fortnightly basis. A total of 40 hours per week.

Grow with Grundon 
Grundon is an award-winning and long-established waste management, environmental and quarrying company, and we place great value on attracting and developing great people. Interested in joining our success story as Waste Facility Labourer and strengthening our team? Click apply! No agencies please.

Please note: We interview as soon as we have applications that look like a good match, so please apply as soon as possible 
 

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